Monthly Archives: August 2013

Get Ready to DASH in Five Cities on Labor Day

There is still time to register to walk, run or stroll on Labor Day to bring awareness to the challenges of poverty in Georgia.

Posted in Augusta, News

WJBF’s Jennie Montgomery Named Honorary Action Hero, Grand Marshal of Action Dash

Caped crusaders made their way into the News Channel Six studios this afternoon. And guess what?  They made WJBF News Channel 6 anchor Jennie Montgomery an honorary Action Hero! The caping ceremony is to raise awareness about Action Ministries. They

Posted in Augusta, News

Clock Starts on Five Races in Five Cities on Labor Day

ATLANTA — Runners and walkers will take their places at the starting lines in Atlanta, Athens, Gainesville, Rome and Augusta at the same time on Labor Day to raise money for Action Ministries, reported 11Alive News on Monday.  The Action

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Gainesville, News, Rome

Action Ministries Names Gainesville’s Real-Life Hero as Honorary Action Hero

Carnegie Medal of Honor Recipient Tray Ross to Serve as Grand Marshal of Action Dash Gainesville Family Friendly 5K Event Brings Out Inner Action Hero and Supports Efforts to Help Neighbors in Need GAINESVILLE (August 27, 2013) – Action Ministries,

Posted in Press Releases

Action Ministries Names Gainesville Man Honorary Action Hero

GAINESVILLE – Action Ministries, one of Georgia’s leading nonprofits, this week conducted a formal investiture ceremony making Tray Hughes Ross, a Hall County Fire Services employee and recipient of the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Honor, an honorary Action Hero in

Posted in Gainesville, News

Shopping Emporium to Benefit Action Ministries Gainesville

The sixth annual Heart & Hands Emporium, which takes place Sept. 27-28 at First Baptist Church Gainesville, is a two-day shopping event featuring more than 70 vendors. Vendors selling clothing, accessories, jewelry, home decor, collectibles, art, stationery, gourmet food and

Posted in Event, Gainesville

Partners in Service Help Action Ministries Provide Hunger Relief

Action Ministries thanks our Partner in Service, Bulldog Movers, for helping us transport food donations from the Atlanta State Farmers Market in Forest Park and Sysco to our Feed the Hungry warehouse. The donations have been used to build food

Posted in Feed the Hungry, News

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid: The Story is in Each Child

Thank you, Georgia! When Action Ministries learned that 800,000 children in Georgia receive free or reduced price lunch at school — a vital meal that disappears in the summer — we said, “This cannot stand. We have to do something.”

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

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Beats Summer Goal

Action Ministries announced Friday that its Smart Lunch, Smart Kid child nutrition program beat its goal of serving 200,000 lunches to Georgia’s children this summer, thanks to widespread community support. A total of 1,486 volunteers donated 24,054 volunteer hours with a market value

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

5K Run/Walk: Register Now for Action Dash on Labor Day

Five cities. One day. One purpose. Action Dash is a family-friendly 5K run/walk in five cities on Labor Day, Sept. 2, created by Action Ministries to bring awareness to the challenges of poverty in Georgia. We mobilize communities to address the

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