What do freezing temperatures mean for those on the streets?

Erin Dreiling News, Philanthropic Resources 0 Comments

It’s cold outside – really cold for our city. And the nights are even colder. For people experiencing homelessness, these nights are dangerous. When temperatures drop, a place to stay and warm gear, such as blankets, coats, gloves and hats, are needed more than ever. Below is a list of …

Balser Giving Circle awards $25,000 to Our House

Louise Mulherin Community, Great Grant Stories, Press Releases 0 Comments

The Balser Professional Advisors Council’s giving circle has announced a $25,000 grant to Our House, a nonprofit organization that offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. The grant was made after the group heard funding pitches from three nonprofit organizations that had …

Red Boots

Community Foundation Higher Ground 0 Comments

Recently, I learned of the impending closing of two shelters/transition centers: Jefferson Place which serves men and Springdale Place which offers support and housing for women and children. Both have been run by Fulton County, and the County has decided it cannot fund them any longer. I am concerned about …