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7 Major Causes of Homelessness

September 25, 2018
causes of homelessness

Imagine having an unexpected curveball thrown at you full force. Most of the time, that’s exactly what causes homelessness – a drastic change in your life that temporarily throws you off track. Sometimes the cause of homelessness can’t even be pinned down to one particular cause, but rather a mix of circumstances in someone’s life…

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Solomon’s Story of Transformation

July 1, 2018
Solomon at The Shepherd's Inn

“This is how life is, and this is how it’s going to be. This is just who you are.” Those were the words Solomon said to himself when he was suffering on Atlanta’s streets. He didn’t believe change was possible, and self-pity was his identity. For eight years, Solomon suffered out there — in heat…

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Macey’s Story of Transformation

September 6, 2017
Macey and her children at My Sisters House, Atlanta Mission

After years of abuse, poverty, and dysfunction, Macey and her children had run out of options. Desperate to avoid the streets, they came to Atlanta Mission… “I’ve struggled for a long time,” Macey admits. “Bad jobs, abusive boyfriends, moving around a lot. It’s been one thing after another.” In many ways, these struggles are a…

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