God has entrusted me with unique gifts...not to keep them to myself, but to USE for his glory.  As much as I have been blessed throughout my life, how could I NOT pay it forward and work each day to be blessing to others? Service for me is not an option, it's an obligation... and it's my PURPOSE!"

Dorothy Kuhrt
Web Designer

PACTION Pastry Chef

2006 - Debi formed Partners in A.C.T.S. with 15 members

2014 - Opened Newarks 1st Grassroots Emergency Overnight Warming Station.

2014 - Code Blue Legislation was adopted

2015 - PACTION was formed

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.


So many people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Contact us and find out how to become our partner.

our leadership team

recent programs

We have been closely with www.ProjectKind123.com and other Partners to find affordable long term and transitional housing for neighbors with income. This initiative has successfully supported neighbors on their journey from #HOMELESS2HOUSED!

Barbara Stokes

Georgia Johnson

Debi Hall-Dean

Carin Cook
Financial Secretary

Joy Black
Assistant Director

Our founder

Foundation History