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February 8, 2016

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“Run In The Cold For Those Who Sleep In The Cold”

February 3, 2016

Did you know… Atlanta Mission serves over 1,000 of these men, women and children every single day. The downtown men’s shelter alone is a refuge for over 400 men on a daily basis. We hope you will join us this February as donors, volunteers, community members and Atlanta Mission clients run side by side in…

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Atlanta Mission 5K Race To End Homelessness

January 19, 2016

Have you signed up for the Atlanta Mission 5k Race to End Homelessness? On February 20, 2016, thousands of men, women and children will take to the streets of downtown Atlanta to run a race in the cold for those who sleep in the cold. The city of Atlanta is home to over 7,000 homeless…

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Shamika’s Story of Transformation

January 5, 2016
Shamika and her daughter celebrate Christmas at Atlanta Mission, My Sister's House

Would They Spend Christmas on the Streets? Shamika was desperate. She had lost her job and had been evicted from her apartment . . . along with her 2-year-old daughter, Shaniyah. “I was in a terrible situation,” Shamika says. “I was crying constantly. I was depressed. It was hard, real hard.” With the holidays fast…

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Be Rich at Atlanta Mission

December 24, 2015
Buckhead Church's Be Rich at Atlanta Mission

We are so thankful for all of you who were a part of the Be Rich campaign through Buckhead Church. Because of you so many more homeless women and children will be served at the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. Watch the video to see how the money will be used! Be Rich…

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Join Us for The Forgotten Carols

November 27, 2015

On Sunday, December 6th, 2015, join us for the Christmas musical production, The Forgotten Carols. The Christmas musical The Forgotten Carols has become a new countrywide tradition. It’s the tale of Constance, a nurse too absorbed in her job to be bothered with Christmas. She’s assigned to John, an aging man believed to have some form of…

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Laura’s Story of Transformation

October 27, 2015

As a child, Laura didn’t have much of a father figure, because her dad was rarely around. Though she longed for her father, the pain was too much to handle. “I grew up with resentment and insecurity around men.” But as often happens in these situations, Laura ended up dating men who reminded her of…

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An Unworried Father

October 13, 2015

Jeremy Stephens, Behavior Specialist on staff at Atlanta Mission’s My Sister’s House, reflects on life as a father and on his role with the children who live at our shelters each day: I have a 22-month-old daughter at home. A living, breathing, running, screaming, whining, laughing, giggling, crying, tiny person that simultaneously terrifies me as…

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Don Wilkinson

September 18, 2015
Don Wilkinson, advocate at Atlanta Mission

Recently, the children here at The House (My Sister’s House) returned back to school. The majority of our children have been afforded the opportunity to attend a charter school. One of the requirements is that our children wear uniforms. It became pretty disheartening that a few weeks before school starts there was still a need…

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What Does a Birthday Mean to You?

August 18, 2015

What does a Birthday mean to you? A birthday is a special day in each person’s life filled with lots of happiness and fun. Many people celebrate their birthday for a whole day, week, or month. For their birthdays they have parties surrounded by family and friends. The parties are full of games, laughter, and…

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