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Infographic: Did You Know? Surprising Facts About Homelessness

August 31, 2016

Learn more about those experiencing homelessness to better understand them and their needs. The facts just might surprise you. Call us today to discover how you can partner with us to end homelessness, one friend at a time.

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The Hidden Homeless: What You’re Not Seeing in the Statistics

August 17, 2016

Statistics on the homeless in America are sobering. More than half a million people currently meet the definition of homeless in our country, and of those — Atlanta Mission served 6,848 last year. You might already be familiar with these statistics, but what you might not realize is that:

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Back to School

August 8, 2016
Atlanta Mission Kids Head Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Groggy teenagers are having the sheets pulled off of them as their alarms sound to no avail. The combination of coffee and carpool lines have been reintroduced into many of your lives. Meanwhile, at Atlanta Mission, our kids are literally jumping with excitement as they head back to school. …

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7 Tips for Engaging Homelessness While Throwing a Poké Ball

July 21, 2016

You’ve left your house, smartphone in hand, and are exploring new areas in search of that rare pocket monster. Perhaps you are out of incense and Poké Balls and are walking through the city in search of a PokéStop oasis. Along the way, you encounter things you wouldn’t normally see, which is part of the …

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From Homeless to Entrepreneur: Glenn’s Story

July 4, 2016

The journey from growing up in Illinois, to homeless in Atlanta, to owning his own company has not come easy. But for Glenn Stevenson, an Atlanta Mission alumni, attaining a job and his own place to live was not a big enough dream. Glenn arrived at the bus station in Atlanta in 2013 with two …

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Give Hope. Give Monthly.

June 29, 2016
Monthly Donor Video

At Atlanta Mission we are Ending Homelessness, one friend at a time. One of the most significant gifts we receive is the faithful support from our Monthly Donors. The gifts of our Faithful Friends provide consistent support for food, shelter, educational services, job attainment, counseling, and much more! The Perks Automatic Monthly Donations Simplify your giving by linking …

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A Name and a Handshake

June 17, 2016
Shameka

She was standing there, quietly sobbing when I walked past her. I attempted to ignore that uncomfortable, gnawing, helpless feeling I get  when I pass someone holding a “Hungry, please help” sign. I had excuses. After all, I was running late to a meeting and about to miss my train. Yet, God tapped me on …

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Shaquella’s Story of Transformation

June 13, 2016
Shaquella at Atlanta Mission

A Hard Life I was basically homeless for 20 years, moving from the streets to a relative’s couch to a friend’s floor. I’ve never stayed in any one place for long. I think I’ve stayed in over a hundred places over the years, in all sorts of conditions. I’ve had to sleep outdoors in extreme …

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New Wheels

June 10, 2016
Kids at Atlanta Mission with bike

Last night was a special night. One of our smallest donors, Clay, got to meet some of our smallest residents. Why this is so special is because Clay donated his bike to Atlanta Mission a while back. Last night when he and his parents were visiting the shelter for graduation he saw some of the …

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Called Out of Darkness to Serve Others with Love

May 20, 2016

Veronica arrived at Atlanta Mission two years ago, needing hope and a fresh start for her family. She shared her story of transformation with us last year.  She now wanted to share an update about all that God is doing in her life.  After graduating from Atlanta Mission’s My Sister’s House one year ago, staff members …

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