Archive for the ‘Senior Community Service Employment Program’ 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
It’s National Employ Older Workers Week!
It’s National Employ Older Workers Week and boy are we celebrating here at ACCA! Through our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), ACCA provides on-the-job skills training to individuals 55 or older with limited financial resources. A workforce development program, ACCA’s SCSEP provides opportunities and assistance to older adults in […]
ACCA’s 2021 Annual Meeting
ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2020-2021 a successful year for ACCA. This year’s theme, We Delivered, shows just how much our incredible staff, volunteers and partners did in the past year. At the meeting, […]
It’s National Volunteer Week!
It’s National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating here at ACCA! Did you know that since March 2020, we have enrolled 318 new volunteers?! That is incredible! Together, we have delivered basic needs and reassurance to thousands of our community members. Since March, our volunteers have helped us deliver over […]
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 […]