Voices of HOPE: How Barbara rose ‘like a phoenix’ after a history of abuse and homelessness

“Every day, I got up. I kept rising up,” she said. “I’m better than this. They tried to prey on my self-esteem, but I got up. We don’t deserve to be down there.”

“I’m like a phoenix,” Barbara told us. “I rose up out of the ashes.”

“Mama always told me, ‘You’ve got to love yourself before you love someone else.’ There’s help out there, but you have to go get it.”

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