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, 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 [...]

Jul 16 2015

Meet Tyra Jones, Gateway Center Summer Intern

By | July 16th, 2015|Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

Tyra tours historic and artsy Old Fourth Ward Tyra Jones always knew that she wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Born and raised in Cincinnati, her placement here at the Gateway Center has opened her eyes to new perspectives on homelessness, and it’s sparked a fire within her to [...]

Jul 8 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Mamie Releford & Workhouse of Faith Baptist Church

By | July 8th, 2015|Partners, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

Mamie smiles big. She is serving with Julius and her friend from church. Mamie Releford is a regular volunteer here at Gateway. She is affiliated with Workhouse of Faith Missionary Baptist Church and often brings fellow church members to volunteer with her. Once per month, Mamie serves dinner to our clients in the [...]

Jul 6 2015

Meet Brenna: GWC Summer Intern

By | July 6th, 2015|Voices|0 Comments

Meet Brenna Lakeson! Brenna is one of GWC's Summer Interns. Brenna reflects during Dr. King's recorded sermon Where are you originally from?  I'm originally from Charlotte, NC, but I've lived in Atlanta for almost two years. Are you in school?  I attend Candler School of Theology at Emory University.  I'm going into my [...]

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