We care about our community!
We partner with several fantastic organizations that provide specialized services for those in our community. If you're looking for an organization to serve with in Oconee, Clarke, and surrounding counties, we suggest starting with one of our partners.
If you find an organization that you would like to serve with, reach out to them with the contact information provided, and they will get you connected!
Dove Creek Elementary School
We want our local teachers to feel appreciated. Throughout the year, we provide breakfast and gift packages to teachers and staff.
Contact: Ami Rivera
The Great Exchange
The Great Exchange equips individuals to share the gospel by hosting events on college campuses to survey students, paving the way for spiritual conversation.
Contact: Diane Deans
Join the Gideons as they distribute Scripture locally and globally.
Contact: Russ Weaver
Join others in sharing the gospel with men and women in Oconee County jail.
Food and Shelter
ACTS Food Bank
Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS) assists churches in meeting food insecurity needs in Oconee County. Join ACTS to hep with quarterly church-wide food drives as well as monthly food sorting and distribution efforts.
Contact: Donnie Brown
Bigger Vision Homeless Shelter
Bigger Vision provides those facing homelessness in Athens with a hot meal and a place to sleep. Help provide and serve dinner once a month at their facility.
Contact: Becky Beasley
The PABC Construction Ministry serves local organizations with construction projects. This includes working with some of our other partners as well as working with local projects like Athens Area Habitat. No skills are necessary to join the team; just a heart willing to serve.
Contact: Marion Ivey
Sparrow's Nest Homeless Ministry
Sparrow's Nest exists to resource the homeless of Athens with food, clothing, and training. You can help by providing a monthly meal as well as assisting with clothing needs.
Contact: Phyllis Eubanks
Foster Care and Adoption
Chosen For Life Ministries
CFLM raises awareness and helps churches provide support for foster and adoptive families. Join a foster care team to support a fooster family through meals and respite child care.
Contact: Brande Grantham
GA Baptist Children's Home
Georgia Baptist Children's Home offers services to foster care families as well as children with special needs, children affected by trafficking and more. Their foster care ministry aims to place children who need a home with loving and caring families. You can get involved as a Foster Parent, Respite Family, Mentor, or Volunteer.
We are excited to offer English as a Second Language soon in our community. If you are interested in getting involved in this international outreach, please let us know.
Contact: Sky Pratt
Athens Pregnancy Center
Athens Pregnancy Center exists to help men and women choose life when confronted with an unplanned pregnancy and provides ongoing support. We are looking for people willing to help mentor men or women as well as participate in maintenance projects around the center..
Contact: Miriam Nelson
Support & ReCovery Services
Atlanta Mission Thrift Store
Atlanta Mission exists to help end homelessness by providing resources and opportunities to men struggling with poverty and addiction. We are looking for volunteers to help sort clothes and merchandise as well as mentor individuals in the recovery program.
Contact: Karen Pratt
Mercy Health Center
Mercy provides free medical, dental, pharmacy, and health education to low-income families in our area. We are looking for volunteers to help interpret for Spanish clients, volunteer as health care workers, help with facility maintenance, and provide meals for volunteers.
Contact: Tracy Thompson
If you have any questions about local missions, don't hesitate to reach out!