Thanks to the contributions of local businesses, organizations, bodies of faith, and community members like you, Downtown Ministries gets the opportunity to build relationships with inner-city youth of Athens and offer hope for the future, the motivation to reach for the future, and the moral support and tools to achieve that future. For all of us at Downtown Ministries, each child represents a unique story and a specific need, and we are grateful for the opportunity to be involved in their lives.

Downtown Ministries receives the majority of its funding from bodies of faith and community members like you. Making a donation on our secure Click & Pledge website is easy, fast and completely tax deductible.

Make a Donation! Click and Pledge donations are easy!

Other Ways to Give

Give indirectly to Downtown Ministries.

Amazon Smile!

Instead of making your purchases through, visit and choose to send a portion of your purchases to Downtown Ministries (of Athens, GA)!

Drink Brew Excellence Coffee

Thanks to Jittery Joe's, you can now purchase coffee and support Downtown Academy at the same time. 100% of the proceeds benefit the children of Downtown Academy. Order your coffee today!

Georgia GOAL Scholarship

Through Georgia's Education Expense Credit, the GOAL Scholarship Program allows taxpayers to play a vital role in improving K-12 educational opportunities.

Donate Supplies

Downtown Academy is always in need of school supplies, books, and other school materials! Come by for a visit and drop donations off at the school any day of the week! Or, if you would rather purchase school supplies online, please visit the Downtown Academy Amazon Wish List.

Box Tops

Collect box tops from participating groceries, apparel, paper products, tableware, waste products and more! Each box top helps Downtown Academy earn cash for the things they need! Mail them to our offices or drop them off in person and say hello!