Thank you for becoming a Friend of the Athens Community Council on Aging! It is only through community support, like yours, that we have continued to thrive for more than 50 years.

With the help of our Friends, it is possible for ACCA to continue fighting senior hunger and social isolation, offer health and wellness activities, provide vital trips into the community for homebound older adults, engage older adults in job training and so much more!

Donate Now

We have several giving options, and your support in any of these categories is greatly appreciated. Donations can be made in honor or memory of an individual or group and can be designated to ACCA’s general funds or the program of your choice.

ACCA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All gifts are tax deductible, and you will receive a receipt for your records.

Monthly Gifts          1967 Legacy          Non-Cash Donations          Corporate Sponsorship

Here is what your donation can provide:

per month

3 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

A fan to help keep an older adult cool during the hot Georgia summer, or an electric blanket to stay warm in the winter

A bag of groceries for an older adult on the Meals on Wheels waiting list

per month

A microwave for a Meals on Wheels participant

A day of care at Adult Day Health for someone with dementia

6 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

per month

Rides for 10 older adults to medical appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store

14 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

10 days of wellness programming, socialization and lunch for an older adult in our Center for Active Living+




Monthly Gifts

Monthly Gifts are an easy, automatic way to support ACCA. Monthly giving provides you with a convenient, customizable, and environmentally friendly way to support ACCA’s mission that works with your budget and schedule.  These regular donations ensure consistent funding allowing your donation to go where it is needed most.

To set up your monthly gift click on the Donate button to access our secure payment portal and select the amount and frequency of donations that work for you. After your first donation ACCA will automatically charge your card based on the preferences you’ve selected.

If you wish to make any changes to your recurring gift please call 706-549-4850 and we will gladly accommodate you.  You will receive a year-end tax receipt each January.

To make a gift by mail send a check or money order payable to ACCA to 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA  30601.

To make a gift by phone or if you have questions, please call 706-549-4850.

Return to top


1967 Legacy Gifts

Named for the year of the Athens Community Council on Aging’s founding, 1967 Legacy donors have share in the success of our first 50 years by making a gift of $1,967. This gift has a lasting and sustaining impact, carrying ACCA into another 50 years. Together, we can ensure a healthy, safe and independent life for all older adults in our community.

ACCA would not be where we are today without the generosity of community members like you. With your continued commitment, we will ensure ACCA is positioned for the future, beginning today.

Return to top

Non-Cash Donations

ACCA accepts a variety of non-cash donations and support. For a list of our most frequently requested items, please visit our Amazon WishList

We are also able to accept donations of stocks

Additionally, we have annual gift events to collect holiday gifts for older adults, school supplies for children in our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program, and holiday meal items through our TurkeyPalooza campaign. Please visit our Events page for more information.

Return to top

Corporate Sponsorship

We are grateful to the local businesses and organizations that choose to demonstrate their commitment to our mission through a corporate sponsorship. Sponsorship packages are available in a range of amounts, and we would love to talk with you about these options. Please call 706-549-4850 to discuss further.

Return to top

Latest News & Events

2018 March for Meals 5K
2018 March for Meals 5K

The Athens Community Council on Aging along with Meals on Wheels America is excited to announce the 16th annual March for Meals campaign.  This campaign gives businesses, organizations, governments, and volunteers who contribute so generously in their communities an opportunity to join the fight against senior hunger by participating in […]

see more

CAL Spring Break 2018!
CAL Spring Break 2018!

Savannah and Tybee Island Reserve your spot today! Your Three Day/Two Night Package Includes Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation 2 Nights Hotel Accommodations, with Breakfast Dinner at Mrs. Wilkes’ Dining Room located on one of the most elegant streets in Historic Savannah.  Mrs. Wilkes became a legend for her hospitality and […]

see more

Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Senior Leadership Academy!
Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Senior Leadership Academy!

So, you think you know Athens? Join the 2018 Senior Leadership Academy to find out! Senior Leadership Academy is your opportunity to build relationships with fellow participants, explore current issues in Athens, meet community leaders, and discover opportunities to contribute YOUR skills and experience to the well-being of the community. The 2018 […]

see more

Here’s how you can help our mission