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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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VITA Tax Prep Program Saves NE Taxpayers Thousands 

For the fourth consecutive year, Action Ministries in the Northeast Region provided no-cost tax preparation to its neighbors through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA offers free tax return preparation services to people who make $54,000 or less, persons with

Posted in Athens, News

School Social Workers Celebrated

CONYERS – In honor of Social Worker Week, Rockdale County Public Schools awarded the Laura Barnes Honorary School Social Worker Awards to Action Ministries and Antoinette Dunstan, Memorial Middle School’s education specialist and mentor coordinator, reported the Rockdale Citizen on

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Have You Ever Thought… What Having a Home Means?

This post appeared in The Covington News on March 26. For some people, having a home means owning some property. A place that is yours. For others it may mean to rent or lease but it still grows to feel

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Action Ministries Welcomes New Chief Development Officer

Action Ministries announced today that Christal M. Cherry will join the nonprofit as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer. Cherry will supervise the Development department and provide leadership and support to the resource development efforts across the organization. A native New

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Tour Promoting Healthy Lifestyle, Fighting Hunger Gets Underway

Gainesville will be the first stop of eight on the statewide Pop-Up Pantry Party tour, reported the Gainesville Times on March 4. “There are a lot of analytics and research done before making decisions on tour stop locations, but the

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Inaugural Community Service Award Honors Contribution of Couples

People honored at community award galas tend to have name recognition. They are often prominent figures in town. They are usually on the “who’s who” lists. Steve and Linda Cutliffe are not your typical community award winners. But that is

Posted in Augusta, News

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

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