We need you! In order to continue meeting the urgent and growing needs the COVID-19 pandemic has created in our community we need volunteers to help deliver meals and make social phone calls to our members who are  sheltering in place.

On March 16th, ACCA closed the majority of our 14 aging service programs. Because we were prepared, in less than 48 hours, we were able to transition our entire agency’s service delivery model into one critical mission that no senior will be left behind.

We are concentrating ACCA’s resources into the meals on wheels model of service delivery, focusing on three areas: food and basic needs, security checks and virtual social connections for all we serve.

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  • Meal Delivery: Providing meals via no-contact delivery

    Program: Meals on Wheels, Athens Eats Together

    Where: Clarke and Barrow counties

    Who: Individuals age 18+. At this time we cannot allow children under 18 to participate in meal delivery.

    When: Monday through Friday, 10:30-12:30

  • Buddy Calls: Making social calls to our members while they shelter in place

    Program: Phone Buddy

    Where: From your home

    Who: Individuals age 18+

    When: Monday through Friday, 9:00-4:00

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We are always open to new ways for volunteers to give back. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here let us know, and together we will find the right opportunity for you! Please call our Volunteer Coordinator at (706) 549-4850 for more information.

 

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