Monthly Archives: April 2014

Youth Groups Feed the Hungry During 30-Hour Famine Project

What happens when 34 teens from two different youth groups come together to fight hunger…on empty stomachs? Nearly 8,640 pounds of food is placed into 400 boxes creating more than 7,200 meals helping us to feed almost 1,600 individuals. What a morning! Thank you, Fayetteville

Posted in Feed the Hungry, News

Fundraising Event Planned for Transitional Housing Project

A Rockmart Community Transitional Housing Committee has been organized to fight homelessness one family at a time, reported the Northwest Georgia News on April 24.  The group first met in January 2012 with representatives of Action Ministries of Atlanta. This organization

Posted in Housing, News

Action Ministries Receives $1,000 in 11Alive’s Celebrate Kindness Contest

Thanks for voting, Action Ministries Life-Changers! On April 24, 11Alive and Chicken of the Sea recognized the good work of Action Ministries in Georgia by nominating us to take part in 11Alive’s Celebrate Kindness contest. Our supporters voted for us daily since April

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

New Community Garden to Feed the Hungry in Athens

On Easter Sunday, April 20, Young Harris Memorial UMC and Action Ministries celebrated the dedication of One Community Garden. Located on the property of Young Harris Memorial at 973 Prince Avenue, One Community Garden is a space for community members to

Posted in Athens, News

Welcome House Residents and Volunteers Plant Seeds of Hope

Organizations and volunteers from across the Atlanta community recently came together to plant seeds of hope for people transitioning out of homelessness. On Friday, April 11, Action Ministries Housing hosted Urban Gardening Day to help formerly homeless residents at Welcome

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Eat More Chicken and Support Action Ministries Athens Tonight

On Thursday, April 24, from 5 to 8 p.m.,visit the Chick-Fil-A Atlanta Highway location, where 10 percent of your purchase will benefit Action Ministries Athens. Children can make action hero masks and take photos with our Action Heroes! Please visit the Action

Posted in Athens, Event

Good Friday Pilgrimage Shines a Light on Suffering in Georgia

Please enjoy this moving guest blog post by sixth-grader Ethan Hellman. Ethan read the piece aloud during today’s 34th annual Good Friday Pilgrimage, when people of all faiths visit 14 urban sites throughout downtown Atlanta and reflect upon Christ’s suffering in

Posted in Atlanta, Blog, Feed the Hungry, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Athens Community Garden Dedication Set for Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, April 20, Young Harris Memorial UMC and Action Ministries will celebrate the dedication of One Community Garden. Located on the property of Young Harris Memorial at 973 Prince Avenue, One Community Garden is a space for community members

Posted in Athens, Event

Action Heroes Save the Day in Athens: One Year After the Fire

Enjoy this blog post by Erin Barger, executive director of Action Ministries Athens, as she reflects on the one-year anniversary of a blaze that destroyed Oconee Street United Methodist Church, the former home of Our Daily Bread community kitchen. In

Posted in Athens, Blog

Help Action Ministries Win $10,000 With One Click!

Action Ministries is a finalist in 11Alive’s Celebrate Kindness Contest! We have the opportunity to win $10,000… 11Alive is recognizing and thanking some of the great folks in Atlanta doing amazing things for our community. Eleven local nonprofits will compete

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