Partnering with The United Way – March 5th

On March 5th, we are partnering with United Way of Greater Atlanta to provide 25 Mobile Makeovers at their first ever “Shoe Box Project Fair.” We are looking for three more volunteer barbers or stylists. Please email us if you’re interested.

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Jiffy Lube Pays it Forward – Love Beyond Walls

A few weeks ago, we got an opportunity to tell our story with Jiffy Lube! Today, they released it to the public to view. If you get a moment watch it, and share the Love Beyond Walls story ‪#‎JLHolidayPromo‬ ‪#‎lovebeyondwalls‬

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Bus @ West Ridge Church This Past Sunday!

S/O to @westridgechurch for having us this past Sunday, and talking about the bus during service! Excited about this! Thank you for allowing us to inform the West Ridge family of what we are doing in downtown Atlanta!

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Over 300 – Mobile Makeovers!

Yesterday, we got a chance to make it well over 300 makeovers! We had a young barber named Brittney come and volunteer her services to provide makeovers on the spot in Clayton County.

We met so many wonderful people while out serving! One man named JC was so gracious and encouraging… His words were very touching as he talked and shared his gratitude about life… He sat in the barber’s chair and talked about how God was taking care of him through those that served (in the midst of his hard times).

No. He wasn’t implying that he was a dependent person…

He was simply saying “even when I do not have anything, God finds a way to meet my needs…I couldn’t make it to church but the church came to me…”

He asked us to snap his before and after picture and share it with people to let folks know that he is a human being (although homeless), and he is grateful for those who give their time to uplift those who are oppressed and forgotten. After meeting JC, we connected him to further resources. Below are his pictures!

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We Won The Competition @ Plywood Presents

Yesterday, we found out that we won the idea competition at Plywood Presents! We got a chance to to pitch our idea in front of 800+ Plywood(ers) before five judges.

It was an amazing opportunity, and we cannot wait to get started with furthering our Mobile Makeovers project!

Below is a cool picture from the decision.

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Producing Furniture & Art – Dignity Art

In the last two and a half weeks, we have produced 20 pieces of art out of reclaimed wood (giving dignity and work back to a man transitioning out of homelessness). His name is Bruce, and he is building back the pieces to his life (literally)!

This past weekend, we had a follower reach out and say that she wanted us to see if we could make her two end tables. Well, below is a picture of what we produced today (Bruce & Terence).

With the help of people donating wood and a few tools, we are creating art and helping a man find dignity through work through a program we are launching in the fall called Dignity Art. If you would like to get our program to design you a piece of art, email us at info@lovebeyondwalls.org

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Surpassing our goal

Yesterday, we reached a goal that many thought was impossible! We hit our annual goal and made over 275 people in less than four months with the Mobile Makeovers bus!

After two and a half months of laboring to get the bus ready, the bus hit the road in May and has been giving people dignity since that historical month!

Today, we will begin to blow this goal out of the water by making more people over and connecting people to resources that will help them become self-sufficient!

Below is a picture of our 275th makeover! Thank you if you gave to this project!

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Getting Close to The Goal!

Several months ago, we had a dream! It was simple. Transform an old church bus into a mobile unit that will serve those who are in need. Months later, we have been on the road (two months) and have given out 166 makeovers (we are aiming to do 275)!

In fact, we have seen lives change and transform on the spot. Where does this lead? We are glad you asked. It is leading us toward our next program that will empower those we serve! Details will follow soon. 

Check out some of the pictures below!

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If you would like to give to our #mobilemakeovers bus click [HERE]

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