Feed Our Homeless Group
Feed Our Homeless is a group of strangers from all over the state of Georgia who come together and partner with the community on a mission to end homelessness in Metro Atlanta. By collaborating with other organizations, we are able to assist our homeless neighbors while they work to achieve job readiness and permanent housing.
We host an annual Thanksgiving morning breakfast that started in 2005 when a group of friends decided to get together, make breakfast, and feed those in need on the streets who would likely be without family on the holiday. We have grown to serve about 300+ every year including women, men, and children. We also give out other much needed items and work throughout the year to gather these donations.
Primarily, we collect socks, gloves, hats, large and extra large men’s coats, business suits, reusable bags, and toiletries. These donations help to alleviate some of the burden on the local organizations that serve the homeless community each day.
For the past couple of years, our primary partner has been the Gateway Center in Atlanta, though we are always looking for ways to work with the community. This organization strives to provide a supportive and compassionate setting for people being affected by homelessness. They provide resources and therapeutic programs involving mental health support, substance abuse counseling, job-readiness and sustaining employment for those committed to ending their homelessness and becoming self-sufficient.
In a beautiful culmination of efforts and mission, we have held a free breakfast for our homeless friends on Thanksgiving morning annually that allows us to to raise awareness, support those in need, celebrate our community’s progress, and come together in fellowship with our homeless neighbors so that we all feel a bit more connected to one another.
We firmly believe that it takes very little to make an impact, and that it is a blessing to be a blessing.