So proud to work with John Robinson! John is the Times-News, "Cook of the Month." Congratulations John.
Great story about community giving. Alamance Barber Institute comes every week to give haircuts to residents and visitors of ACAC. Sometimes all it takes a is good haircut, a little change, to lift your confidence...priceless!!! For more: http://myfox8.com/2014/04/09/alamance-barber-institute-gives-free-weekly-haircuts/
Come out and visit your favorite vendors, meet the local farmers, AND visit staff of Allied Churches Saturday April 5th, 8am - 12 noon, downtown Burlington (corner of Front Street and Spring St).
After a long weekend, ACAC is fully functioning - lights, internet, and phones are up and running. ACAC is grateful no one was hurt and all our residents and neighbors are safe. Thanks to all who assisted during this time!!
Please note: We are NOT accepting perishable food donations as this time. Check back regularly to see when we will be receiving perishable food donations again.
4pm on Sunday the power came back to the shelter. We have electricity, still NO phones and internet. We are however OPEN for business.
Day three - due to the recent ice storm and subsequent power outages - ACAC (Alamance County's Homeless Shelter) is still running on generator power. Our phones and computer services are currently down. WE ARE OPERATING THE SHELTER AND SOUP KITCHEN BUSINESS AS USUAL.
Additionally, we cannot accept perishable food donations at this time as we have limited working refrigeration space.
Due to the recent ice storm and subsequent power outages, ACAC is operating on emergency generator power only. Phones and internet services are currently down. WE ARE OPERATING BUSINESS AS USUAL IN THE SHELTER AND SOUP KITCHEN.
Allied Churches currently has an exciting opportunity to work in our shelter as a Shelter Advocate. The Shelter Advocate facilitates the smooth operation of the shelter and monitors the safety and security of all shelter residents in a supportive and comfortable environment. For more information click on our "what YOU can do" tab!!
Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop event to provide a broad range of FREE services to people experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. Hosted by Hope Church: 1606 W Davis St, Burlington, NC 27215
Participants can get connected to services such as: Housing & Shelter, Education & Training, Social Services - Benefits, Health Care, Legal Assistance, and more. Other Onsite FREE benefits include: onsite day care, haircuts, lunch, and "Stuff" bag!!
Transportation (round trip) will be available from: Allied Churches,...
"People who care about hunger and housing must respond directly – by helping a family in need, volunteering at a community agency or supporting private agencies that assist poor people here and in other countries. But effective help for homeless people, hungry people, people living in poverty, walks on two legs – the leg of charity and the leg of public policy," said Crawford, ACAC Executive Director. "People of good will must respond to immediate needs with immediate help; but the fight against homelessness & hunger, against poverty, won’t move forward if they (...