Breaking the Cycle of Homeless, Poverty and Domestic Violence
- 1991 – We began as an outreach ministry of Christ Episcopal Church in Norcross, GA as Rainbow House in a leased house (pictured above) that church members converted into a duplex for two homeless families.
- 1995 – Rainbow Village, Inc. became an independent registered 501(c) (3) non-profit, operating for charitable purposes.
- 1998 – Scott and Jacqueline Hudgens donated $500,000 to purchase two quadraplexes in Duluth, GA.
- 2007 – The Hudgens Family Foundation made a second contribution of $500,000 to acquire property adjacent to the existing village for future expansion.
- 2011 – Launched an $8.8 million capital campaign to construct an all-inclusive village, expand programs, offer on-site child care, and triple the number of families served.
- 2012 – Opened the Family Service Center and two newly constructed apartment buildings.
- 2015 – Opened a third new apartment building and the Early Childhood Development Center.
- 2016 – Celebrated 25 years of serving homeless families with children with a slate of commemorative events and completion of the five-year capital campaign.
- 2017 – Opened two newly constructed apartment buildings, completing our all-inclusive village and increasing capacity from 18 to 30 families!
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