Homelessness

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…

Read More

Tagged: , , ,

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…

Read More

Tagged: , , , ,

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…

Read More

Tagged: , , ,

Bishop’s Story of Transformation

April 1, 2019
Bishop's story of transformation

Growing up in a large family of 15, Bishop was surrounded by family who stuck beside one another…until tragedy struck. When he was young, Bishop was molested by one of his siblings, bringing about what would be the beginning of years spent suffering silently in depression.   Bishop worked hard his entire life until one…

Read More

Tagged: , ,

How to Help those Facing Homelessness Feel Empowered

March 11, 2019
two men shaking hands help those facing homelessness feel empowered

Life doesn’t always end up the way you planned, no matter who you are. Today, thousands of people in Atlanta will go another day of feeling powerless, empty, and alone. For our friends facing homelessness, dignity and hope can be lost as they wander the lonely streets. You can help those facing homelessness feel empowered.…

Read More

Tagged: , ,

The Effects of Cold Weather on Those Facing Homelessness

January 21, 2019
Effects of Cold Weather on Those Facing Homelessness in Atlanta

The winter and cold weather aren’t favorable for those facing homelessness.  As the harsh Atlanta temperatures creep below 20 degrees and the winds begin to pick up speed, those that find themselves sleeping outside fear of what cold weather brings. The effects of cold weather on those facing homelessness are dangerous. Many scramble just to…

Read More

Tagged: , , ,

Celebrating Your Generosity in 2018

January 7, 2019
Atlanta Mission 2018 mom and son celebrating generosity

At the beginning of every year, we like to reflect on how extremely blessed and thankful we are for everything you do for the men, women, and children here at Atlanta Mission. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to continue providing hope for those facing homelessness. Your generosity and support really do help change the…

Read More

Tagged: , , ,

6 Ways You Can Help Those Facing Homelessness Start the New Year off Right

December 10, 2018
three children hugging each other tight

The new year is a time that signifies hope and a fresh start for many. But for some, it’s just another day, another turned page in a book that isn’t what they thought it would be. While you’re ringing in the new year and making resolutions with friends and family, think about those that are…

Read More

Tagged: ,

One Simple Hello Makes a World of Difference

December 3, 2018
three women laughing with arms around each other

Nobody deserves to feel like they are invisible, but that’s the case for many facing homelessness in Atlanta today. Homelessness is a temporary situation that can happen to any of us at any given time. If you were in their shoes, wouldn’t you want someone to stop and say hello? Think about the interaction you…

Read More

Tagged: ,

How to Help Those Facing Homelessness This Holiday Season

November 12, 2018
volunteer-and-man-having-lunch-together

As we get closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, we’re reminded of all we have to be thankful for. While many of us are spending time with family and friends, some are spending the holidays on the streets. People facing homelessness often do not have family and friends to spend the holidays with or a house…

Read More

Tagged: , ,

Stay Informed

We’d be honored to have you share in the joys, struggles and transformations of Atlanta’s most vulnerable souls.

Follow Us