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Jan 6 2014

January Volunteer Spotlight: Blessed Angels, Inc.

By | January 6th, 2014|Voices, Volunteers|1 Comment

By Bec Cranford Our spot light on volunteers in the month of January centers around Christine Washington and her ministry Blessed Angels, Inc. Blessed Angels serves Gateway faithfully every month. Since 2007, these TESTREPLACE souls minister all over Atlanta to those in need. Christine cares deeply for our clients at GWC. I wanted to find [...]

Jan 6 2014

Year In Review: 2013

By | January 6th, 2014|News|0 Comments

By Emily Emshoff and Jason Tatum With a new year to look forward to, we are also reflecting on this past year at the Gateway Center.  2013 was a great year for us filled with success, change, fresh ideas and new beginnings. We were able to serve thousands of clients and help them move into [...]

Oct 24 2013

Human Clay 2013: The Wrap-Up Edition

By | October 24th, 2013|Events|1 Comment

By: Jason Tatum It has simply taken us too long to give you this wrap of what an amazing night we had this fall at White Oak Kitchen.  For the first time, the Gateway Center hosted a signature event: a night designed to highlight the work being done in downtown Atlanta to change people’s lives [...]

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 [...]

Aug 1 2013

Toxic Charity: A Book You Might Want to Read

By | August 1st, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

By: Jason Tatum I am in the middle of celebrating my one year anniversary of working here at Gateway Center, Atlanta’s homeless service center located at the heart of downtown, just a few blocks from 5 Points, just a stone’s through from the Greyhound station, and a click away from the city jail.  One year [...]