Archive for the ‘Foster Grandparent Program’ Category
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff, community partners, and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2019 a successful year for ACCA. This year’s theme, Stories of Us, told stories of the people that we serve, the innovative and impactful work that we […]
Strien Barnett is looking forward to another school year serving as a Foster Grandparent. For 5 years, Ms. Barnett has been serving as a Foster Grandparent at Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School where she spends one-on-one time with the children, developing opportunities for them to grow and learn. “I enjoy working […]