Monthly Archives: April 2016

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Informational Meeting Set for April 27

Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid is hosting an informational meeting about exciting changes to our summer program and opportunities to get involved for interested partners. This meeting is for all representatives of parents, schools, civic groups, child care centers, nonprofit organizations,

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Homeless Veterans Registry Seeks to Address Problem

Kathleen Bradley believes no one should be homeless. Especially veterans. “It’s not that they deserve it (more) than others, but we need to pay attention to the veterans that have fought for our freedom,” said Bradley, a case manager for

Posted in Housing, News

Backpack Buddies Program Organizers Hope to Add More Sites, Feed More Children

Keeping stomachs from growling is the main thing workers at the Action Ministries Rome Bagwell Food Pantry are aiming at this summer, as they gear up for their Backpack Buddies “on steroids” season, reported the Rome News-Tribune today. “If they have empty

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Students Raise Funds and Present Check for Poverty Relief

The Future Farmers of America chapters of Newton and Eastside high schools, the Young Farmers of Newton County chapter and the Newton College and Career Academy chapter of Future Career and Community Leaders of America recently hosted Dining for Poverty,

Posted in Covington, News

NGUMC to Raise the Roof About Poverty at Annual Conference, June 7-9

Thank you, NGUMC, for Raising the Roof at Annual Conference! UPDATE: The congregations of the North Georgia United Methodist Conference have so far raised $129,000 to Raise the Roof about the issues of poverty, hunger and homelessness in our state!

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