Monthly Archives: April 2017

Day of Action Mobilizes Volunteers to Give Back Around Atlanta

United Way of Greater Atlanta and Bank of America came together for their big Day of Action, a partnership that dedicated the bank’s employee volunteers to 12 United Way partner agencies at 14 locations across Greater Atlanta to support United

Posted in Atlanta, News

WITH Conference for Churches in Ministry with the Poor Set for Aug. 26

Save the date! On Saturday, Aug. 26, the first WITH Conference will take place at Dunwoody United Methodist Church. The conference, sponsored by Action Ministries, the Housing and Homeless Council and the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church,

Posted in Event

VITA Tax Prep Program Saves NE Taxpayers Thousands 

For the fourth consecutive year, Action Ministries in the Northeast Region provided no-cost tax preparation to its neighbors through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA offers free tax return preparation services to people who make $54,000 or less, persons with

Posted in Athens, News

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Volunteers Needed in Athens starting May 30

Nearly 85 percent of Athens-Clarke County K-12 students are eligible for free or reduced school lunch. For many of these students, school is the only place where they get a regular meal. During school breaks, these students often go without

Posted in Athens, Event, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Get Comfortable While Giving Back in Athens in April

It’s that time again! Time to provide care and sustenance to our neighbors in need through the simple act of gathering with friends at Creature Comforts Brewing Co. In its second year, Creature Comforts’ Get Comfortable campaign has become an

Posted in Athens, Event

Free GED Prep Classes Set to Start in Covington, Porterdale in April

Need your GED? Adult Basic Education/GED preparation classes are set to start in the Action Ministries Piedmont region in April. Volunteer tutors are available to assist students and prepare them to take the GED test. Action Ministries mobilizes communities to

Posted in Covington, Event