Mar 12 2021

Volunteering is a Joy & Passion for Charles Storne

By | March 12th, 2021|Info, Voices, Volunteers|1 Comment

Every Saturday, rain or shine, Charles Storne and his team gather early to prepare breakfast for hundreds of people experiencing homelessness. Getting up at 2 a.m. on a weekend to make grits and eggs isn’t everyone’s favorite thing to do, but for Charles and his team it’s a passion and a joy. Charles has dedicated [...]

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 [...]

Aug 11 2015

Meet Lilly Grella, who served at GWC June – July

By | August 11th, 2015|Volunteers|0 Comments

Article penned by Kristian Munroe, GWC Intern. Lilly, 19, is a rising sophomore at Washington and Lee University. She is interning at Gateway Center for the summer, and let’s peek into Lilly’s day to day experience. Lilly looking sharp, standing up for #changinglives and #endinghomelessness -Where is home? I am from Yorktown but [...]

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 [...]

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