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Second Annual Covington Farm to Table Dinner

 Join us October 22 for a dinner to benefit the Newton County SuperPack program. All proceeds will support Newton County school-aged children who experience food insecurity on the weekends. Learn more and purchase tickets here!

Posted in Covington, Event

Action Ministries is United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Agency of the Month for June

Action Ministries has been chosen as United Way of Greater Atlanta‘s Agency of the Month for June. United Way supports agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for all, particularly in its four focus areas of education,

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Volunteer Opportunity to Feed Atlanta Families Set for June 10

What better way to bring amazing people together than by joining Action Ministries, FeedingATL, The Dream Big Foundation and LivePerson as we help feed our neighbors in need? The groups will be packing and distributing more than 1,500 food boxes

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Addresses Child Food Insecurity for Sixth Summer

Action Ministries is launching the sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the organization’s nutrition and educational enrichment opportunity program for Georgia’s kids, on May 30, 2017. Created to help 1 million children who are at risk of hunger when school’s

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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

Have Books to Donate? Smart Kid Kicks Off in Atlanta June 5

This summer, the Women’s Community Kitchen in Atlanta is launching the Smart Kid Summer Enrichment program. Smart Kid will focus on literacy, physical and emotional fitness and STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) for low-income and homeless families to prevent

Posted in Atlanta, Event

WITH Conference: Ministry with the Poor

Friends and colleagues,   This letter is to share with you that we will be postponing the inaugural WITH Conference (originally scheduled August 26, 2017) until the spring of 2018.  Our commitment to the community is to bring a great

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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