Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coach Bill Curry to Host Two Action Ministries Fundraisers this Spring, Reports NGUMC

Coach William “Bill” Curry, recently retired Head Football Coach of Georgia State University, will host two events this spring to support the mission of Action Ministries, reported the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Read the NGUMC online

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Action Ministries Gainesville Gets a Spring Cleaning

Blessings abounded for the Action Ministries Gainesville office when Gainesville First United Methodist Church had their “Great Day of Service” in March. A group came out and worked for about six hours on a Saturday, accomplishing a long list of chores: Cleaned the

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Don’t Miss Playing at the April 1 Feed the Hungry Golf Classic!

We still have a few spots open! Action Ministries is accepting registrations of foursomes for the 30th Annual Action Ministries Feed the Hungry Golf Classic on Monday, April 1, 2013. Golfers are invited to play at this great event, hosted by Coach William

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Water Conservation Measures to Produce Savings, Reports OnlineAthens

Action Ministries Athens should save a few hundred dollars a year on its water bills from now on, thanks to the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office and Armour Plumbing & Well Service. As part of the water conservation office’s annual “Fix

Posted in Athens, News

Grace 1720 to Donate Portion of Proceeds to Action Ministries on March Mondays

In honor of Make a Difference Mondays, Grace 1720 restaurant will donate 10 percent of its proceeds every Monday in March to Action Ministries. Grace 1720 is located at The Forum, 5155 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners, 30092. They serve lunch starting at

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Mission: Homecoming Housing Kits Make a House into a Home

Many individuals and families exiting the chaos of homelessness arrive at Action Ministries Housing with few or no possessions. Mission: Homecoming Housing Kits provide the basic building blocks required to transform an empty house into a real home. A Kitchen Kit, Start-Up (Cleaning)

Posted in Housing, News

Raising Money Can Be Fun…and Tasty!

The Square Pegs women’s fellowship circle of Embry Hills United Methodist Church hosted its fourth annual Chili Cookoff on Jan. 27, with the proceeds benefiting Breakthru House. The event was a huge success—there were 20 unique and delicious chili entries, and the Square Pegs met their

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Sysco Pasta Donation to Feed Families in Need

Feed the Hungry wishes to thank Sysco for its generous March donation of 244 boxes of pasta. Feed the Hungry will break down the 20-pound boxes of linguine and tortellini into appropriately sized bags, which will be inserted into our Food Boxes and used to

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Film about Food Insecurity Coincides with Threat to National Nutrition Program

“A Place at the Table,” a documentary exposing food insecurity in the U.S., is scheduled for release today–the same day that 600,000 women and children could be dropped from the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children because of the looming government sequester. Food insecurity, a

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