The Path to Ending Veteran Homelessness

The Official Site of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness November 2018 On Monday, the nation will take a collective moment to honor those who have served in the armed forces. But just like any other day, more than 38,000 veterans will spend the night sleeping on the streets or in shelter. While one homeless veteran is one too many, we have made significant progress in helping…

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What Can We Learn From New York City’s Work to End Unsheltered Homelessness?

ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Sharon McDonald August 7, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to exploring the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. In 2017, New York City unveiled an aggressive…

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To Address Unsheltered Homelessness, Shelter and Housing Must Be Connected

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Steve Berg July 9, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to explore the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. Quickly getting people into housing is one central function of a homelessness system. But when unsheltered homelessness starts to rise, communities…

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ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness Why We Can’t Address Unsheltered Homelessness Without Good Journalism The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Tom Murphy June 28, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to explore the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. If you’re watching closely today, you may notice something important. For the third…

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Exploring the Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by NAEH June 20, 2018 Each night, nearly 200,000 Americans sleep outside or in a place not meant for human habitation, like an abandoned building, a park, or a car. Between 2015 and 2017, this population of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness jumped by almost 20,000. And while this represents only one-third of all…

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Wish List

HOPE Atlanta Wish List HOPE Atlanta staff work to use resources carefully and efficiently. Many programs rely on restricted funding from sources that cannot always cover every need. Donations of items from the list below will help us stretch our budget further and meet the many and varied needs of our clients. This list represents items that are most often needed.  If you have specific items you think may be useful that are not listed below, Please direct…

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4 Ways to Help Homeless in Winter

  This winter, over 5400 people in the metro Atlanta area will be living on the street. While many places around the City of Atlanta open various shelters when the temperature is near or below freezing, people will be turned away for lack of beds leaving many unsheltered. Here are four ways that you can help unsheltered homeless this winter. 1. Donate A great way to help the homeless is to help the organizations that…

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Memorial & Honorary Giving

MEMORIAL AND HONORARY GIFTS   Remember someone special to you with a memorial or honorary gift supporting HOPE Atlanta and our mission to assist the homeless, those at risk of homelessness and experiencing crisis in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. HONORARY GIFTS are a special way to acknowledge loved ones and are often given on special occasions such as birthdays, graduations and anniversaries as well as holidays such as Mother’s or Father’s Day.  Honorary gifts are…

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Monthly Caregivers Club

MAKE YOUR DONATION TO OUR MONTHLY CAREGIVERS CLUB Each and every day there are over 6,000 men, women and children in Atlanta who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. For many, HOPE Atlanta is the agency they rely on for help out of the depths of homelessness and crisis and onto a path of lifelong stability. By becoming a member of our Caregivers Club through your monthly donation to HOPE Atlanta you enable…

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Corporate Matching Gifts

Did you know you could double your donation to HOPE Atlanta through your employer’s matching gift program? For example, if a donor works for Traveler’s Aid International and donates $250 to a HOPE Atlanta, Traveler’s aid will “double the donation” by matching that $250 making a total of a $500 contribution towards the end of homelessness. Most companies with pre-existing Matching Gift programs allow donations to be made to your choice in 501(c)(3) organizations. If you are interested in…

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