March 11, 2011
Photo by Tori Boone
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Rainbow Village has so many wonderful success stories from the more than 300 families (almost 900 men, women and children) who have found homes and hopeful futures here during the past 22 years. Rainbow Village is a story of hope, transformation and permanently breaking cycles of homelessness, poverty and domestic violence for today and many generations in the future.
It is estimated that 60 percent of the homeless family population in Gwinnett County is children, and 50 percent of the children are under the age of 6. Here are some of the stories Rainbow Village graduates tell about how they became homeless.
Rainbow Village is a transformational housing community for homeless families with children located in Duluth. Most of the heads of households at Rainbow Village are women fleeing lives of domestic violence and poverty.
Holiday party to be held Dec. 17.
Duluth organization in its 20th year helping homeless.
Rainbow Village CEO Nancy Yancey was recently honored by the Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness with the coveted Essential Piece Award.