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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

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

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 Mountain region (Gainesville)! Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from Nov. 10 to Life-Changing Action Ministries programs in

Posted in Gainesville

Rise and Shine: Second Annual Life-Changers Breakfast Set for Oct. 14

Purchase tickets here! Join us for the second annual Rise and Shine Life-Changers breakfast on Oct. 14, 2016, from 8 until 10 a.m. at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. The keynote speaker will be Sen. Johnny Isakson, and facilitating the event is

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Covington, Event, Gainesville, Rome

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

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

Change the Game: Tackle Hunger in Your Community at Super Bowl 50

Action Ministries invites our Life-Changers to tackle hunger in their communities at the 2016 Souper Bowl of Caring. This year, let’s make our Super Bowl celebrations count! The Souper Bowl of Caring connects Super Bowl celebrations with local opportunities to tackle hunger

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Covington, Event, Gainesville, Housing, Rome

Dine Out Events Across North Georgia Set for Nov. 5

A Dine Out fundraiser, a highly anticipated day of good food for a good cause in its birthplace of Athens, Ga., is coming to four cities in north Georgia in 2015! Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from Nov. 5 to Life-Changing

Posted in Athens, Covington, Event, Gainesville, Rome

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

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

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

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

Party to Raise Funds for Action Ministries Gainesville

Music, ministry and making a difference are common themes within the religious community in Gainesville. At Action Ministries Gainesville’s inaugural “Action Bash” fundraiser Aug. 8 at First Baptist Church, all three ideas will come together for a “Party with a

Posted in Gainesville, News