Pat McDonough and Denise Townsend at HomeFirst event

United Way partners with HomeFirst Initiative to Begin Eradication of Homelessness in Gwinnett County

Homelessness in Atlanta is a growing epidemic, and the suburbs are not immune. Of the communities surrounding the city of Atlanta, Gwinnett County has the third largest homeless population, with nearly 800 reported “homeless persons” in 2015. Homelessness is detrimental for countless reasons, but one reason, in particular, is burdening Gwinnett County’s communities. The desperation…