May 6 2015

William Tolbert, 66, Ends Homelessness and Discovers Vocation

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Mr. William Tolbert is living, breathing proof that it’s never too late to change. At the age of 66, after over 15 years of chronic homelessness, Mr. Tolbert experienced a 360° shift in his outlook on life thanks to GWC. Mr. Tolbert, an Atlanta native, passed by Gateway thousands of times before finally coming inside. [...]

Mar 31 2015

Started From The Bottom: Oriel’s Story

By | March 31st, 2015|Success Stories|0 Comments

"What do you wish people knew about you?" I asked Oriel McCarthy upon meeting him. "My talent. My ingenuity. My perseverance... That's more than one." He said without missing a beat. I realize now, after getting to know Oriel McCarthy during our interview, that his talent, his ingenuity, and his perseverance (perhaps most of all) [...]

Mar 20 2015

Homeless to Housed: Tina’s Story

By | March 20th, 2015|Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

This morning, I received a lovely note from one of our staff members who has been with the Gateway Center for many years. This is the story of a young woman who experienced a transformation thanks to the dedication of our staff. I hope Tina's story inspires you as much as it has inspired us here at [...]

Mar 6 2015

Gateway By The Numbers

By | March 6th, 2015|Info, Success Stories|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Every year our staff here at GWC step back and take stock of where we are in our organization's mission to end homelessness in Atlanta. It's a chance to assess what we're doing well, celebrate our successes, and look forward to what we can improve upon in years to come. We're so [...]

Jan 11 2015

James’ Story: Reunited (And it Feels so Good)

By | January 11th, 2015|Featured Story 1, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

James McCain Jr. is something of a Gateway miracle. Arriving at Gateway Center in May 2014 after having lost everything, it took Mr. McCain only two months to get his life back on track, graduate from Gateway's Life Changers program, and move into his own apartment. Today, James has returned custody of his son and [...]

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