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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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See People and Love them Well

August 24, 2017
Collage created by a woman at Atlanta Mission

By Denise Briscoe Today I reached my 300th guest. What does that mean? That means I have had the amazing privilege to get to know 300 beautifully made women, and sometimes their children, one on one while building a relationship with them. I have worked with Atlanta Mission at The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women…

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Vocational Training at Atlanta Mission Leads to More Than a Job

August 17, 2017
Homeless Man receiving carpentry training at Atlanta Mission

The vocational training services at Atlanta Mission aren’t just about finding employment. Their focus is helping the whole person find a path, not just the wage-earning part. By being able to find work that inspires as well as sustains, our clients can experience transformation in how they care for themselves and their families. Here’s a look at…

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Liz’s Story of Transformation

July 6, 2017
Liz and her son at Atlanta Mission

by Liz Liz was homeless, but poverty wasn’t her biggest problem. Atlanta Mission helped her deal with the root causes of her nightmare. Before I came to Atlanta Mission, I didn’t know how badly I needed this place. Now I thank God every day for bringing me here. I only came to Atlanta Mission because…

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Hope Begins With A Meal

September 14, 2016
Serving a Meal at Atlanta Mission

In Atlanta Mission kitchens every day meals are being served and hope is being restored. You can provide hope today. Just $2.67 provides a meal for a homeless neighbor in need www.atlantamission.org/donate. 

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Jim Reese is Honored With The Kiwanis Golden Rule Award

March 17, 2016

The recipient of the 2015 Golden Rule Award, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, was Jim Reese, our President and CEO. The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta presented Jim the Golden Rule Award in recognition of his “demonstration of selfless sacrifice, dedicated service and committed leadership to the Atlanta Community.” This is reflective of the second…

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