Homeless spending night at Hartsfield-Jackson prompts police monitoring

  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…

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HOPE Atlanta Receives $130,000 General Operating Support Grant from Community Foundation

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,…

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Spring Atlanta Home Show Returned This Past Weekend

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

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Embassy Suites Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park Continues Holiday Tradition

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.

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Fox 5’s The Local Take

George Chidi of Fox 5 Atlanta’s The Local Take speaks on how random acts of kindness affects social workers who attempt to form relationships with homeless.  

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Freeway overpass: For drivers, it’s a bridge; for homeless, it’s a roof

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.

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HOPE Atlanta and Leading Ladies of Legacy

Elaine Armstrong, The Good Works Show Edward Powers of Hope Atlanta describes the great work the organization is doing to support our community’s homeless populations. To listen to the entire radio interview, click here.  

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