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Regaining Independence Through Transitional Housing

June 10, 2019
man eating lunch at Transitional Housing

What does home look like when you don’t have one? For many of our friends facing homelessness, it’s a piece of cardboard and a blanket under a bridge. For others, it’s a small park bench on the side of a busy street. Sometimes all it takes to get back on the right path is guidance …

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A Second Chance for Fathers Facing Homelessness

June 3, 2019
man smiling fathers facing homelessness

For many fathers facing homelessness, Father’s Day is yet another reminder of the longing they have for an opportunity to make amends with their family and children. Everything starts with a choice, and for hundreds of fathers facing homelessness who want a second chance at fatherhood, that choice was to Choose Help at Atlanta Mission. …

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THE LIGHT: May 2019

May 28, 2019
mom carrying daughter with a hard impact of homelessness on mothers

  Matching Gift Offers 2X the Hope for Hurting Families Every donation to Atlanta Mission by June 30 will be matched dollar for dollar—providing twice as much help for homeless families in our community.  Thousands of precious men and women, and even families, are struggling under the weight of homeless in Atlanta. They desperately need …

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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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