Monthly Archives: February 2016

Action Ministries Receives Funds Raised by Augusta Exchange Club

The Augusta Exchange Club distributed 58 checks totaling $165,000 to charities Thursday in what members referred to as one of their favorite days of the year, reported The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 25. Action Ministries in Augusta was named as

Posted in Augusta, News

New Your Pie Restaurant Uses Training to Help Fight Hunger

COVINGTON — Community service was something like icing on the cake as the new Your Pie restaurant on the Covington Square this week trained its staff for the establishment’s grand opening this Saturday, reported the Rockdale Citizen on Feb. 16.

Posted in Covington, News

Volunteers Needed for Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Delivery in Athens, March 9

Nearly 1 million children in Georgia receive free or reduced-price lunch at school. What happens when school is out for Spring Break? Smart Lunch, Smart Kid fills in the gap for families in need. Action Ministries in Athens is registering families

Posted in Athens, Event

Coach Bill Curry: How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Better Than Your Friends

As you’re gearing up for the big day tomorrow, enjoy a podcast conversation between Michael Schulder, host of Michael Schulder’s Wavemaker Conversations, and Action Ministries supporter Coach Bill Curry. Coach Curry played center in three of the first five Super Bowls, winning with

Posted in News

Aaron’s Renovates Computer Center at Children’s Program to Cap Off ‘Six Weeks of Giving’

Aaron’s, a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, teamed with Action Ministries in Atlanta to renovate the organization’s computer room at the Women’s Community Kitchen and Children’s Program. Aaron’s corporate employees

Posted in Atlanta, News

Aaron’s Unveils Computer Lab for Action Ministries

Aaron’s, a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, recently unveiled a refreshed computer room benefiting children of Action Ministries Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen and Children’s Program, reported the Atlanta

Posted in Atlanta, News

Deadline extended! AmeriCorps VISTA Job Opening Available in Hunger Relief

Action Ministries is currently accepting applications to join our team by way of the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program. Applications MUST be completed and submitted through the link below by March 14, 2016. We have one slot available

Posted in Event, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Youth Collect During ‘Souper Bowl of Caring’

First United Methodist Church in Covington will weave the Souper Bowl of Caring collection into the church’s youth-led worship services. Children, from kindergarten through 5th grade age, serve as ushers, lead prayers, light candles and take the offering, reported The

Posted in Covington, News