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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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The Impact of Homelessness on Mothers

May 6, 2019
mom carrying daughter with a hard impact of homelessness on mothers

In 2018, we served nearly 1,000 mothers and 2,000 children at both My Sister’s House and our Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. Many mothers are in survival mode when they arrive at Atlanta Mission. They can’t even begin to think about themselves until they know their children are safe. Without the resources or…

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The Generational Impact of Homelessness

April 22, 2019
mother and son together because of the generational impact of homelessness

For those facing homelessness, change isn’t just about a hot meal and a place to stay. Change is about sustaining and growing as a person emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Choosing help at Atlanta Mission has the power to completely change the trajectory of not only an individual’s life, but the lives of their children, their…

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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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Able: An Atlanta Mission Ambassador’s Story

April 15, 2019
Able - a man who works and an Ambassador at Atlanta Mission sitting on a picnic table

To escape the craziness of living up north, Able and his family moved to Atlanta from Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the early ’90s to begin a different life. After years of working in Christian education, Able was called by God to be a part of something bigger – to serve as an Ambassador at Atlanta Mission.…

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Bringing Hope to Those Facing Homelessness this Easter

April 8, 2019
woman and son facing homelessness this easter

Easter is a time spent celebrating joy, new life, and hope coming from despair. Many of us will spend Easter surrounded by friends and family with plenty of love to fill our hearts and food to enjoy. But for the thousands of those facing homelessness this Easter, it is yet another day full of hardships…

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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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Bishop’s Story of Transformation

April 1, 2019
Bishop's story of transformation

Growing up in a large family of 15, Bishop was surrounded by family who stuck beside one another…until tragedy struck. When he was young, Bishop was molested by one of his siblings, bringing about what would be the beginning of years spent suffering silently in depression.   Bishop worked hard his entire life until one…

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How to Help those Facing Homelessness Feel Empowered

March 11, 2019
two men shaking hands help those facing homelessness feel empowered

Life doesn’t always end up the way you planned, no matter who you are. Today, thousands of people in Atlanta will go another day of feeling powerless, empty, and alone. For our friends facing homelessness, dignity and hope can be lost as they wander the lonely streets. You can help those facing homelessness feel empowered.…

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The Potter’s House: Homeless Shelter for Men Facing Addiction in Atlanta

March 4, 2019
Man living at The Potter's House

For many of those facing homelessness, life transformation begins with overcoming addiction. Every night, thousands of men and women will end up on the streets, struggling in their unfortunate circumstances, alone. Often they’re just looking for a place to go with support and hope. A place like The Potter’s House. God cares about the whole…

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