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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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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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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…

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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.…

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The Potter’s House: Homeless Shelter for Men Facing Addiction in Atlanta

March 4, 2019
Man living at The Potter's House

For many of those facing homelessness, life transformation begins with overcoming addiction. Every night, thousands of men and women will end up on the streets, struggling in their unfortunate circumstances, alone. Often they’re just looking for a place to go with support and hope. A place like The Potter’s House. God cares about the whole…

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3 Ways to Spread the Love to those Less Fortunate this Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2019
man looking into the distance thinking about how to Spread the Love to those Less Fortunate this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate those who fill our hearts with joy, but for those facing homelessness, Valentine’s Day can be filled with the remembrance of failed friendships and past relationships. While you’re spending the day with those you love, think about how you could help spread the love to those less fortunate…

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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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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: 2019 Atlanta Mission 5K

February 4, 2019
Atlanta Mission 5k runners

In metro Atlanta, over 7,000 individuals will face the perilous conditions of winter without a roof over their heads. They’ll be sleeping on the streets in the cold. On February 23, you can take a walk in the shoes of the thousands of men, women, and children who are experiencing homelessness. Every year, we hold…

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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…

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How to Help Those Facing Homelessness This Holiday Season

November 12, 2018
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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…

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