Let Help Help You

Several years ago, Deanna Doege made the difficult and brave decision to leave a toxic relationship and break a cycle of substance abuse. A single mother to two girls, Deanna faced many obstacles, including homelessness and having her girls placed in foster care. It wasn’t always a smooth journey, but Deanna was determined to get…

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Things are Turning Around

After a troubled past, including several run-ins with the law, Ray Sellers is grateful for the support he’s receiving through CaringWorks. “Things are turning around for me now since I’m on the program. That’s a blessing.” Ray grew up in Jonesboro, Ga. and was very close to his mom and sister. He lived with his…

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Feeling Blessed

Although Connie Walker grew up in close-knit loving family, she didn’t feel like she fit in. “I always felt like an outcast,” she said. The oldest of eight siblings, Connie worked hard to help take care of her family—including caring for her mother—but she struggled with drug use and relapsed after her mother passed away.…

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It’s Never Too Late

Reggie McKenzie had plans to attend Morehouse College and become an educator when he got out of the Army in 1979. But after experiencing a series of tragic events— including the brutal murder of his sister—Reggie spiraled down a path of drug and alcohol addiction that would last for 25 years. Throughout the years, Reggie…

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CaringWorks is collecting cleaning supplies for families in need

CaringWorks is hosting a drive for cleaning supplies. Donors have several options for giving: items can be purchased from a designated Amazon wish list here, donations can be made on the CaringWorks website here and specify the donation is for cleaning supplies, or cleaning supplies can be brought to the CaringWorks headquarters located at 2785 Lawrenceville Hwy,…

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“Homeless receive gifts for the holidays in Metro-Atlanta,” South Metro Neighbor

McKesson Technologies Gifts

Neighbor Newspapers reported on clients of Decatur-based CaringWorks, one of the largest providers of supportive housing for those experiencing homelessness in the metropolitan Atlanta area, receiving items from their Christmas wish list thanks to generous donations from the team at McKesson Technologies. “I feel appreciated and like you care. Not just giving the gifts, but…

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CaringWorks McKesson Cares Deliveries

CaringWorks McKesson Cares Deliveries

McKesson provided 70 personalized gifts to over 30 CaringWorks’ clients in the past few days. Clients created their lists, including both “needs” and “wants” and McKesson employees in the technology division were happy to fulfill their wishes for the holidays. Deliveries will continue next week. You can help fulfill the wishes for the 90 men…

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November is Homelessness Awareness Month: 3 encouraging things you need to know

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The man holding a sign at a busy intersection. The woman asking for help in a crowded parking lot. These occurrences and many more serve as frequent reminders of the heartbreaking issue of homelessness that is prevalent throughout communities across Georgia––a very discouraging fact. But this November during Homelessness Awareness Month, we want to shed…

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