HOMELESS AT HARTSFIELD-JACKSON NOW FINDING SHELTER AND A FUTURE WITH HOPE ATLANTA

https://www.11alive.com/amp/article?section=sports&subsection=local&headline=homeless-at-hartsfield-jackson-now-finding-shelter-and-a-future-with-hope-atlanta&contentId=85-579769252 Author: William Liss Published: 08/03/18 HOPE ATLANTA relocating Atlanta homeless who come to the airport on the last trains of the evening (MARTA), to spend the night, to downtown Atlanta shelters, with many given permanent housing and enrolled in training programs. Atlanta, Georgia — ATLANTA — A follow-up to a story we first told you about in March, when Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport instituted a new program restricting entrance to the Airport terminals from 11 p.m.…

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Homelessness- Out of the Shadows

Anita, a 43-year old mother of two, dreaded nightfall almost every day of 2016. In the fall of the previous year, two life-changing crises hit her and her girls. First, her 10-year old daughter fell seriously ill, requiring several hospitalizations. Between days spent at the hospital and subsequently caring for her child at home, Anita lost her job due to excessive absenteeism. By January, she and her girls were evicted from their apartment and were…

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Samuel’s Story

Images courtesy of Jerry Drisaldi, Zaldi Photography, LLC. used with permission. Visit site here. In the System Samuel was born in Grady Memorial Hospital and raised in Atlanta. At eighteen, he was arrested, tried and convicted of auto theft. After serving two years of his sentence, he was released on good behavior. Two years later, he was arrested again, this time for five counts of armed robbery. Again, he was tried, convicted, and sentenced, beginning a…

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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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Housing Updates: August 2017

We are currently trying to get the required documents for current clients REUNIFICATION The Reunification program continues to provide assistance to individuals and families who are stranded in the Metro Atlanta area. Reunification services can be provided from any HOPE Atlanta office. If you have any questions regarding funds for this program please contact Dnyelle Boone @ 404-817-7070 x147. HOUSING      RRH – Rapid Re-Housing is available for clients in Cobb and Douglas and Fulton…

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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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