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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

Action Ministries Piedmont Awarded Trailblazer Award for Expansion of SuperPacks

On Dec. 11, the Action Ministries Piedmont Region was presented with the 2016 Community Trailblazer Award for expanding its SuperPack program to Rockdale County through a sponsorship with Chi Tau Omega Chapter of AKA. The award was presented at the “It’s

Posted in Covington, News

How Can we Serve Some of Those Who Served us?

A month ago today, we, as a nation, observed Veteran’s Day. Each year we set this day aside to say thank you to all who served in our Armed Forces for their service, reported the Covington News on Dec. 12.

Posted in Covington, News

Raise the Roof on Action Ministries Sunday, Dec. 4

Action Ministries Sunday is Dec. 4, 2016! We at Action Ministries are excited about this special annual opportunity to tell our story and engage the North Georgia United Methodist Conference with their neighbors in need. On any given night, there are

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Covington, Event, Feed the Hungry, Gainesville, Housing, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Action Ministries, United Community Bank Team up to Fight Hunger

COVINGTON — Action Ministries, a Covington nonprofit organization serving Newton and Rockdale counties, will partner with six branches of United Community Bank during the holiday to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program, reported the Rockdale Citizen today. Statewide, the

Posted in Covington, News

United Community Bank Partners with Action Ministries to Provide Hunger Relief for Food-Insecure Children

COVINGTON (Nov. 15, 2016) – Six branches of United Community Bank will partner during the holiday season with Action Ministries to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program for the 1 million children in Georgia who are eligible to receive

Posted in Covington, Press Releases

United Community Bank Partners with Action Ministries to Provide Hunger Relief for Food-Insecure Children

Six branches of United Community Bank will partner during the holiday season with Action Ministries to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program for the 1 million children in Georgia who are eligible to receive free or reduced-priced meals at

Posted in Covington, News

Dine Out for a Good Cause on Nov. 10

Just under $8,000 was raised due to Newton County residents deciding to eat out on Dine Out, Do Good restaurant night in 2016, reported The Covington News on Nov. 1. The annual event is back this year, with 21 restaurants scheduled

Posted in Covington, News

Dine Out, Do Good with Action Ministries on Nov. 10

The second annual Dine Out, Do Good fundraiser, a highly anticipated day of good food for a good cause, is coming again to the Piedmont region! Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from Nov. 10 to Life-Changing Action Ministries programs in

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