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Oct 23 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Cynthia”Cee Cee” Barron

By | October 23rd, 2016|Voices|0 Comments

  Interview with Cynthia McGee Barron. Written by Intern Tenzin Palbar   Tell me a little bit about yourself? My name is Cynthia McGee Barron, and I am also known as Cee Cee. I have two adult children, Trimona age 31, with my twenty months old granddaughter Taylor Monae, and my nephew whom my ex-husband [...]

Aug 17 2016

Meet Neil, one of Gateway Center’s summer interns in 2016

By | August 17th, 2016|Voices|0 Comments

Interview with Neil, by Tenzin Palbar Neil was born to a Chinese Immigrant family in New York, who currently lives in Pennsylvania. He is studying Political science at Bucknell University right now, and intern here at Gateway for the summer. What were you like when you were a kid, and how was your childhood?  I [...]

Aug 11 2016

Meet D. One of Gateway’s shining stars

By | August 11th, 2016|Voices|0 Comments

D is just one of our shining stars at Gateway Center. Check out this interview with him.   Tell me a little about yourself? D: My name is Demethris Hester. 53 year old black male who is loving life today and the things I am doing to help other folks change their lives. Every day [...]

Aug 8 2016

Meet LAY LAY!

By | August 8th, 2016|Voices|0 Comments

Melacia Griggs is a 20 year old summer intern working at The Door which has placed her at the Gateway Center. She is a "Grady Baby" born in Atlanta but grew up in Riverdale. How did you hear about the Gateway Center? I was placed at the Gateway Center by an organization called DOOR. A [...]

Jul 18 2016

Meet Phyllis! Our Longest Serving Individual Volunteer

By | July 18th, 2016|Volunteers|0 Comments

Phyllis Rowe is a retired government employee and refugee center worker. A self-proclaimed full time volunteer, she has experience working with the Gateway Center and other organizations on a regular basis. She has made a lifelong commitment to serving others in the community. Hi Phyllis, can you tell me about your background? I'm from New [...]

Aug 11 2015

Meet Lilly Grella, who served at GWC June – July

By | August 11th, 2015|Volunteers|0 Comments

Article penned by Kristian Munroe, GWC Intern. Lilly, 19, is a rising sophomore at Washington and Lee University. She is interning at Gateway Center for the summer, and let’s peek into Lilly’s day to day experience. Lilly looking sharp, standing up for #changinglives and #endinghomelessness -Where is home? I am from Yorktown but [...]

Jul 16 2015

Meet Tyra Jones, Gateway Center Summer Intern

By | July 16th, 2015|Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

Tyra tours historic and artsy Old Fourth Ward Tyra Jones always knew that she wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Born and raised in Cincinnati, her placement here at the Gateway Center has opened her eyes to new perspectives on homelessness, and it’s sparked a fire within her to [...]

Jul 8 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Mamie Releford & Workhouse of Faith Baptist Church

By | July 8th, 2015|Partners, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

Mamie smiles big. She is serving with Julius and her friend from church. Mamie Releford is a regular volunteer here at Gateway. She is affiliated with Workhouse of Faith Missionary Baptist Church and often brings fellow church members to volunteer with her. Once per month, Mamie serves dinner to our clients in the [...]

Jul 6 2015

Meet Brenna: GWC Summer Intern

By | July 6th, 2015|Voices|0 Comments

Meet Brenna Lakeson! Brenna is one of GWC's Summer Interns. Brenna reflects during Dr. King's recorded sermon Where are you originally from?  I'm originally from Charlotte, NC, but I've lived in Atlanta for almost two years. Are you in school?  I attend Candler School of Theology at Emory University.  I'm going into my [...]

Jul 6 2015

Meet Kristain: GWC Summer Intern

By | July 6th, 2015|Voices|0 Comments

An interview with Kristian Munroe, our Summer Intern from the DOOR Network. Kristian is a rising sophomore at Gwinnett Tech. At 17, she is our youngest intern, but definitely still among the brightest. Kristian is originally from Brooklyn, NY, but has lived in Gwinnett for 5 years. This summer is Kristian's first experience living inside [...]

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