Archive for 2016


Subaru Share The Love

Choose to Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors Exciting news! For the ninth year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over for the past eight years, Subaru has donated nearly $10 million to Meals on Wheels—that’s the equivalent of more than […]


MOW Benefit Concert!

Musicians from Athens area high schools (and recent graduates) join forces to raise money for senior citizens during the holidays.  On December 16, 2016 from 6-10pm at the Foundry, six musicians/bands will perform original and cover music as well as holiday favorites.  All proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program […]


TurkeyPalooza 2016!

“Thank you for this! With this help, I was able to share a beautiful Thanksgiving meal with my family!” TurkeyPalooza is an annual event that partners ACCA and the Office of Service Learning’s Campus Kitchen at UGA in providing a full thanksgiving meal to food insecure older adults. Thanks to […]


UGArden Thrives

Six years after a group of environmentally-minded students convinced skeptical University of Georgia administrators to let them plant a small community garden on South Milledge Avenue, the UGArden, as it’s called, has blossomed into something not even its young founders may have imagined. “It’s become so much bigger than any […]


Anthony: Our community needs to keep GeorgiaCares In the coming days, the House Appropriations Committee will consider a bill that defunds the Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP), effectively eliminating ACCA’s GeorgiaCares program. GeorgiaCares helps Medicare beneficiaries identify the most appropriate benefit options from more than 27 prescription drug […]


Unlicensed Personal Care Homes: What You Should Know

The Ombudsman program has seen a sharp increase in complaints about unlicensed personal care homes. Newspaper articles regularly highlight the plight of frail elderly residents being abused, neglected, and financially exploited by “caretakers.” The motive for this crime is financial: operators are able to obtain residents’ benefits checks and other […]

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