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Navy Vet is Latest Homeowner

Navy vet and mother of four is latest Habitat beneficiary (Marietta Daily Journal, September 18, 2017, staff report) A disabled military veteran has a new home in Austell for her family thanks to the efforts of Habitat for Humanity and Nissan. [Picture: From left are Amanda Tucker from UCB, Inc.; Carol Shaddix from Cobb EMC…
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No More Mortgage!

Myra came into our office today to pay off her mortgage! She sat down with us to talk about it. Click here for the video, or read the transcript below. Interviewer: We are here with one of our Habitat homeowners who has just paid off her house.  Tell me about that. Myra:  Thank you.  My…
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Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon

Artists and entertainers’ Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon to support Habitat for Humanity’s recovery efforts  Funds raised during “Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon” will help Habitat assist more families to repair or rebuild their homes Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey will get a boost as one of six beneficiaries…
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Hillgrove Wins State Farm Matching Grant

I’m thrilled to announce that Hillgrove High’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter was awarded a $2,000 State Farm Matching Grant plus a $1,000 Starter Grant award. (The chapter's officers for 2017-2018 are smiling in the picture on the left.) They carry on a tradition started in 2013 by Pope High School’s Campus Chapter, the first…
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Sharon is a ReStore Volunteer

We had a chance to talk with one of the many volunteers who give their time and energy at our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. You can watch the video or read the transcript below. (Shameless plug: The ReStore is located at 3315 S. Cobb Drive, Suite 150, Smyrna, GA 30080. Our hours are 10 am…
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13th Annual Taste of Habitat

The 13th Annual Taste of Habitat Fundraising Event returns on Friday September 22, 2017 from 7 – 9 PM at The Metropolitan Club, 5895 Windward Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30005. Last year more than 50 fabulous chefs from the Lutheran Coalition for Habitat churches shared the foods they love to make. It’s a fun “date night”…
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Modern Woodman of America and Knights of Columbus, Building in Douglas

Terry Henley from Modern Woodman of America presents a check to NW Metro Atlanta Habitat Board member Frank Moran and CEO, David McGinnis. Modern Woodman of America provided funds to match the proceeds from the Knights of Columbus golf tournament held this spring in Douglasville. Both organizations have provided generous support to NW Metro Atlanta…
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2nd Annual Volunteer Celebration

This past Tuesday, we met to thank the many volunteers who have served on our Construction Committee and Family Services Committees. These great people have generously given their time and energy. We really appreciate all they have done. We shared Varsity burgers and hot dogs and a few laughs on the grounds of the First…
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From One Family to Another

At a recent Marietta house dedication, the new homeowner shared that the house she was moving into had originally belonged to the grandmother of one of the volunteers.  Click here or on the picture to watch the video or read the transcript below. New Homeowner: This gentleman just shared with me, this was your mom’s...…
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