When DePriest Waddy attended Families First’s 21st annual Dining for a Difference in April 2019 he was moved by the personal success stories shared. When he learned Families First was seeking a new CEO, he knew that he wanted to help make difference for children and families in need across Georgia. With more than 30 […]
With tears in her eyes, Ms. Charlene Hughley stopped for a final hug, then walked out of the Families First Family Resource Center towards home, her arms filled with lunches and book bags for her 12 grandchildren. This summer Families First held an eight-week feeding program for families in the Gardens at Washington Park apartments […]
In January 2017, Dante, a newly single father, found himself thrust in the role of sole caregiver with no idea of how to provide for his young daughter. For this struggling father, our Early Learning program became a lifeline of support. “Single dads need support,” Dante says, “I still have to learn how to engage […]
Prep-A-Scholar 2019 The average family can spend $685 on supplies to send their children back to school. For families supported by Families First, most struggle to afford the high costs associated with returning to the classroom. But thanks to friends and supporters like you, our Prep-A-Scholar Back to School Drive sent 433 youth from our […]
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