Category Archives: Sponsor Story

IAHSP Gives a Hand Up, Not a Handout

A big shout out to Jan Smith and her crew, members of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP), Atlanta Chapter. Jan contacted NW Metro Atlanta Habitat last month to ask if we might be able to work with their chapter on their annual community service project. IHSP primarily works with homeowners and realtors…
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Cobb Association of Realtors Participates in 2018 Build

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat received $10,000.00 from the Cobb Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at their general membership meeting on Wednesday September 20, 2017. The proceeds came from a number of CAR events this year, including their Multi-Million Dollar Club Celebration, New Home Expo and Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The donation will go toward CAR’s participation…
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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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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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Home Sweet Home

Andrea Blackstone, 42, cries in the living room of her new Smyrna home Thursday morning. The Habitat for Humanity house was constructed for Blackstone, who works two jobs while looking after three children, four grandchildren and her mother. / Staff-Shaddi Abusaid (Marietta Daily Journal, 06/30/2017) By Shaddi Abusaid, sabusaid@mdjonline.com SMYRNA — There wasn’t a dry eye…
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Habitat, partners give back to local Army vet

(Douglas County Sentinel, June 18 at 1:02am) A Douglas County veteran and his family will have a proper roof over their heads as a result of a partnership between the Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Owens Corning and Ridge Valley Exteriors for the Roof Deployment Project. The three partners were on site Friday morning…
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Publix Builds in Powder Springs with Habitat

(Marietta Daily Journal, Friday, 2 June 2017, exerpt) Publix Super Market employees around metro Atlanta joined together to build a new Habitat home with Smyrna-based NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Construction on the house began on May 20 in Powder Springs. This Habitat house, funded by Publix Super Market Charities, is part of their…
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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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Publix Super Markets Charities Donates $5.5 Million

  Publix Super Markets Charities Donates $5.5 Million to Habitat for Humanity Affiliates   LAKELAND, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 -- Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) announced today that it would donate $5.5 million to Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the Southeast. The donation will provide funding to over 120 affiliates and build more than 60…
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