It is only through community support, like yours, that we have continued to thrive. Now more than ever, we need your help! Thank you for supporting ACCA, our mission and our seniors in need.


Together, We Deliver!

Feeding our neighbors 🍲 Connecting our community 🤝

During a year filled with unprecedented challenges and missed connections, our community mobilized to support each other when it mattered most. Let’s build on this momentum together to feed Athens, yall. 💙

Your support is so appreciated!

#TogetherWeDeliver

Click the link above to donate today to help us feed 100 more seniors!


ACCA IN ACTION
ACCA Delivered!

ACCA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All gifts are tax deductible, and you will receive a receipt for your records.


Traditional Giving Options

Monthly Gifts          1967 Legacy          Non-Cash Donations          Corporate Sponsorship

Here is what your donation can provide:

$25
per month

3 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

A fan to help keep an older adult cool during the hot Georgia summer, or an electric blanket to stay warm in the winter

A bag of groceries for an older adult on the Meals on Wheels waiting list

$50
per month

A microwave for a Meals on Wheels participant

A day of care at Adult Day Health for someone with dementia

6 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

$100
per month

Rides for 10 older adults to medical appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store

14 meals for a homebound older adult, delivered by a friendly Meals on Wheels volunteer

10 days of wellness programming, socialization and lunch for an older adult in our Center for Active Living+


Monthly Gifts

Monthly Gifts are an easy, automatic way to support ACCA. Monthly giving provides you with a convenient, customizable, and environmentally friendly way to support ACCA’s mission that works with your budget and schedule.  These regular donations ensure consistent funding allowing your donation to go where it is needed most.

To set up your monthly gift, click here to access our secure payment portal and select the amount and frequency of donations that work for you. After your first donation ACCA will automatically charge your card based on the preferences you’ve selected.

If you wish to make any changes to your recurring gift please call 706-549-4850 and we will gladly accommodate you.  You will receive a year-end tax receipt each January.

To make a gift by mail send a check or money order payable to ACCA to 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA  30601.

To make a gift by phone or if you have questions, please call 706-549-4850.

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1967 Legacy Gifts

Named for the year of the Athens Community Council on Aging’s founding, 1967 Legacy donors invest in the success of our first 50 years by making an annual leadership gift of $1,967. This gift has a lasting and sustaining impact, leading ACCA into its next 50 years.

Legacy gifts support our general operations allowing us to be flexible and proactive, directing support where its most needed.

As a 1967 Legacy donor, you will:

  • be recognized and honored as a 1967 Legacy donor
  • receive invitations to special events and opportunities
  • receive special correspondence from our board and leadership team updating you on ACCA news and other relevant trends impacting our work

Together, we can ensure a healthy, safe and independent life for all older adults in our community.

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Non-Cash Donations

ACCA accepts a variety of non-cash donations and support. For a list of our most frequently requested items, please visit our Amazon WishList.

We are also able to accept donations of stocks.

Additionally, we have annual gift events to collect holiday gifts for older adults, school supplies for children in our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program, and holiday meal items through our Turkeypalooza campaign. Please visit our Events page for more information.

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Corporate Sponsorship

We are grateful to the local businesses and organizations that choose to demonstrate their commitment to our mission through a corporate sponsorship. Sponsorship packages are available in a range of amounts, and we would love to talk with you about these options. Please email alancaster@accaging.org or call 706-549-4850 to discuss further.

 

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