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About us

LEADING AND ENGAGING THE CITY OF ARLINGTON IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER AND POVERTY.

Our MISSION is to lead and engage our community in the fight against hunger and poverty. 

Our VISION is to meet the immediate, basic needs of those in our community, partner with other community agencies & organizations to advance our mission and proactively seek new resources and tools to serve those in need.

Our CODE OF PRACTICE will:

  • Instill a sense of dignity in each client, visitor, volunteer and staff person when entering and leaving our facility.

  • Focus on the needs of the clients and what we can do to improve their circumstances.

  • Serve clients with integrity and refrain from judgment of their individual situation.

  • Embrace, value, and champion diversity of all clients, volunteers and staff persons.

HUNGER, POVERTY, and HOMELESSNESS ARE REAL PROBLEMS FOR MANY PEOPLE IN ARLINGTON. 

 

The primary reason for households facing eviction and potential homelessness is the occurrence of a crisis, such as job loss, reduction of hours, lay-off, medical emergency or inability to pay health care expenses, domestic violence situations, or other situations that effect financial stability, leading to inability to pay rent.

 

The most  common needs of this group include access to food, clothing, rental assistance payments, utility payments, job search assistance, medical care, and supplemental assistance, such as food stamps, Medicaid, and or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Families in unstable housing situations and those experiencing a crisis, often need guidance from knowledgeable case managers to navigate available resources.

Our Team

Deborah
Executive Director
deborah@ArlingtonCharities.org
Casey
Program Director
casey@ArlingtonCharities.org
AJ
Distribution Manager
aj@ArlingtonCharities.org
Jessica
Market Truck Coordinator
jessica@ArlingtonCharities.org
Penny
Development Director
penny@ArlingtonCharities.org
Robin
Operations Manager
robin@ArlingtonCharities.org
Adam
Home Delivery Coordinator
CaseManager@ArlingtonCharities.org
Liz
Communications + Marketing
liz@ArlingtonCharities.org
Catherine
Volunteer Manager
catherine@ArlingtonCharities.org
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THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS:

CORPORATE PARTNERS:

Albertsons Safeway · Allegra · Applied Avionics · Bob Moore Construction · Cokesbury Class · Comerica Bank · ExxonMobil Foundation · Fielder Investments · Frost Bank · Johnson & Johnson · Lear Corporation · Medical Center of Arlington · Muse & Motion · Pfizer Foundation · Stanfield, Inc. Realtors

COMMUNITY PARTNERS:

Advent Lutheran Church · All Saints Lutheran Church · Altrusa International Foundation of Arlington · Arch Ferguson Foundation · Arlington Kiwanas Foundation · Arlington Lodge 2114, B.P.O.E · Arlington Methodist Men · Arlington Tomorrow Foundation · Baylor Scott and White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital of Arlington · Bible Explorers Sunday School Class · Calvary Baptist Church · Central Baptist Church · Church of the Good Shepard United Methodist · Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints · Communities Foundation of Texas · Epworth United Methodist Women · First Christian Church, Arlington · First Methodist Adult Bible Class · First Presbyterian Church Arlington · First United Methodist Church · Grace Presbyterian Church of Arlington · Lamplighters Class · Lions Foundation of Greater Arlington · Most Blessed Sacrament · New World United Methodist Church of Arlington · Northwest Christian Church, Arlington · Pantego Lions Foundation · Shepherd of Life Lutheran Church · St. Albans Episcopal Church · St. Barnabas United Methodist Church · St. John Cumberland Presbyterian · St. John the Apostle United Methodist Church · St. Vincent De Paul Church · Tarrant Area Food Bank · Trinity United Methodist · United Methodist Church of the Covenant · United Methodist Westminster Presbyterian Church · United Methodist Women 

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