The mission of the Athens Community Council on Aging is to promote a lifetime of wellness through engagement, advocacy, education and support.
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8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
What’s Going On at ACCA?
Category Archives: Intergenerational
It was a wonderful spring day last Saturday, March 31 in our community garden and we were so excited to have the Phi Sigma Pi group come out and volunteer with us. They took on several different projects… Some planted … Continue reading
ACCA held it’s first Farmer’s Market this morning with UGArden. It’s a shame what you missed by not being here but the good news is, it will be here again next Monday. And the next one. And then next one. … Continue reading
ACCA is so excited about the first OFFICIAL Campus Kitchen at UGA meal going out today to some of our clients!! Look at this great spread of grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, fresh fruit, green salad, wheat roll and a … Continue reading
40% of food in America is wasted every year, yet 1 out of 6 people are hungry or at risk of hunger. That number increases to 1 in 5 in Athens, GA. Campus Kitchen at UGA is doing something about … Continue reading
Join in on ACCA’s newest fundraising campaign to fence in the Community Garden behind the Bentley Center. This campaign will only last the month of August so it’s important we get the word out.
ACCA’s demonstration garden has really brought some beauty to the vacant parking lot on the south side of the agency’s campus. Starting on MLK’s Day of Service back in January, the garden has grown to be a beautiful project and … Continue reading
ACCA’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program made its second summer food delivery this week delivering two bags full of lunches and snacks to each GRG child. This program is helping fill the gap during the summer months while area students are … Continue reading
ACCA is excited to welcome 5 new interns to the staff for the summer months. All University of Georgia students, they will have a great opportunity to learn about working with older adults first hand. Abby Engelberth will be interning … Continue reading
Through a partnership with the Northeast Georgia Food Bank, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) will provide much needed assistance with meals during the summer months when the grandchildren are not receiving free/reduced lunches and breakfasts through their local schools. Our program … Continue reading
You’re invited!! ACCA is so excited to be having a benefit holiday music night at Hendershots Coffee. Come celebrate the season by helping give to older adults in the Athens community! ALL ages (kiddos included) are welcome to come listen … Continue reading