In observance of Memorial Day, ACAC's administrative offices, community kitchen, and food pantry will be closed on Monday, May 29th. A community lunch meal will be served at First Reformed UCC (513 W. Front St.). ACAC's shelter will remain open. For urgent needs, please call (336)229-0881 x. 108.
Have a safe weekend!
Allied Churches of Alamance County is excited to announce the appointment of Richard G. Gary as its new Executive Director. Gary was selected by the board of directors because of his extensive experience in nonprofit management, programming, team development, and community relations. Richard will start April 3.
“Richard brings the talent, experience and passion that is so critical to working with our community to deliver on our mission and move our organization into the future,” said Beth Warner, Allied Churches board chair.
A resident of McLeansville, Gary has more...
We are so grateful for the community's outpouring of support at this time of year! The following will be our holiday schedule during the next two weeks. Please call (336)229-0881 x. 108 for urgent needs.
No community meals served:
Food Pantry closed:
Admin. Offices closed:
ACAC's Thanksgiving holiday schedule will run as follows:
Thursday, November 24th
- Administrative office & drop-in center closed
- Shelter open (regular hours)
- Lunch open to the community
- Dinner for shelter guests only
Friday, November 25th
- Administrative office closed
- Shelter, pantry, and community kitchen open as usual
If you have an urgent need during this holiday week, please call our Shelter office at (336)229-0881 ext. 108.
Give a Double Gift This Year!
Join us to launch the Honor Card Program with coffee and conversation on Tuesday, November 8th from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. here at ACAC (206 N. Fisher St.). This is the first time that cards will be available for check-out!
Beginning November 8th, 2016, Honor Cards are available for purchase at our facility from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. We ask for a minimum donation of $5 per card. Please come to the glass door entrance facing Trade St. (left end of building),...
An open letter to Alamance County neighbors:
For more than 30 years, Allied Churches of Alamance County has provided critical services to members of our community with dire needs. Our shelter for homeless citizens, the community kitchen, our food pantry, and our resource center remain essential community assets for supporting and protecting families and children facing crisis and assisting them onto the path of independence. We are the largest provider of these services in our community. Our mission is critical to the well-being of Alamance County: to...
Due to the extremely hot weather expected in the area over this coming weekend (July 23-24), and through the summer season, Allied Churches of Alamance County will provide temporary shelter for individuals and families that do not have adequate sources of cooling. The Allied Churches facility, located at 206 North Fisher Street in Burlington, NC will serve as an emergency cooling shelter for anyone in need. ACAC's Drop-In Center and cafeteria will remain open and have water available throughout the weekend for community members in need.
Per ACAC’s Inclement Weather Policy, when...
Allied Churches Wants You to be All-In
Allied Churches of Alamance County (ACAC) has kicked off a 30-day fundraising campaign to help support its emergency shelter and food assistance programs. The “All-In” campaign hopes to raise $100,000 in operational funding. As part of the campaign launch, an anonymous foundation has offered a match up to $20,000. “All-In” supporters are encouraged to make a monthly pledge of any dollar amount, although one-time gifts are welcome.
“What we need at ACAC the most is committed monthly support that we can count on,” says...
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...
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.