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LIFE CONTRASTS

LIFE CONTRASTS

I was born in Venezuela, which was considered one of the richest countries in Latin America because it had the largest oil reserves in the world. Many people from neighboring countries emigrated to Venezuela in the golden years to live in that earthly paradise. Sadly,...

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DRIVE THRU PORK BBQ DINNER TO BENEFIT CENTER

DRIVE THRU PORK BBQ DINNER TO BENEFIT CENTER

The Community Center invites you to “pig out” for a good cause. The AOCC is sponsoring a drive thru pork BBQ meal fundraiser on Saturday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lancaster Church of the Brethren. The church is located at 1601 Sunset Ave. (near the...

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SPOTLIGHT ON STAFF: MARIA PEREZ

SPOTLIGHT ON STAFF: MARIA PEREZ

Maria Perez has been a faithful volunteer at the Community Center for many years. She previously worked at QVC. Maria has one son and two daughters, all of whom live in the area. She also has seven grandchildren. About 30 years ago, Maria heard the Spanish radio...

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MINISTRY UPDATES

MINISTRY UPDATES

Each program of the Community Center exists “to share God’s love by providing education and social services that empower the local Latino Community.” The Food Bank served 544 persons in November, 193 in December, and 435 in January. Construction of the new retaining...

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REBUILD THAT WALL! COVER THAT FLOOR!

REBUILD THAT WALL! COVER THAT FLOOR!

The AOCC Board has approved two major renovation projects with large financial impacts. We need your help to see them through. First, a bulging block retaining wall on the west side of the building, where the food bank box truck...

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SPOTLIGHT ON STAFF: DANNY GINGRICH

SPOTLIGHT ON STAFF: DANNY GINGRICH

Danny Gingrich serves the Community Center as its English teacher and also as the coordinator of the Computers for Refugees program. His work for the Center is characterized by dedication, humility, and passion for Christ and His mission. Danny says he feels blessed...

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