Homelessness

The 2017 Atlanta Mission 5K Race Recap

March 15, 2017

On the morning of February 18, 2017, Atlanta Mission residents, community members, and volunteers turned out in force for the annual 5K Race to End Homelessness. It was a timely event—just a week earlier, the overnight temperature had dipped below freezing, so sleeping outdoors was especially dangerous. For those people with nowhere to sleep but…

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The 2017 Atlanta Mission 5K Race to End Homelessness

January 20, 2017
2016 Atlanta Mission 5K

Over 3,000 participants chose to run in the Atlanta Mission 5K Race to End Homelessness last year, braving the mid-February cold. But for the many homeless individuals on the Atlanta streets, being out in the cold, day and night throughout the winter, is not a choice they freely make. This year, join us at Centennial…

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Learn what it means to be a Faithful Friend

January 19, 2017

It’s surprising how powerful an ongoing friendship with someone you haven’t met can be. The Atlanta Mission’s Faithful Friends program allows monthly donors to help more than 1,000 people of all ages every day, providing shelter and safety, food, educational services, career development and counseling to get residents back on their feet. If you donate…

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Transformation through Faithful Friendship

October 28, 2016
Keith, a guest of Atlanta Mission

trans·for·ma·tion ˌtran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance. The most incredible and compelling transformations I’ve ever seen have happened in the lives of other human beings. This kind of transformation often takes place in the context of friendship. Encouragement, trust, vulnerability, and loving moments where hard truths are spoken all combine to become…

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How Volunteering Can Help Save a Life

September 14, 2016

There are close to 7,000 homeless people in Atlanta and Atlanta Mission is dedicated to helping those men, women and children. Of these 7,000 friends, neighbors and family members, less than half find somewhere to sleep at night. These are sad statistics to wake up to each day, but together, we can make a difference.…

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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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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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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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