Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pop-Up Pantry Parties Popping up in Georgia in March

Amerigroup Community Care, one of Georgia’s leading providers of Medicaid managed care benefits, has joined Action Ministries in the effort to fight hunger and promote healthy lifestyles across Georgia. Amerigroup has sponsored a meal truck that will be used by

Posted in Event

Re-VITA-lize Athens by Volunteering to Prepare Taxes

ATHENS, Ga. – Jan. 17, 2017 – Action Ministries seeks volunteers willing to serve in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, an IRS initiative that provides no-cost tax preparation to low-income people, the elderly and disabled. The VITA program

Posted in Athens, Press Releases

Newton Federal Donates Supplies for Housing Clients

Three branches from Newton Federal Bank, an Action Ministries Partner in Service, recently donated supplies for local families transitioning out of homelessness into stable housing. The Main, Southside and Eastside branches of Newton Federal provided cleaning supplies and household items, ensuring

Posted in Covington, Housing, News

Action Ministries to Host Free Tax Return Prep in Three Locations

In Georgia, which ranks ninth in the nation for poverty rate, there are large numbers of low-income families who lack access to certified, IRS-trained tax preparers and fail to claim important tax credits. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free

Posted in Athens, Covington, Event, Gainesville

Event to Help Faith Communities Impact Homelessness in Atlanta Set for March 9

The Faith Committee of the Atlanta Homeless Continuum of Care is set to present an inspirational and educational opportunity to learn how your community of faith can participate in a new strategic plan to make homelessness in Atlanta a rare

Posted in Atlanta, Event

Join the Action Ministries Team at ACFB Hunger Walk/Run, March 5

Action Ministries invites all of its Atlanta-area Life-Changers to join its team at the Atlanta Community Food Bank‘s 5K Hunger Walk/Run on March 5. In its 33 years, Hunger Walk/Run has raised more than $8 million for hunger relief – enough

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