Jan 19 2017

Recap of Human Clay 2016

By | January 19th, 2017|Voices|0 Comments

On behalf of Gateway Center’s staff, board and residents we would like to extend a sincere Thank You for the show of support we received for our 4th Annual Human Clay fundraising event. The event was a huge success as we raised more than $150,000 to support programming at the Gateway Center to make homelessness brief and rare.   [...]

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 5 2016

Meet Tenzin! Gateway’s Summer Intern

By | July 5th, 2016|Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

This summer, Gateway is lucky to have two amazing interns from Emory University. First, meet Tenzin!  Our Awesome Interns Bonding (aw!) What city where you born in? Describe your childhood home. T: I was born in a South Indian town called Mundgod (may be spelling this wrong). My childhood was nice. First born [...]

Dec 11 2015

Homeless Veteran Reconnects with Family After 22 Years

By | December 11th, 2015|News, Staff Story 3, Success Stories, Success Story 1, Voices|0 Comments

German Leon left his home to join the army when he was just 18 years old. Now 53, Mr. Leon has been displaced from his family for over 22 years. Until today, that is. On Friday December 4th, Mr. Leon and his care team huddled together and waited for his sister to arrive. After weeks of [...]

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 [...]

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