Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Partnership to Bring Fresh Vegetables to Our Daily Bread

PEACE WITH JUSTICE GRANT SUPPORTS COMMUNITY GARDEN THAT PROVIDES PRODUCE FOR SOUP KITCHEN. Peace with Justice Sunday is May 31, 2015. The new community garden at Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church provides fresh vegetables for Action Ministries’ Our Daily Bread soup

Posted in Athens, News

Above and Beyond Me

This article by Dwight Helton appeared in the Henry Daily Herald on May 15. Dwight is a hunger relief specialist for AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America, in the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program. I truly believe that service is what lifts

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Ribbon-cutting Launches Action Ministries Program in Newton

COVINGTON — A ribbon-cutting Tuesday attended by local citizens, clergy members and community leaders kicked off a new program for helping low-income citizens in Covington and Newton County, reported the Newton Citizen on May 21. Leaders of Action Ministries, a

Posted in Covington, News

Summer Break Too Often Means Hungry Kids

This article appeared on May 26 in “This Life with Gracie” in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. My lunch will be perfect if not all that inviting: Greek yogurt spiked with blueberries, walnuts and flax seed meal. Yum. If for some reason I

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Action Ministries Kicks Off Fourth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid June 1

ATLANTA, Ga. – May 2015 – Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that they will soon start the fourth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the organization’s child nutrition and educational enrichment opportunity program. Created to help the thousands of

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Action Ministries Opens Office in Newton

For the first time in 20 years, the charitable nonprofit organization, Action Ministries, has opened a satellite office, reported the Covington News on May 21. The Newton County Action Ministries office opened its doors on May 4 in the Wesley

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On the Road Again … to Covington

  Yesterday I was in Covington, Ga. It’s been more than 20 years since I’ve spent any real time in this quiet old southern town, founded in 1839. Covington is located on the edge of the sprawling metropolis of Atlanta,

Posted in Blog, Covington, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

School Team Wins Lead2Feed Grant for Action Ministries Rome

Providence Preparatory Academy’s Team Food4Thought in Rome was selected as one of 10 third-place winners in the third annual Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge. Lead2Feed is a team-based, service-learning program that fosters teamwork in an effort to help students learn and develop

Posted in News, Rome

Above and Beyond Me

I truly believe that service is what lifts a person higher than their individual circumstances. Lord knows if I were to focus merely on my individual circumstances, I would be a nervous wreck. I am a 30-year-old who is 30

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Action Ministries to Bring “Life Changer” Programs to Newton County

ATLANTA, Ga. – May 19, 2015 – Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that, starting in June 2015, it will be offering its signature hunger relief, housing and education programs to the people of Newton County. Thanks to the generous

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