Action Ministries Athens serves the hungry, homeless and working poor in the Clarke County area through various services, including:

Our Daily Bread Community Kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday and a sack meal on the weekends. Annually, our program provides more than 60,000 nutritious meals with gracious hospitality to men, women and children in need and offers a gateway to other transformational services. Partnering with more than 70 volunteer groups, Our Daily Bread in Athens has served meals seven days per week, 365 days per year since 1989.


  • Community garden
  • Distribution of essential health, hygiene and food items
  • Referrals to other agencies
  • Legal services
  • Basic case management
  • Nursing care
  • Veterans assistance
  • Adult education/GED prep
  • Employment search support
  • VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
  • Counseling Services
  • Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

For more information about Action Ministries Athens or to volunteer, contact Solomon Smothers, program director, at 706-353-6647 ext. 5670.

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