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UM Connectional Federal Credit Union Teams Up With Action Ministries' Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union is partnering with Action Ministries to ERASE HUNGER This Summer. In response to the theme, Earn. Save. Give., credit union members and other giving Georgians will have the opportunity to sponsor lunches with the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program. "This is about collaborative efforts," said Keith Pritchard of the UMCFCU. "We thank God that Action Ministries is one of the resources we can use to help others." In 2013, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid ...

Hunt for Food: Take Part in Action Ministries Food Drive April 12

Looking for a meaningful Lenten or Great Day of Service project for your group? Action Ministries Feed the Hungry is hosting a community food drive — Hunt for Food — on April 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at its new warehouse location. They are accepting donations of peanut butter and jelly, canned fruit and meat-based soups. Did you know that Georgia has the third highest poverty rate in the nation, and it ranks sixth for food insecurity? Feed the Hungry provides more than 1 million meals annually to...

Action Ministries Finds Partner in Bank of North Georgia

Action Ministries' Feed the Hungry Food Box program has a new partner: Bank of North Georgia. This fall, BNG is aiming to sponsor 125+ boxes in each of their 41 branches across North Georgia. Employees, customers and supporters can donate $5 for a box of food that will feed a family for up to 5 days. If Bank of North Georgia secures enough sponsorships to cover just 125 boxes in each location, they will provide, as a community, more than 100,000 meals to Georgia families in need! The partnership...

Georgia Gives Day: Support United Methodist Ministries on Nov. 13

Several United Methodist ministries in the North Georgia Conference are participating in Georgia Gives Day on Nov. 13, 2013. In its second year, Georgia Gives Day is a state-wide initiative to raise awareness and charitable giving.   Participating ministries include: Action Ministries Camp Glisson LaGrange College New Bethlehem Community Center Wesley Woods Interfaith Airport Chaplaincy United Methodist Children's Home Wesley Foundation at Georgia Tech Intown Collaborative Ministries Young ...

Action Ministries Appreciates Your Support

Sustain this Ministry for the Next 50 Years As Action Ministries marks 50 years in ministry, it is a time for reflecting on successes and recognizing the need for sustaining gifts to keep it up.    The milestone is an important time to celebrate that Action Ministries is our United Methodist ministry - a conference-wide response to poverty - and tell the success stories in our churches, small groups, and Sunday school classes while acknowledging Action Ministries' need for every church's ...

Action Ministries Announces Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Meets Bodacious Goal

Program Exceeds Goal of Serving 200,000 Healthy Meals to Children During Summer Months Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that thanks to widespread support the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program that had hoped to serve 200,000 healthy lunches to children in Georgia was instead able to exceed its goal and serve 210,055 lunches this summer. A total of 1,486 volunteers donated 24,054 volunteer hours to make and serve the lunches to children living in 24 cities located in 13 counties in our ...

Don Your Best Cape and Running Shoes: Action Dash 5K is Labor Day

Five cities. One day. One purpose.   Action Dash is a family-friendly 5K run/walk created by Action Ministries to bring awareness to the challenges of poverty in North Georgia. Action Dash takes place on Labor Day, Sept. 2, in five cities: Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Gainesville and Rome. Every dollar raised helps Action Ministries achieve its mission of mobilizing communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. So, don your best cape, mask ...

Bagging a World Record, Feeding Hungry Kids

North Georgia United Methodists joined with corporate volunteers, Wesley Foundations, community members, public officials and others to pack more than 18,500 sandwiches in five cities on Saturday, June 29 -- all in support of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid.   The effort — in partnership with United Methodist Communications' Rethink Church and Action Ministries — aimed to bag a Guinness World Record and feed some hungry kids. All five locations appear to have bested the record for making the most ...

Action Ministries and Rethink Church Attempt to Break World Record on Sandwich Day 2013

Action Ministries and Rethink Church will join forces on Saturday, June 29, in five north Georgia cities to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for making the most sandwiches in one hour. The current record stands at 2,706. Volunteers, local partnering United Methodist churches and Action Ministries will gather in Augusta, Atlanta, Athens, Gainesville and Rome to prepare thousands of sandwiches in support of the second annual Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program that aims to serve 200,000 ...

Night of Champions Raises $100,000 for Action Ministries

Night of Champions, an annual Action Ministries event, raised $100,000 to support the nonprofit’s mission to mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. Night of Champions, which took place on May 16 at Northside UMC, honors Action Ministries client champions, who were featured speakers and guests. Bill Curry, recently retired head football coach at Georgia State University, and his wife, Dr. Carolyn Curry, hosted the event, ...

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