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GA Gives on #Giving Tuesday 2017

  Get a head start and Give Today! Carmen’s Story Action Ministries, has been giving hope for more than 54 years to clients like Carmen, rescued from secretly living in an animal shelter. Carmen is now living in a safe

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Marietta Golden K Kiwanis present $12,500 in charitable contributions to nonprofits including Action Ministries

Action Ministries is thrilled to be one of several organizations to receive a contribution from the Marietta Golden K Kiwanis Club!  “At a special meeting of The Kiwanis Club of Marietta, Golden K President Pat Abbott presented contributions totaling $12,500

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Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid served 8,224 children!

  Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program that served over 8,000 Children in Georgia ATLANTA – September 2017 –Action Ministries, Inc. wrapped up their sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the

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Action Ministries Closed Monday, September 11

Dear friends, To ensure the safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff, all Action Ministries locations will be closed on Monday September 11. Action Ministries’ residential clients will shelter in place, along with residential staff. In Atlanta, additional food was

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Our Daily Bread community kitchen temporary relocation

Action Ministries Northeast-Athens  Our Daily Bread community kitchen will be temporarily relocated to Oconee St. UMC (595 Oconee St.) as First Baptist conducts renovations.  All meals will be served from Oconee St. UMC on September 9th.   Groups may still cook

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‘A Hand up, not a Handout’ – Jason Willis of Action Ministries Northwest Talks on Poverty in Floyd County

Jason Willis believes there is a general misconception about the severity of poverty in Floyd County, where some may cut the issue down to individuals making “bad choices.” But really poverty is the fact of individuals having “no choices,” he

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Seamless Summer Program Gives Fulton Students Free Meals

Each weekday this summer, children will arrive by bus, car, bicycle or foot to 20 sites throughout the Fulton County Schools district, although most will not be attending summer school, reported the Marietta Daily Journal yesterday. These children are heading

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Partners with 11 Alive to Make 500 Lunches for Local Kids

Enjoy this spot on Atlanta & Company featuring the annual Smart Lunch, Smart Kid sandwich-making day at 11 Alive.

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Making Lunches for Children in Need is the Best Summer Activity

Enjoy this post by Catherine Park of WXIA. Again this year, 11 Alive News is helping Action Ministries prepare and distribute lunches to food-insecure children in Georgia. ATLANTA – It’s that time of year again! No, not the holidays. I’m talking about

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Bishop Announces Two New Members of Her Extended Cabinet

Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson announced the assignment of two additional members of the North Georgia Conference extended cabinet: Kelley Henderson, CEO of Action Ministries, and Rev. Keith Lawder, President/CEO of the Georgia United Methodist Foundation, reported the NGUMC today. These additional

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