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 18 2016

Meet Phyllis! Our Longest Serving Individual Volunteer

By | July 18th, 2016|Volunteers|0 Comments

Phyllis Rowe is a retired government employee and refugee center worker. A self-proclaimed full time volunteer, she has experience working with the Gateway Center and other organizations on a regular basis. She has made a lifelong commitment to serving others in the community. Hi Phyllis, can you tell me about your background? I'm from New [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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