Your community seniors need you!
ACCA needs your support for increased resources and outreach to keep our seniors safe amid COVID-19.
Celebrating 50 years of
Feeding our neighbors 🍲 Connecting our community 🤝
During a year filled with unprecedented challenges and missed connections, our community mobilized to support each other when it mattered most. Let’s build on this momentum together to feed Athens, yall. 💙
Your support is so appreciated!
Donate today to help us feed 100 more seniors!
Much like our strong support of the proven methods of helping to slow the spread of the virus – wearing a mask, keeping a safe, social distance and washing of hands – we also believe the COVID-19 vaccination is a powerful tool to fight against the virus.
Please click here to visit the COVID-19 Vaccination Information page to learn more about the vaccine and how you can help protect yourself and your family, friends, neighbors and our community.
Athens Eats Together ended April 23, 2021. To learn about available food resources throughout Northeast Georgia, please click here.
ACCA Emergency Food Relief – By the Numbers
• 388,223 emergency food relief meals provided since March 16th
• 10,622 people served including ACCA’s existing clients, older adults within the community and Athens Eats Together recipients
• 11,744 safety checks, driveway visits and buddy calls made
On March 16, 2020, ACCA closed the majority of our 14 aging service programs. Because we were prepared, in less than 48 hours, we were able to transition our entire agency’s service delivery model into one critical mission that no senior will be left behind.
We are concentrating ACCA’s resources into the meals on wheels model of service delivery, focusing on three areas: food and basic needs, security checks and virtual social connections for all we serve. As part of our emergency food relief efforts, each week seniors are receiving 5 frozen prepared meals, commodity bags with groceries for an additional 5 meals, and basic essentials such as toilet paper. Utilizing our existing community partners, we purchase commodities from the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and wholesale distributors and prepared meals from Epting Events.
At ACCA, we have entered a season of HOPE. It has been one year since ACCA temporarily suspended in-person programming due to COVID-19. As we […]