Jackson EMC Foundation



The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization set up to represent the members of Jackson EMC and award the funds collected through Operation Round Up® for charitable purposes.


Stories of Change

A little from you has meant a lot to others.
Here are just a few examples of the difference your change is making.

Lady smiling and handing a piece of paper to another woman.ACTION MINISTRIES/GAINESVILLE

For more than half a century, Action Ministries/Gainesville—with the support of local churches, businesses and individuals—has worked to prevent homelessness by providing emergency funds, food, clothing and services. 

“Leading people out of poverty is our mission,”

Woman in apron is excited about sharing books with children standing around herBOOKS FOR KEEPS

Melaney Smith was alarmed when she learned that a little girl in a local school wasn’t looking forward to summer because she’d have no books or a way to get them.

“Imagine summer without a book to read,” says Smith. “For many children, it’s not so hard to picture.” ...

Woman and man stand together holding a lighthouse modelEYES OF LOVE LIGHTHOUSE MISSION

Five years ago, Joe and Elva Padilla gave away the bulk of their belongings, left their home  in New Mexico and moved to Georgia. They didn’t know what their future would hold, but they both felt the call to run a mission here similar to the one they had served in their hometown.

“Back there, we helped with the Lighthouse Mission in