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Action Ministries Finds Partner in Bank of North Georgia

10/24/2013
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

10/23/2013
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

9/27/2013
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

8/19/2013
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

7/31/2013
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

7/2/2013
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

6/6/2013
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

5/23/2013
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, ...

Action Ministries offers food for church hunger ministries

4/23/2013
Action Ministries can help your church or civic group feed your neighbors in need and save you money at the same time! The Action Ministries Feed the Hungry Program, funded in large part by generous donations from Publix and Publix customers, addresses hunger needs locally.  Because of this generosity, we are able to offer your church or civic organization the opportunity to purchase boxes of food worth $25-$30 — enough to feed a family of four for several days – for a $5 donation. The following...

After Fire, Action Ministries Athens Pledges to Continue to Serve Community

4/16/2013
Leaders of Action Ministries Athens today pledged to continue to serve the people of Athens-Clarke County in spite of the devastating fire at the home of Our Daily Bread located at the Oconee Street United Methodist Church in Athens.   According to Athens-Clarke County officials, a fire of an undetermined cause occurred at Oconee Street United Methodist Church on the evening of April 15. First responders began combatting the fire around 10:15 p.m. and brought the fire under control early in the ...

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