Monthly Archives: May 2013

Action Ministries Summer Feeding Program to Begin, Reports Rome News-Tribune

Action Ministries officials are hoping to more than triple the number of children they serve through their summer feeding program, which begins Monday.  The Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program provides meals to children in need during the summer, when the

Posted in News, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Remembering Our Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

The Action Ministries family remembers those who gave their lives in service of our country on this Memorial Day. We extend our humble gratitude to each of them and their families for their sacrifice. May we never forget…freedom isn’t free.

Posted in Blog

Night of Champions Raises $100,000 for Action Ministries

Night of Champions – Bill Curry from Action Ministries Georgia on Vimeo. Night of Champions, an annual Action Ministries event, raised $100,000 to support the nonprofit’s mission to mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing

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

United Methodists Mobilize to Help Survivors of Oklahoma Tornadoes

In response to the Sunday and Monday’s devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma, United Methodists are joining people from all over the nation in grieving for those affected and lifting them up in prayer. The North Georgia Conference released a statement on

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Gainesville, Housing, News, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Hunger and Malnourishment in America Topic of Panel Discussion

The executive director of Action Ministries Athens, Erin Barger, was invited to participate in a panel discussion about hunger and malnourishment in America following a screening of the acclaimed documentary “A Place at the Table” on May 11. Action Ministries is known

Posted in Athens, News, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

A Mother’s Lessons Inspire a Son to Finish Well

In terms of giving, my mom taught me to always “give my all.”  I will never forget joining the wrestling team in school.  I was a little over weight and because you wrestle people in your own weight class, I often had

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Blog, Gainesville, Housing, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Honoring our Mothers at Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen

The second annual Mother’s Day Luncheon at Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen took place May 10. Our women and children enjoyed the catered meal and received gift bags, which included hygiene supplies and jewelry. Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen serves more than

Posted in Atlanta, Event

Reserve Your Table Today for Night of Champions, May 16

Please plan to join Action Ministries on Thursday, May 16, at Northside United Methodist Church as we honor our client champions. Special guests will include Coach Ron Hunter, head basketball coach, Georgia State University; Ted Roof, defensive coordinator, Georgia Tech; and Coach Mark Richt, head football

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

Honor a Special Woman on Mother’s Day by Giving

If you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the woman you taught you to give, please consider making an online donation to Action Ministries in her honor. Your gift will be used to help other families on their journeys

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Event, Gainesville, Housing, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

What’s for Dinner? Zaxby’s in Athens Raising Funds for Our Daily Bread Tonight

Eat at any Zaxby’s location in Athens tonight, May 1, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., and 10 percent of total sales will go to Our Daily Bread. The historic Oconee Street United Methodist Church, home to Our Daily Bread

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