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Every year, HOPE Atlanta honors community leaders who are making an impact in the fight to end homelessness and hunger during the annual Heroes for HOPE gala. Not only are both of this year’s honorees women and affordable housing advocates. …


Joseph Veazey, a local graphic designer and artist, talks about his inspiration behind his latest piece, ATL Rap Map, and his new partnership with HOPE Atlanta.

Originally from Lilburn, Joseph Veazey’s compassion for Georgians facing hard times runs as deep as his love for Atlanta culture. At HOPE Atlanta, so…


When Gloria Woodard encounters people experiencing homelessness on the job as a MARTA HOPE Atlanta case manager, she doesn’t see panhandlers or public nuisances. She sees her past self.

Once homeless herself, Gloria is now part of a team of HOPE Atlanta social workers and MARTA field protective specialists who…


Let’s strengthen our support system for struggling families.

When the COVID19 economic crisis peaked in 2020, disproportionately affecting low-income Georgians, HOPE Atlanta received as many as 500 calls per week requesting housing assistance. Many were people struggling to pay rent.

“We have helped nearly 1,000 individuals with rapid re-housing since…


Introducing the #HOPEinActionChallenge. How will you make a difference?

Any of our HOPE Atlanta staff members could tell you stories about incredible acts of kindness they’ve seen on the job.

Just days ago, while our Community Engagement Partner, Kara, was buying groceries for the Women’s Community Kitchen, a kind gentleman…


It’s Pride Month, but we’re caring for our LGBTQ+ neighbors every day.

Like far too many transgender women, Tenay found herself facing an impossible choice. To flee her home, where she was being abused, meant facing homelessness. But, ultimately, she chose to leave. …


Carley Stephens, Gas South’s Community Affairs Program Manager, on building a culture of giving

Many organizations tout their philanthropic initiatives. But, at Gas South, giving back is simply part of the company’s DNA.

Gas South’s mission, “Be a Fuel for Good,” isn’t just a slogan in the company handbook or…


Stories of sacrifice, resilience, and HOPE in the face of hardship

Laverne

There’s a saying that goes, “Home is where Mom is.” No one understands that more than children who have experienced homelessness and housing insecurity. At the Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen (WCK)*, motherly love is in full force. …


Ending homelessness, one homecoming story at a time

Program Manager Al Harrison and client Melissa

What if the only thing standing between you and a place to call home was the cost of a bus ticket? For many of the people who come to HOPE Atlanta for help, it isn’t just a bus ticket. …


Celebrating the unsung heroes among us during National Volunteer Month

At 458 Ponce de Leon Avenue sits an unassuming brick building on the campus of Grace United Methodist Church. Inside, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings, humble heroes gather.

This is the home of Downtown Atlanta’s Women’s Community Kitchen, a…

HOPE Atlanta

Our vision is to end hunger and homelessness for every Georgian.

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