We are dedicated to helping widows and orphans in distress by meeting their spiritual, economic and physical needs through Salvation, Housing, Occupations, Education and Sustenance.
Love Him Love Them began as a non-profit social services organization in 1998 by David and Linda Gunter in the fifth worst crime ridden neighborhood in America, Vine City, Atlanta, Georgia. As real estate investors at that time they had homelessness, drugs and prostitution thrown in their face on a daily basis. They wanted to make a difference so they took one of their rental properties and "turned it into" a homeless shelter. Because funding came from friends and family and not government grants they were free to operate and share Jesus on a daily basis. The shelter and the non-profit was named George’s Place in honor of Linda’s daddy.
As years passed, they moved out of the Atlanta area and closed the shelter in 2003. Love Him Love Them became our new name and our Ministry in Northeast Georgia included an after-school program, jail ministry, providing for foster children and Special Needs Adults and our Annual Thanksgiving Meal for Homeless and Homebound. In 2004, a tragic event occurred that left 5 children who just happened to be Haitians without a mom and dad. On the 17th day of the 7th month of the year 2007, the family living in the Gunter home grew from 2 to 7 with these children who were then the ages of 7 to 17. Because of their new Haitian children, the Gunters and Love Him Love Them increased their focus to include Haiti.