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North Georgia UMC Annual Conference Kicks off June 7

The Annual Conference of the North Georgia United Methodist Church kicked off today, June 7, at The Classic Center in Athens. The conference will continue through Thursday. Action Ministries has an informational booth at The Classic Center, and the nonprofit

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Bank Donates $21,000 to Feed Needy

A local branch of a Georgia bank was the chief donor in a drive to feed the hungry this Christmas, reported the Times-Georgian on Dec. 24. The Tallapoosa branch of the Bank of North Georgia — located aside Piggly Wiggly

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Bank of North Georgia Brings in Over $62,000 in Donations to Feed the Hungry

ATLANTA (November 23, 2015) – Just in time for the holidays, Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, concluded its annual Feed the Hungry Food Box campaign raising $62,415 in donations – enough to provide nearly 250,000 meals

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Breakfast Hosts and Kauffman Award Winners Serve Their Communities in Life-Changing Ways

Life-Changers Breakfast 2015                       Life-Changing leadership, service, racism, compassion, equality and football were some of the many topics discussed at the first Action Ministries We Are Life-Changers breakfast on Friday, Oct. 16. Sports giants

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Make a Difference Day: Action Ministries Feed the Hungry

ATLANTA — Volunteers are key to the Action Ministries Feed the Hungry program, which provides food boxes to struggling families throughout the year. “Each box has enough food to supplement a family of four for five days,” said Mark Hellman,

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Bank of North Georgia Partners with Action Ministries for Third Year to Feed Local Families

Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, has chosen to partner with Action Ministries for a third year in support of the nonprofit’s Feed the Hungry Food Box program. Now through Nov. 6, 2015, customers and supporters can

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Bank of North Georgia Partners with Action Ministries for Third Year for Feed the Hungry Campaign

ATLANTA, Ga. (October 5, 2015) – Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, has chosen to partner with Action Ministries for a third year in support of the nonprofit’s Feed the Hungry Food Box program. Now through November

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A Message from Our Kids: Small Deeds Make a Big Impact at Action Ministries this Summer

This summer, the Life-Changers at Action Ministries … Brought 242,517 lunches to our neighborhoods so we wouldn’t be hungry. Yum! They also brought books and educational activities, so we were ready to start school in August with our friends. Helped 84 of our families* get

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Georgia Auto Dealers Provide 250,000 Meals to Local Families This Summer

Leaders of Action Ministries and the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association announced that their joint “Drive Out Hunger” campaign in May raised $125,000, which translates to nearly 250,000 meals for food-insecure families in Georgia, reported Metro Atlanta CEO on July 29.

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Walmart, Auto Dealers Help Provide Needed Meals

PORTERDALE — Action Ministries in Newton County is barely two months in existence and already has put in a successful summer of fundraising and feeding school-aged children from food-insecure families, reported the Rockdale Citizen on July 29. The Walmart Foundation’s

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