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 [...]

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 [...]

May 6 2015

William Tolbert, 66, Ends Homelessness and Discovers Vocation

By | May 6th, 2015|Staff Story 3, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

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. [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

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