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.

GED/Adult Basic Education Tutorial

  • Support local students pursue their education by being a tutor. Classes are M, T, and Th from 9:30 am- 11:30am.
  • Location: 465 North Lumpkin St.
  • Contact Solomon Smothers, regional director
    • All GED tutors must be interviewed and commit to a 3 months of volunteering


  • Support the work of Action Ministries Northeast by helping our office with supplies that make our client partners feel more at home
    • Coffee
    • Coffee filters
    • Creamer
    • Sugar
    • Bottles of water
    • Healthy Snacks

Other services provided by Action Ministries Northeast:

  • 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 Northeast or to volunteer, contact Solomon Smothers, program director, at 706-353-6647 ext. 5670.

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