Give on November 17

Meet the Jones family. They dream big. Won't you help homeless families like theirs keep dreaming by making a gift to Nicholas House today? We are calling on our community of support-- that means you-- to help us raise $10,000 by midnight on November 17, Georgia Gives Day!

Meet the Jones family.  They dream big.  
Won't you help homeless families like theirs keep dreaming by making a gift to Nicholas House today?  We are calling on our community of support-- that means you-- to help us raise $10,000 by midnight on November 17, Georgia Gives Day!

Lachelle Jones and her six children became homeless after she left her children’s alcoholic father, then was ordered to bed rest while pregnant with her youngest.  Forced to quit her job to ensure the healthy delivery of her son, she had to use up all of her savings just to pay day-to-day bills.  She left the hospital after giving birth with nowhere to go.

After spending time in shelters that either separated her from her two teenage sons or required her family to move every week, Lachelle found Nicholas House.  Lachelle was accepted into our Homeless to Homes program, which allowed her to keep her entire family together while she lived in a rent-subsidized apartment. Working closely with a case manager, Lachelle was able to set aside enough money for a new car, the up-front costs to move to a new home, and an additional $1,000 in savings.

This summer, Lachelle graduated from the Homeless to Homes program and moved her family into a 4-bedroom rental home. She works full-time at a daycare and is close to completing her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, with plans to advance her career and increase her salary by working in the county school system.  She is saving to buy a house and is thrilled to be back on track and planning for the future.

Thanks to Nicholas House programs and Lachelle’s drive to succeed, she and her children are free to dream with the hopes of those dreams coming true.

Won’t you help homeless families dream—and make those dreams a reality—by making a gift to Nicholas House today?

Bridging the Digital Divide
Exciting news: RentPath donated 40 refurbished Lenovo ThinkPad laptops for use by the families in our programs!
Access to technology, including computers and the internet, can pose a significant challenge to those experiencing homelessness and poverty.  This generous gift will help our families most in need bridge the digital divide, giving them a leg up as they apply for jobs, look for new homes, and pursue their education.
Angels for Nick Recognized
We were able to recognize our most loyal and long-time supporters, our Angels for Nick, with a ceremony in our Garden of Appreciation this last month.  They each received engraved river stones to be placed in the garden for our families, visitors, and staff to enjoy in the years to come.
Want to know who our Angels are?  Visit their page on our website!
Adopt-a-Family Sponsors Needed
You can make a difference in the lives of homeless families around the holidays.
Would you like to sponsor a Nicholas House family for the holidays by providing them with gifts from their wish list? 
Email Norma to sign up!