Archive for the ‘Volunteers’ Category

03/27/2013

Thank You HDM Volunteers!!

ACCA is thanking their Home Delivered Meals volunteers with a pancake breakfast this morning.  It is part of the ongoing March for Meals program celebrated each year through the Meals on Wheels Association of America.  These volunteers get over 350 meals out in Clarke and Barrow counties each day.  Not […]

01/02/2013

Athens Area Village Receives Gift from Compassionate Care Hospice

ACCA and the Athens Area Village were excited to receive a gift for to sponsor two Village scholarships from Compassionate Care Hospice at the end of December.  Compassionate Care Hospice organized a garage sale in October and all of the proceeds will  go towards sponsoring the scholarships.  Several people were […]

10/04/2012

Campus Kitchen Becomes the First in Georgia

40% of food in America is wasted every year, yet 1 out of 6 people are hungry or at risk of hunger.  That number increases to 1 in 5 in Athens, GA.  Campus Kitchen at UGA is doing something about it.  In the Spring of 2011, Campus Kitchen of UGA […]

09/25/2012

ACCA Welcomes Volunteers for GeorgiaCares

ACCA welcomes a great group of second year pharmacy students and partner volunteer to help with the the GeorgiaCares program during open enrollment.  Charlie Fair, Micah Hughes, and Nghi Nguyen are from UGA’s College of Pharmacy and are second year pharmacy students. They will be working with the GeorgiaCares program […]

09/20/2012

ADH Loves Their Volunteers

As we reflect back on the theme for National Adult Day Health services week, Care, Compassion and Community, an integral part of an organization’s success comes from the community.  Community volunteers help build the strength of our Adult Day Service programs.  The value of a volunteer cannot be summed up […]

07/13/2012

Lowe’s Is Blowing Us Away!

Lowe’s Store #0506 (Epps Bridge Parkway) worked with ACCA this week to maximize a donation. This week, a Meals on Wheels volunteer donated money to purchase fans for some of our most at risk meals clients. The Lowe’s store assistant manager Steve (pictured left), along with associate John (pictured right) […]

07/02/2012

Fan Donations??

ACCA is looking for donations of box fans for some of its clients.  We know it is early in the summer but as you know it is record breaking temperatures and fans can really help keep the air cool.  If you or you organization are interested in donating some fans […]

06/13/2012

ACCA and Food Bank of NEGA host Mobile Food Pantry

ACCA and the Food Bank of NEGA hosted the agency’s first mobile food pantry the last day of May.  The Food Bank of NEGA delivered the food early on the morning of May 31 and staff and volunteers worked to get the food bagged and ready for clients to pick […]

06/06/2012

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Summer Food Program Underway…

ACCA’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program made its second summer food delivery this week delivering two bags full of lunches and snacks to each GRG child.  This program is helping fill the gap during the summer months while area students are getting meals from the school.  How can you or your […]

05/11/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteers at Winding Hollow, Senior Companions

Dolores Waller, Senior Companion, sits between two of her clients at Winding Hollow The Senior Companions at Winding Hollow in Winder, GA and their clients are our final Outstanding Volunteers to celebrate Senior Corps Week!!  These women are lively, active, and fun – serving 20-30 hours each week with other […]

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