Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Definition of Compassion

Enjoy this guest blog post written by an Action Ministries Athens intern and University of Georgia student! Compassion (n): sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings and misfortunes of others. The definition of compassion can be obtained in a simple

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Seeks Summer Enrichment Intern by March 20

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid is searching for an unpaid intern to design and implement enrichment activities for children participating in the summer hunger relief initiative. Deadline to apply is March 20. The internship offers an excellent opportunity for college students

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Permanent Housing a Life-Changer for Georgians in 2014

The Action Ministries Housing team, with the support of our gracious donors and volunteers, were privileged to serve 356 people last year struggling to overcome homelessness in Georgia. We are dedicated to the Action Ministries mission of leading people out

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Volunteers Honor MLK Day of Service at Action Ministries

In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service – a “day on, not a day off.” The MLK Day

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Feeds Athens Kids During Holidays

On Dec. 29, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid of Athens kicked back into action to provide food and school supplies to children and their families during the winter break. With the generous support of local churches, community partners and the Food

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Moeller Named to Housing Stability Board of Directors

Action Ministries CEO & President John Moeller, Jr. was recently named to the inaugural Georgia Balance of State (BoS) Continuum of Care (CoC) Board of Directors. The organization works to improve housing and service options that can lead individuals and

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Action Ministries to Host Food and Book Drive on MLK Day of Service, Jan. 19

Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid will host a MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Our AmeriCorps VISTA team will lead the community effort to make and deliver 500 sack lunches to local

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Tackle Hunger at the Souper Bowl of Caring on Feb. 1

If you’re an NFL fan, you know know that Feb. 1 is the date of the Super Bowl, professional football’s hallmark sporting event. If you also happen to be a fan of tackling hunger, you may know that Feb. 1

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