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Angie and Frank’s Story of Transformation

February 10, 2020
smiling people because of a story of transformation

For two and a half years, Frank, Angie, and their daughter, Claire, have been active volunteers, donors, and members of the Atlanta Mission community. What started as a general curiosity after hearing a positive volunteering experience from one of Frank’s staff members at Aetna has turned into something much more.   “He came home and …

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Why You Should Run the Atlanta Mission 5k

February 3, 2020
smiling group of people who ran the Atlanta Mission 5k

It’s that time of year in Atlanta where cold, wet weather sets in. While most of us are able to stay warm and safe in our homes, thousands of men, women, and children in Metro Atlanta are left to face the conditions of winter without a roof over their heads and nowhere to go. But …

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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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Escape the Cold: Facing Homelessness in the Winter

January 20, 2020
man wearing jacket facing homelessness in the winter in Atlanta

Can you imagine being on the streets of Atlanta so cold you can’t stop shivering? Your feet and hands are numb. You keep moving to try and stay warm. You don’t have anywhere to go or anything you can do about it. You even wonder if you’ll make it through the night. This is the …

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The Light: January 2020

January 14, 2020

“The Man in the Mask” Chaz wore a mask his entire life so no one could see the wounded child trapped inside. It was time to take it off. I wasn’t in the best shape in the world, but God had already done so much in my life, I wanted to give back to Him …

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Reco’s Story of Transformation

January 13, 2020

Reco had reached a dark place in his life. He was using drugs heavily and after hitting rock bottom, he knew he needed to go somewhere; he just didn’t know where. After a quick search, Reco found himself at The Potter’s House.  He had seen others prosper after their time at Atlanta Mission so he …

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Gratitude for 2019: Life Change in Atlanta

January 8, 2020
man from beard smiling about life change in Atlanta

Our team is full of gratitude for what we’ve seen in the last year.  5,230 men and women were served 1,618 children were served That’s over 6,800 people that were helped, thanks to YOU and your support! We took some time to reflect on the past year and all that it brought, including the many …

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How to Help Those Facing Homelessness this Christmas Season

December 16, 2019
mother and daughter showing how to help those facing homelessness this Christmas

‘Tis the season for life-change! We’re prepping our facilities for the many men, women, and children who will celebrate Christmas with us this year.  They’ll experience a safe, happy holiday season, and many will enjoy this season for its true, spiritual worth for the first time.  But we could still use your help.  Giving a …

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The Realities of Homelessness at Christmas

December 9, 2019
woman in hat and coat experiencing homelessness at Christmas

When people face homelessness, Christmas is typically far from their minds. They’re not worrying about what gifts to buy for their loved ones. They’re not making travel plans to see their families. And they’re certainly not struggling to find the perfect decorations and lights to decorate their homes.  The realities of homelessness at Christmas are …

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Experiencing Homelessness as a Veteran

November 11, 2019
men sitting down experiencing homelessness as a veteran

Experiencing homelessness as a veteran can be vastly different from other experiences with homelessness; not only are they struggling with finding a place to live and eat every day, but many also must struggle with mental illnesses such as PTSD while trying to reacclimate after trauma.    According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, …

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