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Newton Federal Bank Sticks It to Hunger this Summer, June 1-30

Did you know that during the summer months, nearly 1 million Georgia children could go hungry because they don’t have access to school meals? Newton Federal Bank is partnering with Action Ministries to end hunger for children in Newton County this summer. A

Posted in Covington, Event

Adult Education Classes Offered Free of Charge

Action Ministries, Newton County Community Partnership and Newton READS have partnered together with Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) to provide free Adult Basic Education/GED classes, The Covington News reported on May 1. The classes take place at two separate locations

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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

School Social Workers Celebrated

CONYERS – In honor of Social Worker Week, Rockdale County Public Schools awarded the Laura Barnes Honorary School Social Worker Awards to Action Ministries and Antoinette Dunstan, Memorial Middle School’s education specialist and mentor coordinator, reported the Rockdale Citizen on

Posted in Covington, News

Have You Ever Thought… What Having a Home Means?

This post appeared in The Covington News on March 26. For some people, having a home means owning some property. A place that is yours. For others it may mean to rent or lease but it still grows to feel

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Action Ministries Launches Housing Programs in Piedmont Region

COVINGTON, Ga. – Feb. 28, 2017 – Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, Action Ministries Piedmont began offering housing solutions to people experiencing homelessness in six counties through its Housing programs, Action Empowers and Action Serves. Action Empowers, a program of Action

Posted in Covington, 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

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.

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