Category Archives: In the Media

Why Do I Volunteer?

House number six for this year is being sponsored by the Cobb Interfaith Habitat Coalition, the Vinings Lake Church and the Wells Fargo Foundation. A few volunteers on the site spoke on camera about why they build with Habitat.  Click here or on the photo to the left for their words.  You can also read…
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Thirty Cobb students start Habitat home

Thirty Cobb students start Habitat home (Marietta Daily Journal, February 26, 2017) By Jon Gargis jgargis@mdjonline.com MABLETON — Even before they raised up the first wall during their day of work Saturday, volunteers from six Cobb high schools had already laid a solid foundation for what will become a family’s new home. Thirty students from…
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Walton High School Habitat for Humanity Chapter receives $20K State Farm Grant

(Marietta Daily Journal, Wednesday, 15 February 2017) The Walton High School Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter has been selected to receive a $20,000 matching grant from State Farm, the national corporate sponsor of Habitat’s youth programs. Across the country, State Farm is providing grants to more than 30 youth groups to engage youth in Habitat’s home…
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Walton High School Chapter Receives State Farm Grant

Marietta, GA (February 4, 2017) – Walton High School Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter was selected to receive a $20,000 matching grant from State Farm®, the national corporate sponsor of Habitat’s youth programs. The check was presented at February 4, 2017, at the halftime of the 7 p.m. Walton-Pope boys basketball game at the Walton High…
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The Winners Are …

(Marietta Daily Journal, Wednesday, 7 December 2016) The Cobb Chamber named the 2016 Sam Olens Business Community Service Award winners at the December First Monday Breakfast Event, sponsored by Cobb Community Foundation. This year, the award program recognized all 13 businesses nominated as recipients for their contributions to Cobb’s nonprofit organizations. Since the inception of this…
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Archbishop Gregory to Dedicate Two Homes

(Marietta Daily Journal November 19, 2016) HomesHomes Staff reports The community is invited to join Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the Catholic churches of Cobb County and partners at the NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity for the dedication of two new Habitat homes today at 11 a.m. The new Habitat homes are at 432 and…
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Blessed

(Marietta Daily Journal, Sunday, 20 November 2016) By Jon Gargis, jgargis@mdjonline.com Volunteers and officials from six Cobb area Roman Catholic churches and the NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity were on hand in Mableton on Saturday as two new homes were dedicated and presented to the two women who will soon move into them. “As…
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Keys to Hope Celebration

Smyrna, GA (November 3, 2016) – NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity celebrated its 30th anniversary at the 2016 Keys to Hope Celebration on Nov. 3, 2016 at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria. Jonathan Reckford, Habitat for Humanity International President, was the keynote speaker and Governor Roy Barnes served as the master of ceremonies.…
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Our new VP of Development, Andrew Tatnall

Smyrna, GA (October 14, 2016) – Andrew Tatnall joins NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity as the Vice President of Development. Tatnall brings over 20 years of experience and skills in corporate fundraising, operations management and optimizing not-for-profit organizations to his role with NW Metro Atlanta Habitat. In his last role, Tatnall was the Major…
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Chiquita Hawthorne Joins Team

Smyrna, GA (October 12, 2016) – NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity welcomes Chiquita Hawthorne as its Family/Homeowner Services Coordinator As the Family/Homeowner Services Coordinator, she will work with families and future homeowners who are served by NW Metro Atlanta Habitat, and will report to J.J. Currie, the Vice President of Family/Homeowner Services. “I am excited…
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