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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Category Archives: Volunteers
Local Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers have been in overdrive this morning getting ready for the impending weather forecast. 791 meals went out to Clarke County clients today and an additional 201 meals went out in Barrow County totaling … Continue reading
Yesterday, ACCA was thrilled to get 23 box fans donated to the agency for distribution to clients who needed help during the summer months. Although the summer has been mild so far, we have had lots of requests for fans … Continue reading
Angela Irvin first became involved with the Center for Active Living (then known as the Athens-Clarke Senior Center) at the Athens Community Council on Aging several years ago as she attended trips and outings with her grandmother. Angela served as … Continue reading
Caregivers are extremely important people within our community who a do a thankless job for their loved ones or in their job. The Northeast Georgia Care-Net is currently seeking nomination for the Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards. Nominations will … Continue reading
Yesterday was a great celebration of living well and aging well. We had over 200 people come out to the Athens Country Club for our annual Ms. Senior Athens Celebration. 14 of the Northeast Georgia’s best women were celebrated. ACCA … Continue reading
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 is thanking their Home Delivered Meals volunteers with a pancake breakfast this morning. It is part of the ongoing March for Meals program celebrated each year through the Meals on Wheels Association of America. These volunteers get over 350 … Continue reading
ACCA and the Athens Area Village were excited to receive a gift for to sponsor two Village scholarships from Compassionate Care Hospice at the end of December. Compassionate Care Hospice organized a garage sale in October and all of the … 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
ACCA welcomes a great group of second year pharmacy students and partner volunteer to help with the the GeorgiaCares program during open enrollment. Charlie Fair, Micah Hughes, and Nghi Nguyen are from UGA’s College of Pharmacy and are second year … Continue reading