Monthly Archives: July 2015

Walmart Foundation Grants Leading Nonprofit $100K to Feed 250,000 Hungry Georgia Children

Action Ministries, a Georgia nonprofit, today announced it received a $100,000 contribution to fund the organization’s Smart Lunch, Smart Kid summer program, reported Metro Atlanta CEO yesterday. The grant – which was given through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program

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Georgia Auto Dealers Provide 250,000 Meals to Local Families This Summer

ATLANTA, Ga. – July 7, 2015 – Leaders of Action Ministries and the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association (GADA) announced that their joint “Drive Out Hunger” campaign in May raised $125,000, which translates to nearly 250,000 meals for food-insecure families in

Posted in Feed the Hungry, News, Press Releases

Gas South Employees Pack More Than 1,000 Lunches for Kids

Cumberland-based Gas South employees packed 1,072 sack lunches as part of Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program, reported the Marietta Daily Journal on July 24. Employees at Gas South’s customer care center and corporate office teamed up to pack

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Action Ministries Receives $100,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Assist with SLSK

Atlanta, Ga. – July 24, 2015 – Action Ministries, a Georgia nonprofit, today announced it received a $100,000 contribution to fund the organization’s Smart Lunch, Smart Kid summer program. The grant – which was given through the Walmart Foundation’s State

Posted in News, Press Releases, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Fundraiser for ‘House’ Hosted by First Baptist

Several years ago, concern for homeless children and their families in the Rockmart and Aragon community led to the founding of the Rockmart and Aragon Transitional House, reported the Polk County Standard Journal. The House provides a stable environment for

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SLSK, Amerigroup Appear on Atlanta & Co. Show

Enjoy today’s appearance on Atlanta & Co. with Christine Pullara!

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Small Deeds Make a Large Impact on Atlanta Families

Recently, I was driving through Midtown to Action Ministries Atlanta when I noticed several children walking down the concrete sidewalk with their mothers in the Georgia heat. They caught my attention because that’s just not an ordinary sight in Midtown,

Posted in Atlanta, Blog

Gas South Employees Support Summer Lunch Program

ATLANTA — Gas South employees formed assembly lines on Friday to pack 1,000 sack lunches for children in need as part of Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program, reported 11Alive News on July 19. The company has set a

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Final Push is on for Summer Lunch Help, Donations

ATLANTA — Volunteers with the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program of Action Ministries have already made and shared almost 150,000 lunches for children in need this summer, reported 11Alive News today. The goal is 250,000 lunches by the end of

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Action Bash: a Party with a Purpose Set for Aug. 8

Ministers, parishioners and musicians from six Gainesville churches will gather for “Action Bash: a Party with a Purpose” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at First Baptist Church. The proceeds will benefit Action Ministries Gainesville in its mission to lead

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