01-19-2016 · Homelessness

Kids Home Initiative: Katie’s Story

High school can be a tough time for anyone, but when your parent loses a job and you lose your home, “tough” doesn’t begin to describe it. Katie* found herself in this situation in January of 2014. For months, she and her…

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05-05-2015 · Mission United

Mission United Success Story: Ron Noel

Ronald Noel is a believer that everything in life is a choice. Looking at Ron now, you wouldn’t know that his choices once lead him to become homeless. Ron was born and raised in Lagrange, Kentucky. The youngest of four siblings, he…

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01-13-2015 · Income

Carving a Career Path

Atlanta CareerRise (managed by United Way of Greater Atlanta), CobbWorks and Wellstar are giving employees the confidence and tools they need to succeed. Johnnie Ford is a life-long caregiver. Having spent years by the bedside of an ailing grandmother, she developed a…

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12-12-2013 · Basic Needs · GRIP

GRIP Success Story: Charles Huckabe

Charles Huckabe has always had a heart for volunteerism. Raised by two phenomenal women, his mother and grandmother, he's well aware that a man's helping hand is often exactly what is needed most. Charles has been linked to various community service projects…

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