Dec 3 2015

Shout Outs and Big Thanks

By | December 3rd, 2015|Events, Partners|0 Comments

Our 3rd annual Human Clay event took place two weeks ago and was a HUGE success! However, it wouldn't be right not to thank those who made it all possible ... *drumroll please* ... our incredible sponsors! We want to take a moment to thank those who had a hand in making this year's event our [...]

Nov 9 2015

10 Mile(stone)s for 10 Years of Gateway Center

By | November 9th, 2015|Partners, Staff|0 Comments

On November 10th, our Executive Director, Vince Smith, set out to run 10 miles through downtown Atlanta as a tribute to our partners and friends who have made the past 10 years at Gateway Center a success. Vince's run was a great success, and raised awareness for our 10th anniversary celebration, Human Clay, as well as Gateway [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jul 29 2014

July Volunteer Spotlight: Sopo Bicycle Cooperative

By | July 29th, 2014|Info, News, Partners, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Our volunteer spotlight this month highlights Patrick Davis, passionate and active board member of the Sopo Bicycle Cooperative. Sopo and Gateway teamed up earlier this year to create "The Link"--a partnership that helps our homeless clients learn cycle maintenance skills and earn bikes with Sopo expertise and guidance. So far, over 30 [...]

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 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 [...]

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