Atlanta Journal Constitution: Nonprofit hopes to help Atlanta’s homeless…

Nonprofit hopes to help Atlanta’s homeless find work and homes
by Raisha Habersham, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

A little more than a year ago, Moma Sayplay lived out of his car.

The Liberia native, who moved to Atlanta when he was 11, had been couch surfing at friends’ place after his mother decided to move to California for a fresh start. Sayplay, a student at Atlanta Technical College, decided to stay in Atlanta, but couldn’t quite find his footing.

“My life was out of order, everything I tried to do didn’t work,” he said. “I couldn’t find a stable place to live.”

But then Sayplay, 27, attended a job fair where he was able to find a job and an affordable place to live. Virginia-based nonprofit Shelters to Shutters works to help people like Sayplay find employment and housing…

Read the full story published by the Atlanta Journal Constitution here


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