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Young mom overcomes setbacks, finds business success

She was pregnant and incarcerated.  Schylundye, a former pre-med student at Georgia State University, was in a tough spot and her life felt hopeless. A difficult gallbladder surgery while 20

For the present and the future

Whether it’s the middle of a pandemic or life as normal, people willing to give their time to help others are a blessing. Amber McKnight, a new Home of Hope

Quarantine Catering: Serving from the Heart

When COVID-19 started and people began sheltering at home, it affected Home of Hope in several different ways – including leaving them short-staffed in the kitchen. Executive Director Maureen Kornowa

From struggling to supported: Torielle’s story

“I can’t believe I did this to myself, again.” This was the thought of Torielle, a young, single mother just trying to get by while caring for  her then preschool-aged

Set up for success: Hope of Hope offers young moms the chance to thrive

When you can’t make ends meet, when people are hoping you will fail, when “home” is a hotel room or worse, life seems impossible. That’s where LaToya found herself in

Hear how our moms are working at home during Covid-19

Listen in as Torielle shares how she is adapting to work-at-home life during COVID-19 at Home of Hope.  

Meet Eric Williams, Residential Advisor

“We have an awesome team. They bring a great effort and a great talent to all we do. Our whole goal [as a team] is to provide that therapeutic environment

Working together to make a difference: Hendricks Cares and Home of Hope

It all started with a Google search. That’s how Tafi Jaji, general manager for Rick Hendrick Chevrolet in Duluth, first discovered Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter. Back in

Meet Renita Pollard

She’s been helping moms in need for more than 20 years. Director of Operations Renita Pollard joined the Home of Hope family in 2004. But that’s just part of her

UPS Foundation supports Home of Hope with $11K grant

It’s a testimony to the power of volunteers.  What started years ago with volunteers from the local UPS team has turned into a major grant from the UPS Foundation.  Jeff