Category Archives: General Interest

Home Depot Loves Veterans: Non-Profit Day 2017

The Home Depot LOVES Veterans and we do, too! On Friday, November 10, 2017, The Home Depot Military Appreciation Group (MAG) hosted their annual Non-Profit Day event. Home Depot employees gathered at the Home Depot Store Support Center in Atlanta. MAG invited more than 40 Non-Profit agencies to attend the event. Invitees included Habitat for…
Read more

How to Celebrate Your 16th Birthday

When you are a mom with an almost-16-year-old daughter, you ask her the traditional question, “What do you want to do for your birthday?”  When Simone asked Taneli that question, Simone got a very non-traditional answer.  Her daughter wanted to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity. Simone went to work organizing a Sweet Sixteen to remember.…
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. Give a little.  Together we give a lot.  Donate at https://www.gagives.org/c/GGD/a/nwmetroatlantahabitat
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

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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”…
Read more

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…
Read more