Recent Posts by

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat dedicates U.S. military veterans’ new home

(Marietta Daily Journal, November 19, 2017) Jacqueline Williams, a U.S. military veteran, celebrated becoming a first time homeowner on Veterans Day. Thanks to the sponsorship from Lockheed Martin Corp. and The Home Depot Foundation, Williams will be moving into a brand new home in Austell. Volunteers from both companies worked on Saturdays for nine weeks…
Read more

2017 Georgia Gives Day

  Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity has joined the #GA Gives, #GivingTuesday movement! November 28 is the global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. #Donate.
Read more

Matthew’s Story

Veteran Has Safe Home for Teenage Son Matthew is a joy-filled, disabled U.S. Army veteran who served our country in Germany. After his military service, with his limited fixed income, he and his teenage son could only afford non-handicap accessible apartments in unsafe neighborhoods. Thanks to Habitat, Matthew's handicap accessible home was dedicated and proudly…
Read more

Warm Welcome

(Marietta Daily Journal, November 3, 2017) Staff Reports On Oct. 28, Peach State Health Plan dedicated a new home to a family in Marietta through its partnership with Smyrna-based NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. (Pictured above: Taven Hike, VP KeyBank, the new Habitat homeowner, and Chevron Cardenas, VP Operations Peach State Health Plan.) [caption…
Read more

Our Most Recent Dedication

Team members from Peach State Health Plan and KeyBank joined a new Habitat homeowner for the dedication of his new home located in the Marietta City limits. This home is the ninth built by NW Metro Atlanta Habitat in Cobb County this year and the 477th in the non-profit’s 31-year history. “There is a great…
Read more

Tiffany’s Story

Disabled Military Vet Now Has Family Home Tiffany is a U.S. Navy Veteran with permanent disabilities sustained while serving our country. This single mother is raising two young children while enduring many daily physical challenges. Thanks to Habitat, Tiffany, her son and daughter now have a handicap accessible, 3-bedroom home with a front lawn for…
Read more

Mary’s Story

Habitat Homeowner Marilyn "Mary" Gonzalez of Powder Springs relocated from Puerto Rico eight years ago, seeking a better quality of life. Mary had two goals - a home of her own and a home where she could invite her parents to live permanently. These goals seemed unattainable as Mary worked three jobs just to pay…
Read more

2017 Keys to Hope Sponsor and Homeowner Celebration!

Sponsors and Homeowners from 2016 & 2017 gathered for an evening of celebration and reunion at our Annual Keys to Hope Celebration. All attendees had a fabulous time. The evening was highlighted by 2017 Habitat homeowner Monica Lynch sharing her journey to homeownership. Monica faced challenges similar to what many of our Habitat homeowners face…
Read more

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…
Read more

Recent Comments by

No comments by yet.