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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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The Board of Directors of Action Ministries, Inc. Announces S. Kelley Henderson as New CEO

The Board of Directors of Action Ministries, Inc. announces S. Kelley Henderson as the new Chief Executive Officer, reported Metro Atlanta CEO today. Henderson has served most recently as Interim President and CEO, and as COO for the past 3

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Action Ministries to Launch Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Next week Action Ministries will officially launch the sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the organization’s nutrition and educational enrichment opportunity program for Georgia’s kids, reported the North Georgia United Methodist Conference in its weekly update. Created to help

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New CEO Named at Action Ministries

The Board of Directors of Action Ministries announced today that S. Kelley Henderson is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Georgia nonprofit. Henderson has served most recently as interim President and CEO, and he was Chief Operating Officer for the

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Adult Education Classes Offered Free of Charge

Action Ministries, Newton County Community Partnership and Newton READS have partnered together with Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) to provide free Adult Basic Education/GED classes, The Covington News reported on May 1. The classes take place at two separate locations

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Day of Action Mobilizes Volunteers to Give Back Around Atlanta

United Way of Greater Atlanta and Bank of America came together for their big Day of Action, a partnership that dedicated the bank’s employee volunteers to 12 United Way partner agencies at 14 locations across Greater Atlanta to support United

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