the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

Marilyn’s Story of Transformation

July 23, 2018

As she stood outside the door of the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, Marilyn remembered volunteering there years prior. She remembered the smiles on the women’s faces as she served them a meal or gave them clothes. Today, she was there for a completely different reason—because she and her daughter, Sarah, needed a…

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Pray Without Ceasing

October 4, 2017
Praying Hands

Our guests and staff face obstacles and hardships every day as they pursue transformation and fresh starts. We would appreciate your prayers and will share our requests periodically here on the blog. Today, the following prayer requests are for the staff and guests at The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women…

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What’s It Like Being Homeless in Summer?

July 20, 2017

After winter, we look forward to warmer weather, but a Georgia summer can be stifling—hot, humid, and exhausting. We may enjoy some outdoor recreation, but we look forward to going back to our air-conditioned cars and homes, sipping an icy beverage and perhaps taking a cool shower after just a few hours outside. But what…

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