Monthly Archives: August 2016

AmeriCorps VISTA Job Positions Available, Apply by Sept. 15

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 Sept. 15, 2016. We have three slots available with hunger

Posted in Event, Feed the Hungry, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Heartland Woman’s Club Donates $7,500 to Action Ministries

Members of the Executive Committee of Heartland Woman’s Club recently presented Action Ministries with a $7,500 check – representing the proceeds from the club’s recent annual Heartland Croquet Tournament, reported the Newton Citizen on Aug. 28. This year’s event, the

Posted in Covington, News

Feed the Hungry Needs Volunteers to Help Pack 2,000 Food Boxes During Hunger Action Month

Feed the Hungry needs volunteers to help pack food boxes this Saturday, Aug. 27, and for the month of September, which is Hunger Action Month!   Feed the Hungry aims to build 2,000 food boxes by the end of September for

Posted in Event, Feed the Hungry

John Moeller on Being a Catalyst for Change at Action Ministries

President and CEO of Action Ministries, John Moeller, talks with Metro Atlanta CEO on Aug. 23 about how the organization works to help end poverty and to equip people with the resources to further themselves.

Posted in Blog

Covington’s Farm-to-Table Community Dinner Set for Sept. 18

Covington’s Historic Square will be the location for Action Ministries’ first-ever Farm-to-Table Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. This community dinner, benefitting local programs to end childhood hunger, will be prepared by Oxford College Executive Chef Duke Walsh with delicious fare harvested

Posted in Covington, Event

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Reaches 1-million Mark

ATLANTA – Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Program closed out the summer by serving its one millionth meal, reported 11Alive News today. That was the goal of the five-year program when the staff at 11Alive helped kick things off in June

Posted in News, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Your Pie to Host First-Ever Your Fest Celebration in Athens, Georgia

When Drew French founded Your Pie, his mission was simple: Do every small thing with passion and greatness. That’s why, for years, French had always dreamed about giving back to a community that had supported and embraced his brand from

Posted in Athens, News

YourFest to End Childhood Hunger Set for Aug. 20 in Athens

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, Aug. 20, at Terrapin Brewery in Athens, Action Ministries invites you to Your Fest, an event that celebrates our community, beer, pizza and the arts! A portion of proceeds will go to support the Action

Posted in Athens, Event

Smart Lunch Program Serves Over 11,000 Lunches This Summer

Tamara Richardson, Coordinator of Action Ministries in Newton County, announced that between June 1 and July 28, the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program served more than 11,000 lunches, reported The Covington News on Aug. 6. “By the end of the

Posted in Covington, News

Dine Out, Do Good in Atlanta on Aug. 25 to Provide Hunger Relief for Georgians in Need

The Georgia Restaurant Association is partnering with Action Ministries on Aug. 25 to raise money for their neighbors in need who struggle with poverty and hunger. On Aug. 25, dine at any of the participating restaurants (listed below), and they will donate

Posted in Atlanta, Event