Archive for the ‘Meals on Wheels’ Category


Connections, Summer 2022

Aging well and living well – what does that look like to you? In this summer’s issue of Connections, you’ll hear from community members who are advocating for older workers, our former executive director about the past and present of Athens Community Council on Aging, and experts on starting the […]


A healthier lifestyle thanks to Meals on Wheels

Meet Phillip Riddle, one of our Meals on Wheels participants. Here’s his story in his own words. “I’m originally from Atlanta and moved to Athens in high school. After graduation, I went to college and then entered the Air Force. The many experiences I had there not only educated me […]


More than a meal for this former Salvation Army administrator

A stroke left Roy Harris partially paralyzed, disabled and unable to work. That’s when Roy and his wife Patty decided to move from Montgomery, Ala. to Athens, living with their daughter and son-in-law until they found a place of their own.  Before the stroke, Harris had been an administrator and […]


ACCA is Hiring AmeriCorps VISTAs

ACCA is looking for TWO Anti-Hunger Heroes to join our team! We are currently accepting applications for an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and an AmeriCorps VISTA Annual Associate. Both positions will help manage ACCA’s senior hunger initiatives, working to keep our community garden in peak condition and assisting with our […]


Connections, Spring 2022

Did you know? May is Older American’s Month, and this spring we are exploring what it means to “age your way.” Look inside this latest issue of Connections for stories about creativity, self-expression, and the importance of choice. Before you go, be sure to check the calendar and see what […]


It’s the 50th anniversary of our Meals on Wheels program!

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program. We are incredibly excited to celebrate this milestone as part of Meals on Wheels America’s 20th annual March for Meals nationwide celebration.  The Meals on Wheels program at ACCA began in 1972 as […]


Registration now open for the 12th Annual March for Meals 5K!

DATE March 26, 2022 PLACE Creature Comforts Brewing Co 271 W. Hancock Ave Athens, GA US 30601 DESCRIPTION The Athens Community Council on Aging presents the 2022 March for Meals 5K. All proceeds go to the local Meals on Wheels program at ACCA, which provides more than 1500 healthy meals […]


Connections, Winter 2022

Happy new year! This Winter 2022 issue is full of exciting articles and all sorts of happenings at ACCA. From animals to exercise to traveling the world, there’s something in here for everyone. We hope you enjoy it!


Turkeypalooza 2021

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 $24,185, exceeding our goal of $22,000, to provide over 1,400 Thanksgiving meals to older adults […]


Connections, Fall 2021

What a wonderful time of year! We have so many great things going on between now and January. Won’t you join us for a class or trip? This Fall 2021 issue is jam-packed with wonderful articles. From a fantastic story on Ms. King and Ms. Tate, 10 Habits to Maintain […]

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