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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 950 men, women and children daily.

2,050

Meals Served Daily

905

Individuals Served each Day

330,000

Nights of Shelter Provided to Individuals

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A LIFE TRANSFORMED: The Story of Whit Minshew April 17, 2014 Whit Minshew was born in the small town of Dublin, Georgia in 1985. As a child, his memories of his father are mostly... Whit Minshew was born in the small town of Dublin, Georgia in 1985. As a child, his memories of his father are mostly of alcohol addiction and verbal abuse, while the memories of his mother are of her struggles to...
PRESS RELEASE: ATLANTA MISSION RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM THE NATIONWIDE INSURANCE FOUNDATION April 14, 2014 Atlanta, GA (April 11, 2014) – Atlanta Mission received a $10,000 grant from the Nationwide Insurance Foundatio... Atlanta, GA (April 11, 2014) – Atlanta Mission received a $10,000 grant from the Nationwide Insurance Foundation to provide food and emergency shelter for men, women and children throughout Atlanta and Northeast Georgia. Established in 1938, Atlanta Mission is a...
SHANE & SHANE CONCERT BENEFITING ATLANTA MISSION March 28, 2014 When: April 12, 2014 (6:30 PM- 8:00 PM) Where: Church of the Apostles (Main Sanctuary) Wondering how you can help fee... When: April 12, 2014 (6:30 PM- 8:00 PM) Where: Church of the Apostles (Main Sanctuary) Wondering how you can help feed families and provide a warm bed for someone in need? Join Atlanta Mission and The Church of The Apostles...
**** Atlanta Mission Winter Weather Emergency **** February 11, 2014 Wondering if you’ll go to work tomorrow? He’s wondering where he’ll sleep tonight.  Atlanta Missi... Wondering if you’ll go to work tomorrow? He’s wondering where he’ll sleep tonight.  Atlanta Mission is in the second month of severe winter weather and overflowing shelters. While we work to make sure that no one is turned away, we are...
ATLANTA MISSION RUNS IN THE COLD FOR THOSE THAT SLEEP IN THE COLD January 24, 2014 News Release Media Contact: Britton Clark, Media Relations Manager (770) 363-5788 [email protected] Fo... News Release Media Contact: Britton Clark, Media Relations Manager (770) 363-5788 [email protected] For Immediate Distribution January 24, 2014                        ATLANTA MISSION RUNS IN THE COLD  FOR THOSE THAT SLEEP IN...
Atlanta Mission 2013 Year in Review December 31, 2015 The year’s end is upon us, so now is the perfect time to reflect on our past achievements and look forward to t... The year’s end is upon us, so now is the perfect time to reflect on our past achievements and look forward to the future with enthusiasm and determination. All of us at Atlanta Mission would like to sincerely thank everyone...
The Race to End Homelessness December 27, 2013 On January 25, 2014, we’re inviting donors, supporters and the general public to a 5k run to end homelessness i... On January 25, 2014, we’re inviting donors, supporters and the general public to a 5k run to end homelessness in Centennial Olympic Park. Thousands of homeless men, women and children go without shelter and struggle to survive the bitter days...
New Year’s Resolutions that Make a Difference December 20, 2013 If you are like most people, you are going to start the New Year with a ton of good intentions. Maybe you want to los... If you are like most people, you are going to start the New Year with a ton of good intentions. Maybe you want to lose weight or get in shape. Perhaps you have considered going back to school or starting...
How to Make the Most of Your Donations with Matching Gifts! December 4, 2013 At Atlanta Mission, we are always grateful for the amazing financial support we continue to receive from the communit... At Atlanta Mission, we are always grateful for the amazing financial support we continue to receive from the community. We put your monetary gifts to work to help fund our homeless shelters in Atlanta and to help us toward our...
Top Five Things You Should Donate this Fall December 2, 2013 Our Atlanta homeless shelters rely heavily on donations to help us further our mission to end homelessness. As fall a... Our Atlanta homeless shelters rely heavily on donations to help us further our mission to end homelessness. As fall arrives, we encourage you to consider making a donation to one of our thrift stores. Late fall and winter are especially...

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