Monthly Archives: August 2014

Action Ministries Announces Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Exceeds Goal for Third Straight Year

ATLANTA, Ga. (August 19, 2014) – Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that, thanks to widespread community support, the nonprofit’s Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program that had hoped to serve 200,000 healthy lunches to Georgia’s children was instead able to

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Program Sets Summer Record

ATLANTA — A total of 2,000 volunteers worked together to make and deliver 219,515 summer lunches for hungry children through the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program of Action Ministries. “We estimate more than 26,000 children were served with the help of

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WellCare and Action Ministries Partnered To Serve Healthy Lunches

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 22, 2014) — WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) supported Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program to provide nutritional support and educational enrichment opportunities for children who were at risk of going hungry this summer in

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Results: We Did It, Georgia!

We asked you to help Erase Hunger in Georgia this summer by donating 200,000 lunches to Smart Lunch, Smart Kid. You heard the call, and you took action! Smart Lunch, Smart Kid served 219,515 lunches — more than we’ve served

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Make a Sandwich, Make a Difference: Local Youth Battle Childhood Hunger

Enjoy this post by Action Ministries guest blogger, Samantha Canuel. Action Ministries has always had a strong connection with the churches in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference, but this summer, some of the local churches took their community outreach

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Ole Tymer BBQ’s Party to Benefit Action Ministries Rome on Aug. 16

Ole Tymer BBQ will host a 30th anniversary celebration tomorrow, Aug. 16 in Rome, Ga., and proceeds from a bike rally and 10 percent of restaurant sales will benefit Action Ministries Rome. The celebration takes place at the Armuchee location

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UGA Volleyball Team Serves Athens Community at Our Daily Bread

The Life-Changers of the University of Georgia women’s volleyball team served at Our Daily Bread in Athens yesterday to remind their community that they’re “all in.” The women came during their pre-season camp. “We need to make sure that we

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Back-to-school Shopping? Shop Online and Support Action Ministries, too!

There’s no better way to take care of that long back-to-school shopping list than to use UMCmarket and have your favorite stores give a percentage to Action Ministries. The average family spends $672 on back-to-school shopping. Action Ministries, a participant

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