The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

This October, Homes of Light plans to continue our tradition of planting a community garden in Decatur. We were unable to plant the garden last year due to the absence of resources, but are excited to have the means to bring it back this fall. This venture first began...
Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

James McKinney is a super hero. He came to Homes of Light like most clients in hopes of gaining back a piece of a life he once had. He was an Army Ranger for 12 years and moved back to his home town of Detroit after his service. His return home “wasn’t...
President Speaks to DAV in Atlanta

President Speaks to DAV in Atlanta

In Atlanta today, President Barack Obama spoke on several veterans’ issues including: ¬†healthcare,congress taking responsibility for their part in not supporting our veterans, and programs that make it possible for veterans to apply their technical and...
Creating Through The Struggle

Creating Through The Struggle

I met Mike when I first began working for Homes of Light last year. My list of duties at the time included one item : write success stories about the clients. I knocked on the door of Mike (last name withheld) and was greeted by a warm smile and beautiful paintings on...