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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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Ryan’s Story of Transformation

January 30, 2019
Ryan at Atlanta Mission's, The Potters House

“Running a New Race” High on heroin and meth, Ryan spent his entire adult life racing to rock bottom. Then he found a new starting line. One year ago, Ryan stood at the starting line to run in Atlanta Mission’s annual 5K Race to End Homelessness. He’d never run that far before. Could he make …

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THE LIGHT: January 2019

January 15, 2019
Ryan at Atlanta Mission's, The Potters House

“Running a New Race” High on heroin and meth, Ryan spent his entire adult life racing to rock bottom. Then he found a new starting line. One year ago, Ryan stood at the starting line to run in Atlanta Mission’s annual 5K Race to End Homelessness. He’d never run that far before. Could he make …

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Chilo’s Story of Transformation

December 21, 2018
Chilo and son at Atlanta Mission

A New Family for the Holidays Chilo and her young son had never experienced a real family Christmas before. Until now. For many people, Christmas and the holiday season are a joyful, special time, filled with memories of time spent with loving friends and family. For others, however, there are no joyful memories. Chilo, a …

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7 Major Causes of Homelessness

September 25, 2018
causes of homelessness

Imagine having an unexpected curveball thrown at you full force. Most of the time, that’s exactly what causes homelessness – a drastic change in your life that temporarily throws you off track. Sometimes the cause of homelessness can’t even be pinned down to one particular cause, but rather a mix of circumstances in someone’s life …

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Carlos’ Story of Transformation

September 17, 2018
Carlos's Transformation Story at Atlanta Mission

Growing up in Philly with his mom and sister, Carlos never felt much love. His mother had a mental illness and was dealing with emotional issues, leading to many lonely times. He felt isolated and often tried to show love to everyone because he didn’t receive that as a child. Carlos has three kids – Savannah …

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