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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Howard School Students Learn About Homelessness

Howard School Students

The Howard School hosted an educational day of service on Valentine’s Day. The lower school students created welcome home baskets filled with cleaning supplies and paper goods for CaringWorks clients. Students learned about homelessness and how they can be part of ending homelessness, one family at a time. Click here to learn more about The…

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Did You Know There Are Four Types of Homelessness?

Four Types of Homelessness

When most people see someone who is homeless, they assume that they have been that way for a long time. The truth is, there is much more to the lives of the unhoused men, women, and children around us than meets the eye. There are various nuances to the experience of homelessness and each person…

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Beauty from Ashes: Raven’s Journey

As a senior credit analyst, Raven was on a successful career path at a major bank. But over the course of five years, the stress and strain of the position grew to the point where it took a heavy toll on her physical and mental health. Finally, one day things came to head when she…

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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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“Honoring Georgia Veterans,” Closer Look with Rose Scott

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On Thursday’s special Veteran’s Day edition of Closer Look with Rose Scott, CaringWorks CEO Dr. Carol Collard sat down with program host Rose Scott to discuss the continuing challenges and successes of helping our veterans who are experiencing homelessness. It’s projected that at least 762 veterans in Georgia are unsheltered, with 191 of those based…

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