Jul 1 2015

10 Reasons to Donate to Gateway Center

By | July 1st, 2015|Events, Info, News|0 Comments

By now many of you have heard about GWC's 10th Anniversary campaign, #10for10 on Indiegogo. If not, the gist is thus: Gateway has now been around for 10 years and we're looking to raise $10,000 from the community by the end of July to help us keep our doors open for years to come! We [...]

Jun 25 2015

Here’s What You Missed at Project Homeless Connect 2015

By | June 25th, 2015|Events, Info|0 Comments

Needless to say, Project Homeless Connect was amazing. But for those who are unfamiliar with Project Homeless Connect, PHC is Gateway Center's annual services and information fair held in 1st floor. Every June, organizations from all over Atlanta come together under one roof to share about all they have to offer--making reliable information accessible to [...]

Mar 6 2015

Gateway By The Numbers

By | March 6th, 2015|Info, Success Stories|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Every year our staff here at GWC step back and take stock of where we are in our organization's mission to end homelessness in Atlanta. It's a chance to assess what we're doing well, celebrate our successes, and look forward to what we can improve upon in years to come. We're so [...]

Dec 30 2014

December Volunteer Spotlight: Reverend Mary Wetzel

By | December 30th, 2014|Info, Issues, Partners, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal I had the pleasure of interviewing Reverend Mary Wetzel on December 15th during her Church of the Common Ground's weekly foot clinic for people experiencing homelessness held at Gateway during the winter months. Mary and her church community have being coming to Gateway to serve for over five years and have been [...]

Dec 10 2014

How Can I Help Those Experiencing Homelessness This Holiday Season?

By | December 10th, 2014|Info, Issues, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Bec Cranford   Many of us think about those less fortunate more-so around the holidays. As soon as the coffee shops roll out their peppermint latte, we instinctively want to connect with others. Our holiday traditions make us remember that we are community and family--that we are all connected. Some of us who work in [...]

Nov 6 2014

Evangelist Fanny Head: November Volunteer Spotlight

By | November 6th, 2014|Info, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Hills of Help Outreach Ministry has been coming to Gateway Center every Tuesday for 3 years to provide sack lunches to folks at Gateway Center. Evangelist Fanny Head and Hills of Help Pastor Sandra Billinger are deeply committed to serving the community, rooted in the kind of faith that moves mountains. Evangelist [...]

Oct 23 2014

7 Ways We Unknowingly Miss the Mark When Serving the Homeless

By | October 23rd, 2014|Info, Issues, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Bec Cranford-Smith  ***** Many good-hearted mission students and outreach church groups hop onto the streets of Atlanta every week looking to serve others and feel good about their service. Yet in reality, many of our service trips are essentially poverty tourism--efforts to shock ourselves awake from our materialism-induced slumber. We say we want to serve [...]

Oct 21 2014

October Employee of the Month: LacQuanda Rosson

By | October 21st, 2014|Info, News, Staff, Staff Story 2, Voices|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal LacQuanda is Gateway Center's 4th Floor CSA (Client Service Aid). Because our 4th floor is devoted to Veterans experiencing homelessness, Ms. Rosson has unique insights on serving a population that once served us. LacQuanda is a fantastic human being with a calm, no-frills energy--good to have around in this line of work. [...]

Oct 8 2014

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Gateway

By | October 8th, 2014|Art, Events, Info, Issues, News, Partners|1 Comment

By: Sophie Beal   During my time working for Gateway Center, I have often found it hard to answer the question "What is Gateway?" -- It's tempting to just say that Gateway is a Homeless Shelter... but that doesn't quite do us justice... Gateway does so much more than "shelter" folks. We invest in folks. We walk [...]

Sep 25 2014

September Employee of the Month: Barbara Favors

By | September 25th, 2014|Info, News, Staff, Staff Story 1, Voices|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Barbara Favors, a talented Gateway Case Manager won Employee of the Month this September! Ms. Favors is incredibly insightful about her work with men recovering from homelessness--which is not surprising considering she's worked at GWC as a Case Manager since 2006 (just 6 months after we opened!) and for Fulton County in [...]

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