Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bank of North Georgia Brings in Over $62,000 in Donations to Feed the Hungry

ATLANTA (November 23, 2015) – Just in time for the holidays, Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, concluded its annual Feed the Hungry Food Box campaign raising $62,415 in donations – enough to provide nearly 250,000 meals

Posted in Feed the Hungry, News, Press Releases

Thanksgiving: Just the Name Speaks Volumes

Thanksgiving – just the name of the holiday speaks volumes! THANKS, a reminder to all to be thankful for ALL that has been given to us, and GIVING – of ourselves, to others, whether through a handshake, a smile, serving a meal,

Posted in Blog, Covington

Calling All NGUMC Life-Changers: Action Ministries Sunday is Dec. 6

 Life-Changers in Georgia! Action Ministries Sunday is coming! We at Action Ministries are excited about this special annual opportunity to tell our story and engage the North Georgia United Methodist Conference with their neighbors in need. Did you know that

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Board Day of Service Yields 32K Meals for Georgia Families in Need

On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Action Ministries Board of Directors, their families and AMI staff gathered at the Feed the Hungry warehouse for a Board Day of Service. The team of 33 volunteers packed 640 food boxes, which translates to 32,000 meals for

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I AM Turning the Page

Pamela Burrell was a divorced mother of two with a culinary arts degree from Howard University when she became unexpectedly homeless. Determined to provide for her children, she joined the U.S. Army and was deployed to the Middle East. While serving

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Chicken Salad Chick Foundation Raises Over $65K to Fight Hunger

Auburn, AL – The Chicken Salad Chick Foundation is proud to announce the outcome of their Hunger Action Month fundraiser that took place during September. The Foundation partnered with participating Chicken Salad Chick locations and their respective food banks to sell

Posted in News, Press Releases

Step Up to the Plate to Benefit Local Ministry Food Pantry

Action Ministries Rome is striving to get the community involved in helping the hungry with an event called Step Up to the Plate on Thursday, Nov. 5, reported WRGA in Rome on Nov. 4. Rev. Chris Barbieri talked with John Druckenmiller

Posted in News, Rome

Dining Out to Help Local Hunger Relief Fundraiser

COVINGTON — Those on the lookout for a tasty lunch or a night dining out can enjoy a meal and support a good cause on Thursday, reported the Newton Citizen on Oct. 30. Action Ministries in Covington is hosting a

Posted in Covington, News

True Fasting Transforms from the Inside Out

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice     and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free     and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry

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