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Action Ministries Names Kelley Henderson as New CEO

ATLANTA – May 2017 – The Board of Directors of Action Ministries Inc. announces S. Kelley Henderson as the new Chief Executive Officer. Henderson served most recently as Interim President and CEO and as Chief Operating Officer for the past

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

ATLANTA – May 2017 –Action Ministries announced that they will launch the sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the organization’s nutrition and educational enrichment opportunity program for Georgia’s kids, on May 30. Created to help 1 million children who

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Action Ministries Launches Housing Programs in Piedmont Region

COVINGTON, Ga. – Feb. 28, 2017 – Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, Action Ministries Piedmont began offering housing solutions to people experiencing homelessness in six counties through its Housing programs, Action Empowers and Action Serves. Action Empowers, a program of Action

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Amerigroup Georgia Unveils Meal Truck with Action Ministries During Tour Launch to Distribute Free Food

Atlanta – (March 1, 2017) – Amerigroup Community Care, one of Georgia’s leading providers of Medicaid managed care benefits, has joined Action Ministries in the effort to fight hunger and promote healthy lifestyles across Georgia. Amerigroup has sponsored a meal

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Re-VITA-lize Athens by Volunteering to Prepare Taxes

ATHENS, Ga. – Jan. 17, 2017 – Action Ministries seeks volunteers willing to serve in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, an IRS initiative that provides no-cost tax preparation to low-income people, the elderly and disabled. The VITA program

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Donates $23,000 to Action Ministries

ATLANTA – Dec. 9, 2016 – Action Ministries Inc. has received $23,000 from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to address food insecurity in Atlanta. The donation is part of the “Fill Your Tank” program that celebrates Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s 60th anniversary by providing

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Anthem Foundation Grant Expands Fight against Childhood Hunger

Anthem Foundation Grant Expands Fight against Childhood Hunger Healthcare benefits solutions company partners with nonprofit to invest in long-term community health ATLANTA (Nov. 30, 2016) – Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc., has partnered with Action Ministries by

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United Community Bank Partners with Action Ministries to Provide Hunger Relief for Food-Insecure Children

COVINGTON (Nov. 15, 2016) – Six branches of United Community Bank will partner during the holiday season with Action Ministries to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program for the 1 million children in Georgia who are eligible to receive

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Bank of North Georgia Brings in More Than $67,000 for Action Ministries’ Hunger Relief Programs

ATLANTA, NOV. 10, 2016 — Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, raised $67,035 in its annual Feed the Hungry Food Box campaign in support of Action Ministries’ hunger relief programs. The donations will provide around 13,400 boxes

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Synovus Bank NWGA and Chattanooga Divisions Invest in Ending Childhood Hunger through Partnership with Action Ministries

ATLANTA – October 27, 2016 – On August 15, 2016, the Synovus Northwest Georgia and Chattanooga Divisions kicked off a six-week community outreach project to benefit the Action Ministries’ SuperPack program. They successfully exceeded their goal of $10,000 by raising

Posted in Feed the Hungry, Press Releases