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 [...]

Mar 19 2014

Assistance League of Atlanta

By | March 19th, 2014|Info, Partners|3 Comments

By Marisa Zhuno In a humble brick building in Chamblee, Georgia, women laugh and smile and share stories while bustling through tiny hallways and crowded offices. Cheerful posters and inspirational quotes line the walls. What may look like the simple gathering of friends is actually a well-oiled machine of productivity and proactive community involvement. These [...]

Feb 10 2014

Gateway & Snowed Out Atlanta 2014

By | February 10th, 2014|Info|0 Comments

By Emily Emshoff During the last week of January, two inches of snow fell across the metro area paralyzing the city’s infrastructure, leaving people stranded in their cars and stuck at work. But for those without a place to call home, the snow was a burden on a group already facing many difficulties. During “Snowpocalypse [...]

Feb 10 2014

Gateway & Snowed Out Atlanta 2014

By | February 10th, 2014|Info|0 Comments

By Emily Emshoff During the last week of January, two inches of snow fell across the metro area paralyzing the city’s infrastructure, leaving people stranded in their cars and stuck at work. But for those without a place to call home, the snow was a burden on a group already facing many difficulties. During “Snowpocalypse [...]

Feb 6 2014

So Fresh & So Clean

By | February 6th, 2014|Info|0 Comments

By Staci Wright Doesn't it feel wonderful to have clean clothes to wear each day? Isn't it pleasant to put on a fresh pair of socks in the morning? We won’t even mention the refreshing feeling of a fresh pair of underwear. (Oops, I guess we just did.) Unfortunately, those experiencing homelessness don’t always get [...]

Dec 4 2013

Art Therapy connects clients to creativity

By | December 4th, 2013|Art, Info, Voices|1 Comment

By Sarah White Gateway hosts art therapy each week for clients to come and participate in the arts, relax, and enjoy good company.   When asked what he enjoys about art therapy, John said, "It's relaxing, and the projects often help you learn more about yourself. It also brings out the creativity you might not have known you [...]

Jun 10 2013

Social Business Spotlight: Sweet Surrender Fudge

By | June 10th, 2013|Info, Partners|0 Comments

By: Jason Fudge is one of those tasty treats that you probably don’t think of too often.  Your grandmother makes it at Christmas or you might have a bit once in-a-while when you’re walking the boardwalk at the beach on your summer vacation.  Maybe you've even made a foray into the scenic hills of Gatlinburg, [...]

May 20 2013

Book Review: More or Less (Choosing a Lifestyle of Excessive Generosity)

By | May 20th, 2013|Info, Partners|0 Comments

By: Jason What is enough? Author and Atlanta local Jeff Shinabarger explores this question through an engaging read on the principals of applied generosity.  Shinabarger takes us into the lifestyle of someone who resolves to expand the reach of their personal community to those who have both more and less than them in the efforts [...]

May 15 2013

Knowing Gateway Center

By | May 15th, 2013|Info|0 Comments

By: Jason In the time that I've worked at Gateway I have happily tried to explain what our organization is to an endless stream of curious family and friends.  This works for me because I love to talk as authoritatively as I can on any subject that I’m allowed. One of the many things that I love [...]

Mar 21 2013

3 Great Ways to Engage the Poor in Your Community

By | March 21st, 2013|Info, Issues, News, Partners, Voices|2 Comments

By: Jason On Wednesday several of our staff had the pleasure of attending the 2013 Georgia Drug Policy and Alcohol Forum sponsored by Central Outreach and Advocacy Center and Troutman Sanders.  It was one of the most informative lunches I've had the chance to experience in my time thus far working with the homeless and community in [...]

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