Category Archives: Sponsor Story

Habitat Dedicates Two New Homes

(Marietta Daily Journal, December 7, 2017) NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, at 1625 Spring Road in Smyrna, dedicated two homes in Marietta on Dec. 2 thanks to The Cobb Catholic Coalition for Habitat, Citi Retail Services and Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. The dedication was for homes on Chestnut Hill Drive in Marietta. These…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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