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Marietta Golden K Kiwanis present $12,500 in charitable contributions to nonprofits including Action Ministries

Action Ministries is thrilled to be one of several organizations to receive a contribution from the Marietta Golden K Kiwanis Club!  “At a special meeting of The Kiwanis Club of Marietta, Golden K President Pat Abbott presented contributions totaling $12,500

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Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid served 8,224 children!

  Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program that served over 8,000 Children in Georgia ATLANTA – September 2017 –Action Ministries, Inc. wrapped up their sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the

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Our Daily Bread community kitchen temporary relocation

Action Ministries Northeast-Athens  Our Daily Bread community kitchen will be temporarily relocated to Oconee St. UMC (595 Oconee St.) as First Baptist conducts renovations.  All meals will be served from Oconee St. UMC on September 9th.   Groups may still cook

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Anthem Foundation Grant Expands Fight against Childhood Hunger

Anthem Foundation Grant Expands Fight against Childhood Hunger Healthcare benefits solutions company partners with nonprofit to invest in long-term community health ATLANTA (Nov. 30, 2016) – Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc., has partnered with Action Ministries by

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Go Without Knowing 

Enjoy this guest blog by the Rev. Angela Johnson of Action Ministries Housing. She serves and helps homeless veterans and families find permanent housing. This essay appeared in the Oct. 10 edition of “Monday Morning in North Georgia,” a publication of the North Georgia Conference of

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GED Prep Classes in Athens Help Break Down Barriers to Overcoming Poverty

One of the ways that Action Ministries helps those in the Athens community is through our GED preparation classes. These classes are designed to assist our client-partners in preparing to take the GED or to just become more confident in

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Your Fest Supports Childhood Hunger Relief in Athens

Athens came out to Terrapin on Saturday, Aug. 20, to eat pizza, drink Terrapin, and listen to performers like Wrenn, all for a good cause: to help end childhood hunger and raise awareness for Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program.

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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.

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11Alive’s Julie Wolfe Blogs About the Mission of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid: Fighting Childhood Hunger

Julie Wolfe is the Director of Social Media at 11Alive News. Being a mom is amazing. And hilarious. And frustrating. Often all in the same moment. Mornings so far this week have been filled with hide-and-go-seek, Tupperware parties, laughing, crying, and

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Regaining the Human Element

Enjoy this guest blog post and book review written by Courtney Jackson, AmeriCorps VISTA at Action Ministries. “What do you think of when I say, ‘the homeless?’” said Donna. “They’re lazy?” a girl said, as if her answer were a question. “Probably

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