Aug 26 2015

Eugene’s Story: Change is Possible

By | August 26th, 2015|Success Stories|0 Comments

Eugene Henry, 63, wears a crisp suit and carries a briefcase in hand at all times. His friends and family call him "Bubby." He's an older gentleman with grandkids and a twinkle in his eye. Mr. Henry arrived at Gateway in December 2013 and, although he was in a new and unfamiliar place, he had [...]

Apr 22 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Cynthia Barron

By | April 22nd, 2015|Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Bec Cranford-Smith I sat down with Cynthia Barron who is our April Volunteer Spotlight. She has been at the Gateway Center for almost two years. Get to know Cynthia ... Have you been in Georgia all your life? I was born in Charleston, SC and resided there until I was 5 yrs old. My Daddy [...]

Feb 4 2015

Service in Partnership: Why “Takin’ It To The Streets” Isn’t Always Effective

By | February 4th, 2015|Issues, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

For almost five years, various members of the Peachtree City Seventh-day Adventist church in Sharpsburg, Georgia have come to Gateway on the first Saturday of each month with delicious hot lunches for the residents (and any staff who happen to be working on those days). Last month, we talked with Laurie Allgood, one of the [...]

Oct 23 2014

7 Ways We Unknowingly Miss the Mark When Serving the Homeless

By | October 23rd, 2014|Info, Issues, Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Bec Cranford-Smith  ***** Many good-hearted mission students and outreach church groups hop onto the streets of Atlanta every week looking to serve others and feel good about their service. Yet in reality, many of our service trips are essentially poverty tourism--efforts to shock ourselves awake from our materialism-induced slumber. We say we want to serve [...]

Sep 25 2014

September Employee of the Month: Barbara Favors

By | September 25th, 2014|Info, News, Staff, Staff Story 1, Voices|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal Barbara Favors, a talented Gateway Case Manager won Employee of the Month this September! Ms. Favors is incredibly insightful about her work with men recovering from homelessness--which is not surprising considering she's worked at GWC as a Case Manager since 2006 (just 6 months after we opened!) and for Fulton County in [...]

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