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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Join the Action Ministries Team at ACFB Hunger Walk/Run, March 5

Action Ministries invites all of its Atlanta-area Life-Changers to join its team at the Atlanta Community Food Bank‘s 5K Hunger Walk/Run on March 5. In its 33 years, Hunger Walk/Run has raised more than $8 million for hunger relief – enough

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Join Us to Make 1,000 Lunches in Snellville on MLK Day of Service, Jan. 16

Action Ministries is hosting a volunteer event to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at Shiloh Middle School in Snellville. We’ll be assembling 1,000 lunches for area food-insecure children who often go

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Action Ministries Board Day of Service Provides 1,500 SuperPacks to Fulton Co. Students

The Action Ministries Board of Directors hosted its annual Day of Service at the Feed the Hungry warehouse in December. Board of Directors and Advisory Council members and their families sponsored and packed 1,500 SuperPacks, which will help relieve weekend hunger

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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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Summer Lunch Volunteers Recognized at August Interfaith Luncheon

The fourth Interfaith Luncheon was recently hosted by the Peachtree City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as a thank you to all those who contributed to the Smart Lunch Smart Kid summer lunch program this past summer,

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AmeriCorps VISTA Job Positions Available, Apply by Sept. 15

Action Ministries is currently accepting applications to join our team by way of the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program. Applications MUST be completed and submitted through the link below by Sept. 15, 2016. We have three slots available with hunger

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Reaches 1-million Mark

ATLANTA – Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Program closed out the summer by serving its one millionth meal, reported 11Alive News today. That was the goal of the five-year program when the staff at 11Alive helped kick things off in June

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Closes Summer by Serving One Millionth Meal

Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program closed out the summer by serving its 1 millionth meal over the program’s 5-year history to Georgia’s children on Friday, Aug. 5, at Peachtree Village in Sugar Hill, Ga. by volunteers at Level Creek UMC. Volunteers also handed out backpacks

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Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Closes Summer by Serving One Millionth Meal this Week

Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program will close out the summer by serving its 1 millionth meal over the program’s 5-year history to Georgia’s children on Friday, Aug. 5, reported Metro Atlanta CEO today. Widespread community support and local

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