Archive for the ‘ACCA in the Community’ Category

03/20/2020

ACCA In Action

Dear ACCA Friends, As the public health crisis emerged, we ensured that those we serve, those who are the most vulnerable to the covid-19 virus, will not be left behind. In 48 hours, we closed the majority of our programs and shifted our daily operations with an abundance of precaution, […]

03/16/2020

How to be aware of Coronavirus Scams

Take precautions! There are several COVID-19 themed scams occurring throughout the US. These include: Text messages that appear to come from the Social Security Office. The texts warn about a Social Security number problem and ask the recipient to call a number back to resolve the problem and avoid legal […]

03/03/2020

Connections, Spring 2020

Our newest issue of Connections is out! Click on the link below to learn more about the new event venues coming to Athens, the importance of the Census, ACCA’s upcoming retroProm and more! Click here to read our current issue.

01/29/2020

Spectrum Laptop Giveaway

The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is proud to announce that it has received a donation of laptops from Charter Spectrum to promote the availability of expanded broadband access and Spectrum Internet Assist. The laptops will be given to older adults through a campaign beginning 8AM on February 3, […]

12/18/2019

UGA Vet Home Visits for Meals on Wheels Clients

Pets are such a beloved part of anyone’s family and that is certainly true for our Meals on Wheels clients. With obstacles that our clients face in their lives – access to transportation, limited mobility, financial resources – many find it hard to access veterinary care for their pets. Thanks […]

12/11/2019

15th Annual Be a Santa to a Senior

On Tuesday, December 10th, ACCA and Home Instead Senior Care hosted the 15th Annual Be A Santa to A Senior Program! Over 100 community volunteers came to help wrap over 3000 holiday presents for older adults in the Northeast Georgia area. Thank you to our wonderful community for being Santa to […]

11/21/2019

TurkeyPalooza 2019!

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 your generous donations, we raised $14,345, exceeding our goal of $13,000 to provide over 1,300 Thanksgiving meals to older […]

11/18/2019

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year!

Exciting news! For the 12th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past eleven years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does […]

09/12/2019

Check out our latest issue of Connections!

  Click here to check out our latest issue of Connections! Learn more about the latest happenings at ACCA, four-legged fur kids, our friends from Frankie and Andy’s Place, and pet friendly places to visit around town. We love this issue and know you will, too!

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