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Synovus Bank NWGA Invests in Ending Childhood Hunger with their second annual Superpacks Partnership

      ATLANTA – August 23, 2017 This week the Synovus Northwest Georgia Division kicked off a six-week community outreach project to benefit the Action Ministries’ SuperPack program. For the second year, they hope to meet a goal of

Posted in Press Releases, Rome

‘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

Posted in News, Rome

Raise the Roof on Action Ministries Sunday, Dec. 4

Action Ministries Sunday is Dec. 4, 2016! We at Action Ministries are excited about this special annual opportunity to tell our story and engage the North Georgia United Methodist Conference with their neighbors in need. On any given night, there are

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Coosa Teens ‘Stack the Mac’ to Help Needy Families Over the Holidays

Senior projects for honors students in Floyd County Schools begin to take shape this time of year. For Coosa senior Ansley Terhune, the project is taking the shape of a crescent noodle with some cheese on top and will help

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Dine Out, Do Good with Action Ministries on Nov. 10

The second annual Dine Out, Do Good fundraiser, a highly anticipated day of good food for a good cause, is coming again to the Northwest region (Rome)! Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from Nov. 10 to Life-Changing Action Ministries programs in

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Rise and Shine: Second Annual Life-Changers Breakfast Set for Oct. 14

Purchase tickets here! Join us for the second annual Rise and Shine Life-Changers breakfast on Oct. 14, 2016, from 8 until 10 a.m. at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. The keynote speaker will be Sen. Johnny Isakson, and facilitating the event is

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Covington, Event, Gainesville, Rome

North Georgia UMC Annual Conference Kicks off June 7

The Annual Conference of the North Georgia United Methodist Church kicked off today, June 7, at The Classic Center in Athens. The conference will continue through Thursday. Action Ministries has an informational booth at The Classic Center, and the nonprofit

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Backpack Buddies Program Organizers Hope to Add More Sites, Feed More Children

Keeping stomachs from growling is the main thing workers at the Action Ministries Rome Bagwell Food Pantry are aiming at this summer, as they gear up for their Backpack Buddies “on steroids” season, reported the Rome News-Tribune today. “If they have empty

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Change the Game: Tackle Hunger in Your Community at Super Bowl 50

Action Ministries invites our Life-Changers to tackle hunger in their communities at the 2016 Souper Bowl of Caring. This year, let’s make our Super Bowl celebrations count! The Souper Bowl of Caring connects Super Bowl celebrations with local opportunities to tackle hunger

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Step Up to the Plate to Benefit Local Ministry Food Pantry

Action Ministries Rome is striving to get the community involved in helping the hungry with an event called Step Up to the Plate on Thursday, Nov. 5, reported WRGA in Rome on Nov. 4. Rev. Chris Barbieri talked with John Druckenmiller

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