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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10-30-2013 · Homelessness

2-1-1 Success: A Mother’s Story

One Saturday morning in Rockdale County at the back-to-school fair sponsored by the Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families, a 2-1-1 contact center employee handing out information noticed a woman in line nearby with four small boys. The 2-1-1 manager noticed how…

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