Atlanta Mission is a Christian ministry dedicated to providing rescue, holistic recovery, and reentry services to thousands of homeless and at-risk men, women, and children in and around Metro Atlanta each year. For almost 75 years, the Mission has saved lives by moving homeless individuals and families from the streets to independent housing, breaking the bonds of addiction and providing hope for the hopeless.
Buckhead Christian Ministry
Buckhead Christian Ministry (BCM) is a community of neighbors bringing hope and financial stability to families and individuals in crisis, placing special emphasis on the needs of Atlanta's low-income workers. BCM prevents hunger and homelessness by providing short and long-term solutions that range from food and clothing to housing assistance and life-skills education.
City of Refuge
City of Refuge is dedicated to community development efforts that lead to the stability and sustainability of the local community. Through their programs, they offer both life-saving resources and life-building tools to individuals and families in Atlanta who are living on the margins.
Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta was founded in 1988 in response to the lack of furniture for families moving out of homeless shelters. Today, the Furniture Bank provides essential household furnishings to individuals and families moving out of homelessness, battling HIV/AIDS, and fleeing domestic violence.
Good Samaritan Health Center of Atlanta
The Good Samaritan Health Center of Atlanta is a Christ-centered ministry that offers a comprehensive range of services to adults and children who are without health insurance or the means to afford care. The Center's vision is to create a dependable, full-time, comprehensive healthcare home for Atlanta's working poor and homeless.
Fostering Together is a ministry that works to mobilize our community to serve the needs of foster children and foster families. By surrounding each foster family with a community of care, the foster parents are able to give more focused love and attention to the children in their homes. See PDF for step one, and for step two sign up here.
MedShare is dedicated to improving people’s quality of life through recovering unused medical supplies and equipment and redistributing it to those most in need. They focus their efforts specifically on maternal and child health, infectious disease control, primary care, and disaster relief by equipping qualified healthcare facilities in developing countries with these surplus supplies. They also outfit medical missions and safety net clinics in the U.S. and abroad.
Wellspring Living is a nonprofit organization that exists to help survivors of childhood sexual abuse overcome their broken pasts and move toward hopeful futures. Their mission is to confront the issue of childhood sexual abuse and exploitation through advocacy, education, and treatment programs for girls and women.
Woodson Park Academy
Carter G. Woodson Park Academy is an urban school located in the Grove Park community of West Atlanta, two miles from downtown. It's part of the Atlanta Public School system. Woodson equips students to graduate from college and prepares them to become contributing citizens, international scholars, and catalysts of societal change. Of the students enrolled at Woodson, 98 percent are eligible for free or reduced lunches, which is an indication of low income.
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