Category Archives: Intergenerational

Thanks Phi Sigma Pi

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

Posted in Community Garden, Intergenerational, Living Well. Aging Well., Squash Senior Hunger, Volunteers | Comments Off

UGArden and ACCA to start Weekly Farmer’s Market

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Community Garden, Intergenerational, Living Well. Aging Well., Squash Senior Hunger | Comments Off

Squashing Senior Hunger

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Community Garden, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Intergenerational, Living Well. Aging Well., Squash Senior Hunger | Comments Off

Campus Kitchen Becomes the First in Georgia

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

Posted in ACCA - A Great Place to Work, ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Community Garden, Intergenerational, Living Well. Aging Well., Meals on Wheels, Squash Senior Hunger, Volunteers | Comments Off

Let’s “RAISE THE FENCE”!

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.

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Community Garden, In Development, Intergenerational | Leave a comment

How to Grow a Garden on Asphalt?

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Community Garden, Intergenerational | Leave a comment

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Summer Food Program Underway…

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Intergenerational, Volunteers | Leave a comment

ACCA Welcomes Five Summer Interns

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

Posted in ACCA - A Great Place to Work, Athens Community Council on Aging, Intergenerational | Leave a comment

ACCA’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program is Excited to Announce A Summer Meal Program

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Intergenerational, Volunteers | Leave a comment

Holiday Music Fundraiser for ACCA!! December 15

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

Posted in ACCA in the Community, Athens Community Council on Aging, Holidays at ACCA, In Development, Intergenerational, Volunteers | Leave a comment