Best ways to volunteer in Atlanta to help the unhoused

Since its founding in 1938, the Atlanta Mission has grown from soup kitchen to a prominent local provider of emergency shelter, rehab and recovery services, vocational training, and transitional housing.
Courtesy of the Atlanta Mission

The most recent estimate put the city of Atlanta’s unhoused population at around 3,000. However, many experts say that’s an undercount and that in particular, it’s difficult to get a good number of individuals who don’t have a regular or adequate nighttime residence.

Whatever the number, people without permanent residences need lots of assistance. How can you help? By volunteering time and making donations to an outreach program:

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