Monthly Archives: November 2012

Action Ministries Brings Christmas to Augusta

For more than a decade, Action Ministries Augusta has given children a Christmas to remember by providing food and toys for low-income families in the Columbia and Richmond County area. Our volunteers annually serve around 900 families with more than

Posted in Augusta, Event

Action Ministries Brings Christmas to Augusta Children

For more than a decade, Action Ministries Augusta have given children a Christmas to remember by providing food and toys for low-income families in the Columbia and Richmond County area. This year’s distribution takes place Saturday, Dec. 8, and you can help by volunteering! White Christmas drop-off

Posted in Augusta

Churches Step in for Our Daily Bread on Thanksgiving

For 23 years, Our Daily Bread, a partnership between Action Ministries and Oconee Street United Methodist Church, which houses the program, has consistently fed more than 100 people daily at their noon kitchen. Every year, reports the Athens Banner-Herald, area churches

Posted in Athens

Donate at Check Out to Publix Food for Sharing Program Through Dec. 24

Action Ministries is proud to join the Feed the Hungry Foundation in support of the 2012 Publix Food for Sharing program. The Food for Sharing program provides food for hundreds of hungry families through generous donations from shoppers, a major

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Breaththru House, Event, Gainesville, Housing, Rome

Associated Press Reports Georgia Groups Receive $1 Million to Help Veterans

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that two nonprofit groups in Georgia, Action Ministries and HOPE Atlanta, have received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide services to homeless and at-risk veterans. Click here to

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Federal Funding to Assist Hundreds of Homeless Veterans, says WABE Atlanta

WABE Atlanta Public Radio reported on Monday that a $1 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will go to assist hundreds of homeless and at-risk veterans in Atlanta and throughout North Georgia. The funding will go to

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$1M Federal Grant to Help Local Homeless Veterans, Fox 5 Atlanta Reports

Fox 5 Atlanta reported on Monday that two local groups — Action Ministries and HOPE Atlanta — received a $1 million grant to help homeless and other at-risk veterans, just in time for Veterans Day. The grant will be used to help fund programs designed

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North Georgia Homeless Vets Getting Help, Says GPB News

GPB News reported Monday that Action Ministries and HOPE Atlanta announced a $1 million federal grant to help veterans in north Georgia avoid becoming homeless or find housing if they are without any. The initiative is part of a national effort

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Local Veterans to Receive $1 million in Housing Assistance, AJC Reports

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that Action Ministries and HOPE Atlanta have received a $1 million Veterans Affairs grant to help veterans with housing and employment assistance. The nonprofits will use the grant to assist some 400 local veterans and

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Two Action Ministries Sites to Collect Superstorm Sandy Relief Kits

The North Georia Conference is asking its member churches to assemble cleaning buckets and school kits to assist Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. Action Ministries offices in Augusta and Gainesville have been designated as collection sites for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on

Posted in Event, News