Category Archives: Homeowner Story

‘There’s no place like home’: Veteran receives home in Douglasville

(11ALIVE.com, November 12, 2018) Marilyn Clark, was honored at a special ceremony and dedication, appropriately on Veteran's Day. Clark, a native of Douglasville, said "There's no place like home and I'm proud to be back." Author: Hope Ford Published: 6:04 PM EST November 11, 2018 Updated: 7:28 AM EST November 12, 2018 A veteran who…
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NWMAHFH dedicates in Mableton its 10th house of 2018

(Marietta Daily Journal, November 5, 2018) Smyrna-based NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity announced that it dedicated its 10th home of 2018 to the Lexima family in Mableton on Oct. 27. (Picture:  Volunteer house leader Tom Simcox and volunteer crew leader Craig Tucker pose with the Lexima family in front of their new Habitat home…
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Helping Our Veterans in Need

Neil Kessler is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Army. Neil is on full disability as a result of service-related injuries. Neil reached out to NW Metro Atlanta Habitat because his physical limitations prevent him from maintaining his house, and he needed assistance with extensive roof repairs to keep his wife and young children…
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High Five to Homeowner Binta Dibba!

Habitat homeowner Binta Dibba will be the first to tell you that homeownership transforms lives. Binta is a recent KSU honors graduate with Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Systems Management with a concentration in health information technology. “I've always wanted to have a college degree,” said Binta.   When I graduated high school back in…
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Austell Habitat home dedicated to Purple Heart veteran

(Marietta Daily Journal, July 16, 2018) Smyrna-based NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Lockheed Martin, The Home Depot Foundation and Nissan dedicated a Habitat house to veteran homeowner Brian Quinones in Austell on July 7. (Pictured above: Above: State Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick, middle, and various veterans’ groups were on hand to dedicate the house in Austell to…
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Cobb high school coalition dedicates its Habitat Build

(Marietta Daily Journal, May 20, 2018) AUSTELL — Habitat for Humanity club students from Campbell, Hillgrove, Kennesaw Mountain, Pope, Sprayberry, Walton and Wheeler High Schools recently gave the Baidoo family a new, affordable place to call home. The 9-week build, which began in February, was officially dedicated to the family of three on May 12.…
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Breaking Ground on First Ever All Veteran Neighborhood in Douglasville

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground on First Ever All Veteran Neighborhood in Douglasville First of Eight Homes to Hammer ‘First Nail’ on May 5 NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that on May 5 the ‘first nail’ will be hammered on the first house located in the…
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A Day of Celebration

Last Saturday, representatives from Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and the Anheuser-Busch Foundation joined our staff and our newest Homeowner to dedicate their newly built home in Powder Springs. The ceremony highlighted the multi decade long Habitat sponsorship by both churches and a new local sponsorship by Anheuser-Busch. The house…
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