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Pray Without Ceasing

March 27, 2020
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Each day, our clients face anxieties such as relational poverty, financial instability, food insecurity, and an unknown future– fears that we can all empathize with due to current circumstances. Now more than ever, we recognize that hope, support of the community, and our trust in God will ultimately sustain us. We invite you to join …

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Shoutouts – Heroes in the Midst of Crisis

March 24, 2020
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When you think of a hero, what comes to mind? Someone in a cape? Someone who takes down the bad guy? Maybe even someone who swoops in and saves the day? To us at Atlanta Mission, heroes come in all forms– from our clients to staff to donors to volunteers to community partners– each of …

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Changes Happening at The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

March 9, 2020
mom with her children at The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

Last year, over 4,500 women and children sought shelter at Atlanta Mission. There are currently only 905 beds available for them in the city. For these women, finding shelter can represent the difference between life and death. There is a need for more shelter and security for these women and children, and meeting this need …

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Atlanta Mission Partners with Aetna to Help Build Healthier Communities

January 29, 2020
Atlanta Mission Partners with Aetna

Did you know that your zip code has more of an impact on your health than your genetic code? It’s true. The conditions in which we’re born, live, and work along with our age shape our health more than the genes inside of us. These factors, which are called Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), can …

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Shawnta’s Story of Transformation

October 2, 2019

Turning Nightmares Into Dreams Homeless and living in a car, a mother makes a desperate decision to give her daughter a better future. Every precious child deserves a childhood. Every loving mother . dreams of a better future for their children. But sometimes, a family’s dreams turn into a nightmare—like they did for Shawnta and …

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THE LIGHT: May 2019

May 28, 2019
mom carrying daughter with a hard impact of homelessness on mothers

  Matching Gift Offers 2X the Hope for Hurting Families Every donation to Atlanta Mission by June 30 will be matched dollar for dollar—providing twice as much help for homeless families in our community.  Thousands of precious men and women, and even families, are struggling under the weight of homeless in Atlanta. They desperately need …

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Amber’s Story of Transformation

May 13, 2019
Amber at My Sister's House

Struggling with depression, Amber always found solace in her art — until she ended up homeless on the streets. Then she encountered the Master Artist at Atlanta Mission.    “Art is an extension of myself,” says Amber, 28.“I love changing things, taking things that are used and discarded and turning them into something else …

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Atlanta Mission Partners with Community Health Charities

April 18, 2019
Women and Children’s Shelter in Atlanta

Atlanta Mission is a proud charity partner of Community Health Charities. Community Health Charities is a nonprofit that raises awareness and resources for health and wellness by connecting the most trusted health charities, including Atlanta Mission, across the United States with more than 17 million caring donors through workplace giving campaigns, causes, wellness programs, employee …

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THE LIGHT: April 2019

April 1, 2019
Amber at Atlanta Mission's, My Sister's House

“The Art of a Resurrected Life” Struggling with depression, Amber always found solace in her art — until she ended up homeless on the streets. Then she encountered the Master Artist at Atlanta Mission. “Art is an extension of myself,” says Amber, 28.“I love changing things, taking things that are used and discarded and turning …

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NEWS RELEASE: ATLANTA MISSION RUNS IN THE COLD FOR THOSE WHO SLEEP IN THE COLD PRESENTED BY AETNA

February 15, 2019

News Release Media Contact: Rachel Reynolds, PR/Communications Manager (321) 795-7137 [email protected] For Immediate Distribution ATLANTA MISSION RUNS IN THE COLD FOR THOSE WHO SLEEP IN THE COLD, PRESENTED BY AETNA Atlanta Mission will take over Downtown Atlanta for its annual 5K Race to End Homelessness presented by Aetna, a CVS Health business. On February 23, …

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