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LaTonya Gates

LaTonya Gates

Founder & Executive Director

Anthony Gates

Anthony Gates

Director of Operations

Mary Kay Payne

Mary Kay Payne

Development Assistant

Larenzia Lawrence

Larenzia Lawrence

Director of Children's Enrichment and Community Outreach

Susie Judge

Susie Judge

PEP Program Coordinator

Megan Nellen

Megan Nellen

Learning Specialist

Dana Ponder

Dana Ponder

Chief Financial Officer


Meet Our Team

Claire Jackson


Richard Manor

Vice Chairman

Sakia DeLany


Marybeth Edgecomb


Catherine Young

General Member

Mike "Killer Mike" Render

General Member

Susie Judge

General Member

Derrick B. Lockwood

General Member

Justin Giboney

General Member

Chuck Johnston

Board Advisor

Board of Directors

Key Partners

These organizations are vital to the health and sustenance of our program. They support us spiritually, financially and physically through volunteer work.

  • Paradise Mission Baptist Church

  • Atlanta Westside Presbyterian Church

  • Grove Park Renewal

  • Desire Street Ministries

  • Trinity Anglican Church

Affiliate Partners

These organizations are proud sponsors of PAWKids.

  • Food Security For America

  • Orchard Ministries

  • Ravens Nest

  • Northside Church 

  • Jackson Spalding

  • Christ Covenant

  • Bankhead Seafood

  • Maya Moore

  • Julie's Dream

  • Souper Jenny

  • Monday Night Brewing

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We exist to provide families with various resources that will empower and encourage them while promoting Christian values, building stronger communities, and developing self-sufficiency.

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