Nov 6 2013

Meet Staci!

By | November 6th, 2013|Staff, Voices|2 Comments

Hello!! I am Staci and I am excited to be the new (part-time) Community Relations Associate at Gateway Center! My friends call me a “Ray of Sunshine” which is pretty funny seeing as how I was born and raised in the Sunshine State. I lived in Florida for about 25 years and graduated from The [...]

Oct 30 2013

Meet Sarah Grace: Mission Year Intern

By | October 30th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

My name is Sarah Grace White, and I am one of the new Mission Year interns for The Speakers Bureau of The Gateway Center. I am so excited to have been placed here, and I look forward to spending a year learning, serving, and growing. I was born and raised in Madison, Mississippi, with two [...]

Oct 30 2013

Meet Faith Newport: Mission Year Intern

By | October 30th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

Faith is one of two current interns at the Gateway Center who are here through the 2013-2014 Mission Year program in Atlanta ( Along with Sarah Grace White, she’ll be working with the Speaker’s Bureau to raise awareness and break down the stereotypes surrounding homelessness. Before coming to Atlanta, she was born and raised in [...]

Oct 28 2013

Meet Emily

By | October 28th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

  Hi, I’m Emily, and I’m excited to introduce myself as a new (part-time) Community Relations Associate at the Gateway Center.   I graduated from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) in May, with a degree in Environmental Communication.  Like most people, you may be wondering what that is. It is best described as a [...]

Oct 22 2013

The Home Depot Foundation Gives Back at Gateway Center

By | October 22nd, 2013|Voices|1 Comment

By: Jason Tatum October 23, 2013 Last week we saw truck after truck pull into the lot behind Gateway Center to unload dirt, potted plants, wood, paint, paint, and a little more paint.  The Home Depot Foundation brought in 60 volunteers from eight metro Atlanta stores to make a major impact on our facility.  By [...]

Oct 8 2013

Employee of the Month: Neese Blackshear

By | October 8th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

Today's post comes to you as an interview from our  Database Manager, Neese Blackshear.  Neese does an amazing job and was recognized for this by her peers last month when they voted her as the Employee of the Month.  We're very proud of Neese and the great work that she does.    Jason: Where are you [...]

Sep 5 2013

Meet the New Intern: Sophie Beal

By | September 5th, 2013|Voices|4 Comments

Today's post is brought to you by Sophie, the newest intern at the Gateway Center. Make sure to leave a comment welcoming her to the team!  My name is Sophie Beal and I am The Gateway Center’s newest intern! For the next year, I will be working with Gateway in hopes of deepening my understanding [...]

Sep 5 2013

A Talk with Bec Cranford

By | September 5th, 2013|Staff, Voices, Volunteers|2 Comments

By: Jason Tatum As you might know by now, each month staff and clients vote on who they believe should be Gateway's Employee of the Month.  For the month of August the winner was our Volunteer Coordinator superstar, Bec Cranford-Smith.  For anyone who works with Bec it is very apparent that her compassion and desire [...]

Aug 27 2013

Top 4 Undeniable Reasons to Attend Human Clay: A Benefit for The Gateway Center

By | August 27th, 2013|Events, Voices|3 Comments

By: Jason Tatum Number 1! – Fantastic food and drink! The evening is presented by one of Atlanta’s more amazing restaurants, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, located on Peachtree St, just across from Sun Trust Plaza.  A beautiful dining room and bar is operated by Alan and Cindy LeBlanc, the couple who also runs Max [...]

Aug 20 2013

Meaningful Miles 5K This Saturday!

By | August 20th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

By: Jason Tatum If you know me, then you know I don’t seem like the running type.  But for years now I have been drawn to the sport for the many different benefits.  Once my legs are loosened up and I’ve been out on the path consistently for a few days, I begin to appreciate [...]