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It was our honor to recognize two very valuable partnerships that have influenced ACAC for the better in the last year. The First Annual Foundation Builder Awards were presented on Thursday, April 28th to one set of individuals and one business. 

Jason DeBoer and Jeff Gabriel of DeBoer & Gabriel Builders in Burlington have partnered with ACAC and United Way of Alamance County to provide affordable housing through ACAC's Rapid Rehousing program. Beginning in January of 2015, United Way of Alamance County, ACAC and DeBoer & Gabriel entered into a...

On the evening of April 21st, ACAC volunteers and staff joined together to celebrate the over 20,000 hours of service per year given in our kitchen, food pantry, shelter, and administrative offices. Guests were invited to enjoy coffee and desserts while staff and board members showed their appreciation with a "Thank You" video. BJ Bailey, a food pantry volunteer and board member, spoke about his experience serving here at ACAC. Volunteer Coordinator, Brittany Graybeal, gave reflections on the value of volunteers as advocates for the vulnerable neighbors that ACAC serves. 

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Please join ACAC for a Homeless Memorial

Thursday, February 4th
6:00 p.m.
Allied Churches of Alamance County
206 N. Fisher St., Burlington, NC 27217

All are welcome to a ceremony to commemorate the lives of the homeless members of our community who died this past year.
A community dinner meal will be served immediately following.

We will be honoring:

Kathy Bailey

David Fryer

Franky Gwen

Robert Miller

Gary Sellars

Barbara Welsh

Troy Williamson

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All local landlords are encouraged to come and hear about ACAC’s Rapid Re-housing Program and learn how you can become a part of the solution to ending homelessness in Alamance County!

ACAC’s 2nd Annual Landlord Breakfast
Tuesday, January 19th
9:30am – 10:30am
Allied Churches of Alamance County – 206 N. Fisher St. Burlington, NC

For more information please contact ACAC Housing Specialist Monika Gauthier at (336)229.0881 x. 104 or via email at mgauthier@alliedchurches.org

“Portraits of Hope” introduces neighbors to neighbors to help bring attention to issues of social, economic and educational inequalities in our community. The statistics are bleak: more than 1 in 4 children in Alamance County live in poverty. Almost 1 in 5 of all Alamance County residents live in poverty and almost half of all renters cannot afford fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment or house. But hearing the stories of real men and women in our community can remind us of the people behind the numbers. And seeing their faces can remind us that hope has not been lost.

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Due to the extremely cold weather expected in the area in the coming days, and throughout the winter season, Allied Churches of Alamance County will provide temporary shelter for individuals and families that do not have adequate sources of heat. The Allied Churches facility, located at 206 North Fisher Street in Burlington, NC will serve as an emergency warming shelter for anyone in need. 

Per ACAC’s Inclement Weather Policy, when temperatures drop below 35*, ACAC has beds available for those in need. Registration for inclement weather bed assignment...

As we approach the holiday season, we'd like to invite you to share the fun and excitement with your neighbors in need at Allied Churches. To make Christmas meaningful for ACAC's shelter guests this year, we have put together a set of Holiday Giving Guidelines, as well as an Amazon wish list that makes it easy to have items shipped right to us!

We need your help right away if we're to continue...

Are you committed to Ending Homelessness? If you are, then you may be the person we are looking for - ACAC is now hiring a Bookkeeper / Office Manager!  

Click here to ger more info!!  http://www.alliedchurches.org/exciting-employment-opportunities-available

An Evening of Arts to Benefit ACAC

John Love and the Doug Burns Big Band Present:

A Century of Sinatra!
Sunday, December 13th • 7:30 pm
McCrary Theatre, Elon University
Tickets: $10 • Call 336-278-5610 to reserve

& across the hall:

“Portraits of Hope” A Photo Exhibit
See the faces and hear the stories of poverty and perseverance in Alamance County

Isabella Cannon Room
Performing Arts Center. Elon University
December 13, 2015— February 23, 2016

Join us as we unveil the art for the 2015 Honor Card. Honor cards are the perfect way to send your holiday wishes to your family and friends while supporting ACAC's work to house the homeless and feed the hungry.
 

Thursday, November 5th
Paramount Theater
128 E. Front St., Burlington, NC
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

 

Each year, Greensboro artist William Mangum creates a beautiful holiday greeting card to support the work of NC homeless shelters. Honor Card sales provide the single largest source of income for ACAC annually....

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