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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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3 Ways to Spread the Love to those Less Fortunate this Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2019
man looking into the distance thinking about how to Spread the Love to those Less Fortunate this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate those who fill our hearts with joy, but for those facing homelessness, Valentine’s Day can be filled with the remembrance of failed friendships and past relationships. While you’re spending the day with those you love, think about how you could help spread the love to those less fortunate…

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What Happens to Those Facing Homelessness in the Cold

February 7, 2019
mom an dher two young children facing homelessness in the cold

The dangers of cold weather bring the thousands facing homelessness yet another sleepless night. Without access to properly heated space, the countless men, women, and children who call the streets their home are at high risk for cold-related illnesses every day. Here are just a few of the threats those facing homelessness face when it’s…

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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: 2019 Atlanta Mission 5K

February 4, 2019
Atlanta Mission 5k runners

In metro Atlanta, over 7,000 individuals will face the perilous conditions of winter without a roof over their heads. They’ll be sleeping on the streets in the cold. On February 23, you can take a walk in the shoes of the thousands of men, women, and children who are experiencing homelessness. Every year, we hold…

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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 Effects of Cold Weather on Those Facing Homelessness

January 21, 2019
Effects of Cold Weather on Those Facing Homelessness in Atlanta

The winter and cold weather aren’t favorable for those facing homelessness.  As the harsh Atlanta temperatures creep below 20 degrees and the winds begin to pick up speed, those that find themselves sleeping outside fear of what cold weather brings. The effects of cold weather on those facing homelessness are dangerous. Many scramble just to…

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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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Celebrating Your Generosity in 2018

January 7, 2019
Atlanta Mission 2018 mom and son celebrating generosity

At the beginning of every year, we like to reflect on how extremely blessed and thankful we are for everything you do for the men, women, and children here at Atlanta Mission. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to continue providing hope for those facing homelessness. Your generosity and support really do help change the…

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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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