Former SFO Intern Wins Big for DV Client

Published: February 27, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Ms. T came to the Safe Families Office after her husband became violent when he felt as though she was watching TV too loudly. He spent the night pointing a gun at Ms. T and repeatedly threatening to kill her while the children slept in the other room.

“The pipes can’t handle it.”

Published: February 27, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Soon after renting a house, Ms. Ryan discovered a serious mold problem and an overflowing toilet. Instead of making repairs, the landlord instructed her to throw her used toilet tissue in a garbage can because “the pipes can’t handle it.” The dispute led to an eviction filing.

Letter from the Leadership: So Much More Than Shoes

Published: February 23, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

I started working at AVLF about three years ago. Five days into my employment, I was standing on the 16th floor of King & Spalding, watching in bewilderment as two people deftly constructed a 10-foot stiletto shoe out of hundreds of red balloons.

Gather Good Blogs about AVLF

Published: February 22, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Founded in 2016, Gather Good shares stories about people, causes, events, and resources that create stronger communities throughout Atlanta. Their vision is to celebrate a social sector that openly collaborates, connects, innovates, and shares with one another.

AVLF Featured on the Good Works Show

Published: February 22, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Goodwill of North Georgia’s Good Works Show is a weekly radio show that highlights leaders and organizations making a positive impact on our community. On February 4, Michael Lucas was a featured guest.

Don’t Miss PurSHOEing Justice!

Published: January 30, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

The Fourth Annual AVLF PurSHOEing Justice, which is presented by Esquire Deposition Solutions and benefits AVLF’s Safe Families Office, will feature a giant silent auction, exciting vendors, excellent food and drink, and a dynamic guest of honor.