Monthly Archives: August 2015

Action Ministries Adds New Board Members

ATLANTA (August 27, 2015) – Action Ministries Inc. today announced that five Georgia business leaders were appointed to the nonprofit’s board of directors, bringing the number of board members to 21. “We are so pleased at Action Ministries to welcome

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Action Ministries Announces Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Serves More Lunches than Ever in Fourth Year

ATLANTA, Ga. (August 23, 2015) – Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that, thanks to widespread community support, the nonprofit’s Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program exceeded the number of lunches it served to Georgia’s children last summer, serving in more

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Small Investments Lead to Big Impact

Recently, I spoke to Leah Cunningham, pastor at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Social Circle and one of the two churches in Newton County instrumental to bringing a new Action Ministries location to their area. She wanted to tell

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Helps More Than Ever

ATLANTA — Volunteers with the Smart Lunch Smart Kid program of Action Ministries provided almost a quarter of a million free lunches for children in need this summer, reported 11Alive News today. “Although our goal was 250,000, we are very

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Georgia’s Own Credit Union Campaign Raises $27,000 for Leading Nonprofit

Leaders of Action Ministries and Georgia’s Own Credit Union announced that their joint “It’s in the Bag” campaign in June raised $27,000, which translates to nearly 6,800 lunches for food-insecure kids in Georgia, reported Metro Atlanta CEO today.  Customers from

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Georgia’s Own Credit Union Provides 6,800 Lunches for Children This Summer

ATLANTA, Ga. – August 4, 2015 – Leaders of Action Ministries and Georgia’s Own Credit Union announced that their joint “It’s in the Bag” campaign in June raised $27,000, which translates to nearly 6,800 lunches for food-insecure kids in Georgia. 

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

Leaders of Action Ministries and the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association 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 Georgia, reported Metro Atlanta CEO on July 29.

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Walmart, Auto Dealers Help Provide Needed Meals

PORTERDALE — Action Ministries in Newton County is barely two months in existence and already has put in a successful summer of fundraising and feeding school-aged children from food-insecure families, reported the Rockdale Citizen on July 29. The Walmart Foundation’s

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Party to Raise Funds for Action Ministries Gainesville

Music, ministry and making a difference are common themes within the religious community in Gainesville. At Action Ministries Gainesville’s inaugural “Action Bash” fundraiser Aug. 8 at First Baptist Church, all three ideas will come together for a “Party with a

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Second Avenue UMC Members Work Together to Feed Children

Volunteers at Second Avenue United Methodist Church were busy this summer making sure area children had tasty lunches and fun activities during their summer break, reported the Rome News-Tribune on Friday. “As of Tuesday, we’ve served 630 meals to children,”

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