NEWS Feb 07, 2020 By Kelly Yamanouchi, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution When the weather turns frigid in metro Atlanta, airport officials know what to prepare for: Flight delays. Maybe cancellations. Homeless people. What to do with the men and women who make their way to large public facilities to escape the cold is a complicated issue at Hartsfield-Jackson International, just as it is everywhere else. Airport personnel want to discourage homeless people from gathering in baggage claim and…
ATLANTA – December 16, 2019 – HOPE Atlanta has been awarded a General Operating Support grant for $130,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. This highly competitive grant will help HOPE Atlanta for the next two years build its capacity to meet growing challenges for people experiencing homelessness. “We are honored to be selected for this award and greatly appreciate the support and leadership of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta,” said Jeffrey Smythe,…
Although racial disparities have long been documented, the report said, research and policy discussions have lagged. “The homeless sector has offered colorblind solutions to a problem that requires an acute focus on racial equity to solve,” the authors wrote.
The popular annual event will mark four decades of bringing the latest products and services for the home and landscape to Atlanta, sparking countless home improvement projects throughout the metro area and beyond. View article here: http://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/spring-atlanta-home-show-returns-marking-years/article_e82d5a1a-26e7-11e8-b16b-cf99135e280c.html
Thirty local non-profit organizations will participate in the hotel’s Third Annual Festival of Trees, a charitable event sponsored by the hotel and other Atlanta-area businesses. Last year the display raised over twenty-three thousand dollars for twenty local non-profits combined in its second year! To view the entire press release, click here.
Public asked to vote, $15,000 in total given to top three nonprofits To view the entire press release, click here.
In this segment by TV Gwinnett, HOPE Atlanta’s SSVF program is highlighted for its work with Atlanta’s veterans. To view the video, click here.
HOPE Atlanta Deputy Director was interviewed for this piece on homeless in Atlanta published today by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “There are (homeless) encampments where there are entire mini-cities,” said Anna Foote, deputy director of Hope Atlanta, which finds housing and provides services for the homeless in 29 counties. For the entire article, click here.