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Jul 22 2014

Why Volunteer with Gateway?

By | July 22nd, 2014|Info, Partners, Voices, Volunteers|1 Comment

By: Sophie Beal Gateway Center hosts 70-100 volunteers weekly--each providing valuable help for us and our clients by painting dorms, making sandwiches, installing bike racks, serving meals, planting flower beds, giving manicures, sorting donations, editing resumes, singing karaoke . . . and the list goes on. Working with partners in our community is central to [...]

Jul 17 2014

Donny’s Story: From Homeless to Lead Cook

By | July 17th, 2014|Featured Story 2, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

By: Staci Wright When I was first introduced to Donny Hampton, I could tell that he was the kind of person I could sit and talk with all day long. So when he agreed to an interview with me, that is exactly what we did. Donny grew up in Miami, Florida and shared stories of [...]

Jul 10 2014

July Employee of the Month: Megan Tolbert

By | July 10th, 2014|Info, Staff, Voices|0 Comments

By Sophie Beal Gateway's staff-nominated Employee of the Month this July is Megan Tolbert, our 2nd Floor CSA (Client Service Aid)! On any given day at GWC you can find Megan at her desk on the 2nd Floor answering questions for clients and staff, assisting with program intake, helping clients find the resources they need [...]

Jul 1 2014

“Redefining Homelessness”: Students Feature Gateway Center in Documentary Film Project

By | July 1st, 2014|Art, Info, Partners, Voices|0 Comments

This winter, Clark Atlanta students Leslie Strong and Terrance Mack filmed a documentary project at the Gateway Center titled "Redefining Homelessness." This short film interviews both residents and employees of GWC in an attempt to cultivate a deeper understanding of homelessness as a social justice issue and to spark a larger conversation about how we can work [...]

Jun 25 2014

Event Recap: Project Homeless Connect 2014

By | June 25th, 2014|Events, Info, News, Partners|1 Comment

On Friday, 6.20.14, the Gateway Center hosted our annual Project Homeless Connect information fair! Project Homeless Connect is an opportunity for organizations that provide homeless services to gather in one place so that clients can easily access each group and learn more about the help and programs available to them. 15 incredible organizations who work [...]

Jun 24 2014

Spring Concert Recap: The Power of Community and Good Music

By | June 24th, 2014|Events, Info, News, Partners|1 Comment

The Gateway Center's first annual Spring Benefit Concert at Monday Night Brewing was a huge success thanks to the amazing support of our community here in Atlanta! The event kicked off at 7 with tastings and tours of Monday Night Brewing's fabulous facilities. The evening was filled with laughter, new friendships, a fantastic performance by [...]

Jun 23 2014

June Volunteer Spotlight: Charles Storne

By | June 23rd, 2014|Info, Voices, Volunteers|1 Comment

By Bec Cranford Every Saturday, rain or shine, Charles Storne and his team gather early to prepare breakfast for hundreds of people experiencing homelessness. Getting up at 4 or 5 am on a weekend to make grits and eggs isn't everyone’s favorite thing to do, but for Charles and his team it’s a passion and [...]

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