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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 (...


Due to the extremely cold weather expected in the area tonight and tomorrow (January 6-7), Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Burlington Chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering to provide temporary shelter for families that do not have adequate sources of heat.  The American Red Cross is providing cots in the Allied Churches’ facility, located at 206 North Fisher Street in Burlington, NC.  The shelter is open to the public at 5:30pm each day for registration with beds assigned at 7:30pm.  Check out will occur at 9:00am Tuesday and Wednesday mornings...

There is still time to give a LIFE-CHANGING gift this holiday season.  It’s a gift that brings promise and hope to those less fortune.  Take the stress out of your holiday shopping while putting meaning back into giving!

Instead of material gifts this holiday season, participate in the Allied Churches Honor Card Program!    For each gift of $5 or more, you can request an Honor Card for your family or friends.   Each gift helps our struggling neighbors with a safe place, a warm bed, a hot meal – even a better life...

New Video! 4 minutes of who ACAC is and what we do...take a look and SHARE. Its all of YOU who make us who we are today. http://www.alliedchurches.org/about-us

Canned foods are needed to create a Community Sharing Christmas Tree to benefit Allied Churches of Alamance County’s Food Pantry.

“The need is great and downtown merchants would like to get behind this effort,” said Mary Faucette, Burlington Recreation & Parks Department’s special events supervisor.

Faucette said the organizers of Dec. 13’s Holiday Magic, A Dickens Christmas hope to create “an 8-foot-tall tree with several smaller trees that we will light up at 7:30 p.m. that night.”

Canned food collection sites include the Company Shops Market, Bella’s House, The...

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