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More than a dinner, a way out of poverty

Did you know that dining with friends has the potential to help homeless women and children out of poverty? Don’t believe us? Here’s proof. Because so many of our friends supported our 2017 dinner-dance fundraiser, so far in 2018 My Sister’s Place has been able to: Provide 1,100 nights of shelter for the homeless. Give […]

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Summer Creates Stress for Working Families

School is out for the summer. Now what? Summer vacation? Chill time at home enjoying your little ones? For many working families with school-aged children, summer break is the equivalent of a pop quiz for most students. Something to dread, not look forward to. Summer Burdens When school is in, working parents can breathe easy […]

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Join Our Team: Now Hiring

Come be a part of our mission to help women and children overcome the obstacles that lead to their homelessness. Applicants should have a heart to serve others, be an independent worker and have an outgoing personality. Interviews will begin immediately for qualified candidates and will continue until the positions are filled with just the […]

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A Hand Up for the Homeless

In the first 16 weeks of 2018, we have already served 2,130 nutritious meals. While we make sure that our kitchen is stocked with supplies so the residents in our homeless shelter can prepare their own breakfast, lunch and snacks, our family-style dinners are prepared with care by staff and volunteers. When bellies are full, […]

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Working Together to Serve the Homeless

Although My Sister’s Place is located in Gainesville, Georgia homelessness doesn’t have a geographical boundary. In 2017 40% of our homeless residents were from Hall County, however many residents also came from Metro Atlanta (44%). This truly speaks to the lack of resources available to homeless women and children in our region. This is why […]

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Egg-cellent fundraiser hopping into town for Easter

Easter egg hunts are the stuff that childhood memories are made of and now they’re easier than ever for the adults. We’ve taken the work out of it so you can enjoy your holiday and the Easter bunny will still get his time to shine. Totally “egg-cellent,” right?! We can sneak in while the kids […]

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My Sister’s Resale Boutique

June 7, 2017 By B.J. Williams There’s a new place in Gainesville to shop, but it’s a place with a purpose. My Sister’s Resale Boutique on John Morrow Parkway had its official grand opening and ribbon cutting Wednesday morning, announcing to Gainesville that the shop was open for business. The boutique has been in the […]

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