Newton Federal Bank Sticks It to Hunger this Summer, June 1-30

  Did you know that during the summer months, nearly 1 million Georgia children could go hungry because they don’t have access to school meals? Newton Federal Bank is partnering with Action Ministries to end hunger for children in Newton County this

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Have Books to Donate? Smart Kid Kicks Off in Atlanta June 5.

This summer, the Women’s Community Kitchen in Atlanta is launching the Smart Kid Summer Enrichment program. Smart Kid will focus on literacy, physical and emotional fitness and STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) for low-income and homeless families to prevent

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WITH Conference for Churches in Ministry with the Poor Set for Aug. 26

Save the date! On Saturday, Aug. 26, the first WITH Conference will take place at Dunwoody United Methodist Church. The conference, sponsored by Action Ministries, the Housing and Homeless Council and the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church,

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Volunteers Needed in Athens starting May 30

Nearly 85 percent of Athens-Clarke County K-12 students are eligible for free or reduced school lunch. For many of these students, school is the only place where they get a regular meal. During school breaks, these students often go without

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Get Comfortable While Giving Back in Athens in April

It’s that time again! Time to provide care and sustenance to our neighbors in need through the simple act of gathering with friends at Creature Comforts Brewing Co. In its second year, Creature Comforts’ Get Comfortable campaign has become an

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Free GED Prep Classes Set to Start in Covington, Porterdale in April

Need your GED? Adult Basic Education/GED preparation classes are set to start in the Action Ministries Piedmont region in April. Volunteer tutors are available to assist students and prepare them to take the GED test. Action Ministries mobilizes communities to

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Win Tickets to The Common Table with Chef Hugh Acheson

The Common Table, presented by Creature Comforts Brewing Company and the United Way of Northeast Georgia, is an exclusive dining event with Chef Hugh Acheson, owner of 5&10 restaurant, where guests can experience world-class food and rare beer in the

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Pop-Up Pantry Parties Popping up in Georgia in March

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 truck that will be used by

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Action Ministries to Host Free Tax Return Prep in Three Locations

In Georgia, which ranks ninth in the nation for poverty rate, there are large numbers of low-income families who lack access to certified, IRS-trained tax preparers and fail to claim important tax credits. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free

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Event to Help Faith Communities Impact Homelessness in Atlanta Set for March 9

The Faith Committee of the Atlanta Homeless Continuum of Care is set to present an inspirational and educational opportunity to learn how your community of faith can participate in a new strategic plan to make homelessness in Atlanta a rare

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