Archive for 2020
16th Annual Be a Santa to a Senior
Thousands of gifts have been given to over 670 seniors and 79 children being raised by their grandparents this holiday season. We could NOT have done this without you! Our hallways, cars and hearts are full! From a small note wishing someone a happy holiday to a donor offering to be […]
Connections, Winter 2020
Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to read more about our list of 2021 resolutions, planning for the future, virtual trips (join us as we travel to Denmark!), and to see our calendar of fun events and activities over the next couple of months. […]
TurkeyPalooza is an annual event that partners ACCA and the Office of Service Learning Campus Kitchen at UGA to provide a full thanksgiving meal to food insecure older adults. Thanks to your generous donations, we raised $22,823, exceeding our goal of $14,500, to provide over 1,350 Thanksgiving meals to older […]
Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year
Exciting news! For the 13th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past twelve years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.3 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does […]
ACCA’s 2020 Annual Meeting
ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff, community partners, and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2020 a successful year for ACCA. This year’s theme, Superheros at Work, shows the unstoppable powers and resiliency of ACCA. At the meeting, staff members were recognized […]
Athens Eats Together, An Exciting New Initiative!
ACCA friends, We have an exciting new initiative happening at ACCA and we can’t wait to share it with you! Introducing Athens Eats Together! You may be wondering, what is Athens Eats Together? Athens Eats Together is a county-wide initiative created to provide emergency food relief to any Clarke-County resident facing […]
Connections, Fall 2020
Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to learn about our partnerships with local organizations and businesses, virtual trips and the risk of social isolation during a pandemic. It’s a great issue that we hope you enjoy!
National Employ Older Workers Week 2020
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “National Employ Older Workers Week recognizes the vital role of older workers in the workforce and aims to increase awareness of this labor segment and develop innovative strategies to tap it.” Here at ACCA, that is exactly what we are doing through our […]
Grandparents Day 2020
On August 3, 1978, Jimmy Carter signed into law and officially made the first Sunday of September after Labor Day as ‘National Grandparents Day’. For over 40 years, we have been celebrating the day by showing our appreciation and love to our grandparents. Grandparents hold a very special place in […]
WOO-HOO! ACCA Party Buses Rolled Through Athens!
We are in the dog days of summer and it is hard to believe that it is August already. Our work at ACCA continues and we are so proud to have provided nearly 99,000 emergency food relief meals to over 1,900 seniors since March 16. Woo-Hoo! We often email or yell […]