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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,

Posted in Event, Housing

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

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 COO Discusses Veteran Homelessness on Live United Show

How is United Way of Greater Atlanta serving those who serve? On the November 2016 episode of the Live United show, United Way of Greater Atlanta CEO Milton J. Little, Jr. discusses the issue of veteran homelessness and how his

Posted in Housing, News

Go Without Knowing 

Enjoy this guest blog by the Rev. Angela Johnson of Action Ministries Housing. She serves and helps homeless veterans and families find permanent housing. This essay appeared in the Oct. 10 edition of “Monday Morning in North Georgia,” a publication of the North Georgia Conference of

Posted in Blog, Housing

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

Homeless Veterans Registry Seeks to Address Problem

Kathleen Bradley believes no one should be homeless. Especially veterans. “It’s not that they deserve it (more) than others, but we need to pay attention to the veterans that have fought for our freedom,” said Bradley, a case manager for

Posted in Housing, News

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

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