Feb 20 2019

Congrats Mr. Denver Burton!

By | February 20th, 2019|Success Stories, Success Story 1|0 Comments

CLIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT Congratulations Mr. Denver Burton! CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Denver Burton who moved into his apartment at O’Hern House this month!!! He faced many barriers to housing and with help and support from our AMAZING staff at The Evolution Center, he was able to reach his goal of obtaining housing. While at The [...]

Dec 19 2018

Mr. Bedford Gets His Own Home

By | December 19th, 2018|Success Stories, Success Story 2|0 Comments

Mr. Joe Bedford got an early Christmas present -- a home of his own. As a resident of the Evolution Center he was able to transition to his own apartment through the help of the Bridges to Homes project. Mr. Bedford has been homeless since 2007, and he says he is “just glad” that he has a place [...]

Nov 1 2018

Thankful for Financial Literacy

By | November 1st, 2018|Success Stories, Success Story 3|0 Comments

Our client Jimmy Lockett’s smile says it all. This week he reached a major milestone: He opened his very first checking account! He said he’s excited to set up direct deposits through his job so he won’t have to carry cash around any more, and so he can avoid the heavy check [...]

Oct 18 2018

Mr. Marvin Ware is the Picture of Success with Gateway Center’s Upward Program

By | October 18th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Mr. Marvin Ware was a member of the Gateway Center's Upward Program for approximately 6 months. Mr. Ware was referred initially to Gateway Center' s Veteran program. However, Mr. Ware requested to be a member of the Upper Program instead of the VA program to better ensure he addressed his need to maintain his sobriety. At the [...]

Aug 14 2018

Mr. Christopher Brooks

By | August 14th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

 Christopher Brooks is one of many clients who has recently found #AWayHomethrough Gateway Center. Having been homeless for four years, he arrived in Atlanta two years ago hoping to finally end his homelessness. After receiving his assessment from our ClearPath @ Gateway Center team, Mr. Brooks was placed in Gateway Center’s Evolution Center (low-barrier shelter). In [...]

Mar 21 2018

Chef and Culinary Executive Jason Alexander Helps Others Rise as a GWC Resident Intern

By | March 21st, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Jason Alexander was a successful baker, chef, and saucier and who also has 15 years of experience in corporate management in the food service industry. Jason’s homelessness began when he was involved in a fire; he lost everything and began to migrate from state-to-state to try to reestablish himself, but he had little success. [...]

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 [...]

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