Assistance Center of Towson Churches

Services

WHAT WE'VE DONE

Services Given in 2018:

31,176 ... people assisted
337,421 ... pounds of food
$704,942 ... value of food distributed
19,019 ... volunteer hours
$127,089 ... financial help
2,846... bus tokens, passes and gasoline help
8,043 ... total assistance for homeless
178 ... sheltered bed nights
2,359 ... Thanksgiving Baskets for families











SERVICE AREA

ACTC provides assistance to those in 19 zip code areas bounded by zones 21210, 21212 and 21239 on the south, west to Falls Road, east to include all of 21234 and north to the state line.

The zip codes are: 21013, 21030, 21053, 21057, 21082, 21093, 21105, 21111, 21120, 21131, 21152, 21204, 21210, 21212, 21234, 21239, 21284, 21285 and 21286.



HOW WE HELP ...
 


Since the Assistance center of Towson Churches opened
in 1985, it has grown from a consortium of 14 churches to an organization of 50 congregations and 60+ volunteers. Together they carry on the founders' ecumenical mission of providing emergency services to needy families and individuals in the community.

Their support enables ACTC to offer:

  • Bagged lunches
  • Care Bags for the homeless
  • Nonperishable food supplies for 3-5 days
  • Help with eviction prevention, fuel, utilities and prescriptions
  • Fresh produce
  • Free ID, birth certificate and license replacement
  • Mail pickup for the homeless
  • Shower passes and toiletries
  • Clothing and shelter referrals
  • Transportation to job interviews and medical appointments

Special Projects:

  • Dental Day
  • Back-to-School event
  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Boots for Christmas
  • Christmas Family Adoption
  • Community Dinner
  • Food for Thought

A BRIEF HISTORY ...
Told by Rev. Fred Weimert, a founder and current Executive Board president.

While ACTC began its ministry here in Towson 34 years ago, that wasn't really its beginning. ACTC actually began earlier as a ministry of the churches in Lutherville. It was located in what was then called the Chapel of the Holy Comforter
. Read more ...




 




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