Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sweet 16 Celebration a Testament to a Life of Service

On July 15, the Feed the Hungry Warehouse in Atlanta was filled with that most poignant of emotions: Laughter through tears. The occasion that drew 70 volunteers in lime and purple T-shirts to make 250 lunches for hungry children was

Posted in Atlanta, Blog, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Drive to Provide School Supplies for Atlanta Kids

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid is collecting school supplies for distribution on Aug. 1 to 200 children in South Fulton County. In Georgia, 800,000 schoolchildren receive free or reduced-price lunch, a crucial meal that disappears in the summer. Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Posted in Atlanta, Event, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Feed the Hungry Event Helps Families Prepare for Back-to-School

It’s back-to-school season, and many families in Georgia are struggling to make ends meet. Action Ministries has partnered with Square Care Ministries to make it easy for you to be a Life-Changer for local families in need. What can you do?

Posted in Event, Feed the Hungry

Arby’s Hungry for Happiness Tour Teams With SLSK to End Childhood Hunger

The Arby’s Foundation Hungry For Happiness mobile tour is making its way across the U.S. this summer, delivering happiness, raising awareness and helping end childhood hunger.  In each city, Arby’s Foundation creates a fun-filled day for kids, in conjunction with local

Posted in Atlanta, News, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Action Ministries to Benefit from Largest One-Day Food Drive Attempt

Feed Our Children NOW! and Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys will attempt a world record for the largest food drive in a 24-hour period at a single location on July 24 in Atlanta. Action Ministries has been selected as

Posted in Event, Feed the Hungry

Stability and Support Help Homeless Children Succeed

Many of our Georgia school systems are starting on or around Aug. 1, and summer vacation is beginning to come to a close. This is a chaotic time of year for any family, but especially those families who might not

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New Action Ministries Director Sees Food Pantry Program Growing

Summer has become a time of renewal for the food pantry services of Action Ministries Rome, reported the Rome News-Tribune on July 1. The community garden at The Faith Center Warehouse, 207 E. 19th St., has been expanded and is producing

Posted in News, Rome

Profiles in Service: Action Ministries

The following blog post appeared July 2 on state Rep. Spencer Frye’s website. It may surprise people to find that Action Ministries, nestled in a corner building on Lumpkin Street, is responsible for leading many people out of poverty.  Solomon

Posted in Athens, Blog

Action Ministries Works to Help At-Risk Veterans Reclaim Their Independence Day

In a recent study by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, more than half of metro Atlanta veteran respondents – nearly 58 percent – reported that they experienced homelessness after their departure from the military. With veterans comprising about 8 percent

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Blog, Feed the Hungry, Gainesville, Housing, Rome

Celebrate a Different Type of Independence this July 4th

This weekend, Americans from coast to coast will be celebrating the Fourth of July. For many of us, this holiday means barbecues, picnics and trips to the beach. But it also symbolizes something much greater, something that Action Ministries Housing

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