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Who Taught You to Give?

As we approach Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10, we at Action Ministries are mindful of our role in connecting Georgians with hearts to serve to their neighbors in need. For many of our staff members and volunteers, I know giving was taught to them

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NGUMC Missions: Can You Help Us Dream Big?

How often is your congregation asked for assistance from the community? How do you effectively meet the needs of a hurting local population while engaging your congregation to serve God and their neighbors? Would it help to receive training and

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Action Ministries Volunteers Make the Holidays Brighter

A Life-Changer Are you looking for a way to serve others during the holiday season? Action Ministries would love to have you! We’re doing drives and distributions for gifts, household items and personal care kits, as well as feeding families

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Make Things Good in Your Hood on Georgia Gives Day, Nov. 13

Action Ministries will again take part in Georgia Gives Day on Nov. 13, when the whole state will pull together to support the organizations and causes that have been part of our lives since day one. Georgia Gives Day is a

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Back-to-school Shopping? Shop Online and Support Action Ministries, too!

There’s no better way to take care of that long back-to-school shopping list than to use UMCmarket and have your favorite stores give a percentage to Action Ministries. The average family spends $672 on back-to-school shopping. Action Ministries, a participant

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Stability and Support Help Homeless Children Succeed

Many of our Georgia school systems are starting on or around Aug. 1, and summer vacation is beginning to come to a close. This is a chaotic time of year for any family, but especially those families who might not

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Action Ministries Works to Help At-Risk Veterans Reclaim Their Independence Day

In a recent study by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, more than half of metro Atlanta veteran respondents – nearly 58 percent – reported that they experienced homelessness after their departure from the military. With veterans comprising about 8 percent

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Celebrate a Different Type of Independence this July 4th

This weekend, Americans from coast to coast will be celebrating the Fourth of July. For many of us, this holiday means barbecues, picnics and trips to the beach. But it also symbolizes something much greater, something that Action Ministries Housing

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Action Heroes and Life-Changers Attend NGUMC Annual Conference

Action Ministries attended the 2014 NGUMC Annual Conference last week at The Classic Center in Athens, Ga. The theme of conference was “Together, We Make Disciples” with a special focus on children and youth. The Action Ministries booth featured a

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Windows of Opportunity: Action Ministries Helps Georgians Realize Their Full Potential

The following article by Dan Curran, president of Curran Public Relations, appeared in this month’s issue of Georgia Magazine. When the economy took a nosedive, Jack, of Athens, found himself facing a perfect storm. He had spent two years taking care of his dying mother

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