Atlanta Mission Project
Published by DCOCF marketing, April 28th, 2022
DCO Commercial Floors is committed to being a good company steward of our employees’ resources and time. The firm has look to strategically align itself with firms that speak to the passions and concerns of the team members at the company. Recently, DCO Commercial Floors held a professional clothing drive for the Atlanta Mission Community. After working with the Atlanta Mission team this past year, we were deeply moved by the work they are doing to provide shelter and resources to prevent homelessness in the Atlanta area. We knew that we had the perfect opportunity to get our employees involved by conducting a professional clothing drive during our recent employee summit. Our employees from all our offices brought in men’s and women’s professional clothing to donate to the shelter so that they can be used by the residents to use for interviews and daily professional wear.
Near the end of the Great Depression, Atlanta Mission began as a soup kitchen to provide food for displaced, homeless men. Over the last 82 years, we have served thousands of individuals facing homelessness across Metro Atlanta by providing services and transformation to their lives. Here is a glimpse of the journey we have been on since we first opened our doors in 1938 to where we are at today. In 1947, we received 501(3)(c) status and officially became inducted into the community as a nonprofit organization. In addition to providing shelter and food for those experiencing homelessness, we expanded our services in 1967 to offer recovery services to men. The Potter’s House, a 550-acre farm in Jefferson, Georgia, opened as a way to offer long-term residential recovery programs to men faced with addiction. Our recovery services are a vital part of how we operate today. We believe that these services allow our clients to overcome the cause of their homeless by following a holistic approach.
Soon after expanding our services for men, we became the first entity in the city of Atlanta, and the United States, to offer shelter and other services to women experiencing homelessness, in 1969. My Sister’s House, our facility for women and children, expanded in 2003 to provide emergency services and recovery care to 264 women each day. And in 2008, The Shepherd’s Inn, our shelter for men, expanded to feed 1,000 meals and house 450 men every day.
Scope of our Work:
DCO Commercial Floors provided protective wall-cladding and flooring surfaces for the women and children’s facility for the Atlanta Mission. Our project team went in to provide hygienic surfaces in all areas including the playground for safety and functionality.
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