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Atlanta Mission transforms, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness.

Atlanta Mission is the city’s largest and longest-running provider of services to homeless men, women and children. Established in 1938, Atlanta Mission provides emergency shelter, temporary shelter, recovery programming, job attainment and transitional housing for more than 1,000 men, women and children daily.

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2,050

Meals Served Daily

1,000+

Individuals Served each Day

284,000

Nights of Shelter Provided Annually

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“Yee-haw!” – The Potter’s House Goes Whitewater Rafting! July 1, 2015 The Potter’s House, Atlanta Mission’s campus in Jefferson Georgia, is home to a recovery program for men battling... The Potter’s House, Atlanta Mission’s campus in Jefferson Georgia, is home to a recovery program for men battling addiction. Fifteen of these men, including two counselors, had the opportunity to go whitewater rafting last weekend at the Ocoee River in...
Help for the Homeless in the Summer Heat June 24, 2015 For a homeless man or woman, staying cool and surviving on the streets in unbearable heat can be a matter of life or ... For a homeless man or woman, staying cool and surviving on the streets in unbearable heat can be a matter of life or death. We often hear the question, “What should I do when I see someone who is homeless...
August Newsletter: Veronica’s Story of Transformation August 18, 2014 Veronica leaves addiction behind Veronica was in jail, worrying about her two children, wondering where they would go... Veronica leaves addiction behind Veronica was in jail, worrying about her two children, wondering where they would go after she got out. And that’s when a young lady shared that she knew of a wonderful place that would help Veronica...
A Message from the President: A little bit of hope can change lives! August 18, 2014 Dear Friend, As you look at the many encounters Jesus had with people who might have felt very out of place—tax col... Dear Friend, As you look at the many encounters Jesus had with people who might have felt very out of place—tax collectors, prostitutes, and many others—Jesus never let them feel that way. One of my favorite stories is of the...
Urgent Needs List August 18, 2014 With fall and the holidays just around the corner, your support is needed to ensure Atlanta Mission is able to respon... With fall and the holidays just around the corner, your support is needed to ensure Atlanta Mission is able to respond to the needs of men, women, and children in our community. Items needed include: Detergent and fabric softener Washcloths,...
Do You Know? August 18, 2014 Do you know how many hungry and hurting men, women, and children in our community you helped through your support of ... Do you know how many hungry and hurting men, women, and children in our community you helped through your support of Atlanta Mission in 2013? Test your knowledge … 1) Meals Served: a) 552,989 b) 880,109 c) 775,583 2) Nights...
ALONE AND AFRAID NO MORE! August 18, 2014 “Thank you so much for giving to me and my daughter . . .” “I am a native from the country of Jordan, in the Mi... “Thank you so much for giving to me and my daughter . . .” “I am a native from the country of Jordan, in the Middle East. I was a practicing Muslim but knew there was more to serving God...
A LIFE TRANSFORMED: The Story of Veronica August 18, 2014 “I want to tell donors, ‘Thank God for you!” Your support of Atlanta Mission is helping Veronica leave addictio... “I want to tell donors, ‘Thank God for you!” Your support of Atlanta Mission is helping Veronica leave addiction behind Veronica was in jail, worrying about her two children, wondering where they would go after she got out. And that’s...
A LIFE TRANSFORMED: The Story of Eugene Thompson June 20, 2014 At 63 years old, Eugene Thompson’s lifestyle isn’t at all what you would hope for your father or grandfather. Bor... At 63 years old, Eugene Thompson’s lifestyle isn’t at all what you would hope for your father or grandfather. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Eugene spends night after night in Atlanta Mission’s emergency shelter with nearly 300 other men....
ALERT: SEVERE WEATHER THREATENS METRO ATLANTA April 28, 2014 (Photo via AJC/WSB) The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a widespread severe weather o... (Photo via AJC/WSB) The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a widespread severe weather outbreak Monday afternoon into Monday night across portions of the southern and eastern U.S. The same storm system that caused tornadoes in Arkansas, Kansas...

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