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Women Build 2018 to Start Hammering in May

Grab your hammers Cobb County ladies, the NW Metro Atlanta Habitat will be kicking off the first of its kind all Women Build in in the City of Marietta on May 5. The new home build, located on Chestnut Hill Drive, Marietta, is in conjunction with the Habitat for Humanity National Women Build Week. Teams of…
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We Build Houses

At Habitat, we are always thinking about building houses. Every person, every day. So, when our mailbox got destroyed and we had to replace it, what do you think we did? (Thank you, Paul Chicoine, Bonnie Willis and Wayne Lewis, our creative and talented construction staff, who put this together. They assure us that all…
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New Sponsor: Stalling Insurance Agency, Inc.

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce our partnership with Stallings Insurance Agency, Inc. They will be a sponsor for our upcoming Senior Veteran new home build in Douglasville. The primary goal of Stallings Insurance Agency, Inc. is to create comprehensive insurance packages based on and tailored to your specific situation. They…
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Women Build Pay by Check

If you choose to donate by check, please make sure you include the your name, address, email, phone number and the name of the campaign, "2018 Women Build." Make out your check to NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.  Mail it or drop it off at 1625 Spring Road SE, Smyrna, GA 30080. You will still…
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Campbell HS Spirit Night at Los Bravos

Los Bravos is hosting Spirit Night, benefitting the Campbell High School Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter.  On Monday, February 12, 2018, dinner proceeds will be given to fund the next house for the Cobb High School Coalition.  We invite you to participate at the Los Bravos Mexican Restaurant, 4480 S. Cobb Drive, Smyrna, GA 30080. …
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Paul Ascari Joins NWMA Habitat for Humanity

We are happy to announce the appointment of Paul Ascari as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Paul Ascari (picture: left) is replacing Bill Alexander (picture: right), who is retiring this spring. Most recently, Ascari served as chief financial officer for the Cobb and Douglas Community Services Board. Prior to that, he served as vice president of financial planning and…
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2018 Chrys Street Scholarship

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chrys Street Scholarship.  Chrys Street was inspired by Habitat for Humanity founder, Millard Fuller.  He encouraged building simple, decent houses for low-income families in their community using volunteer labor and donations, and requiring repayment only of the cost of the materials used. …
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Construction Committee Honors Volunteers

Members of NW Metro Atlanta Habitat’s construction committee celebrated 2017 accomplishments at their 2018 kick-off meeting last week. The annual awards banquet was previously cancelled due to the December snow. The group, comprised mostly of retirees, directed and supervised the building of 13 new Habitat homes in 2017. The volunteers provide construction guidance and direction…
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A Lasting Tribute

A retired 30-year art teacher and Cobb County resident frequently drops checks by our headquarters to honor a friend or family member "in lieu of flowers". We recently asked Ms. Park about her motivation. Even though she graduated from Osborne High School, she attended 21 different schools as her family frequently moved around. "Home ownership…
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Senior Veteran Home Repair Program

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce their continuing partnership with The Home Depot Foundation, which generously supports the Senior Veteran Critical Repairs program. Only senior veterans (50-years-old or older) of the U.S. Armed Forces who own their own homes are eligible for this program. Critical home repairs focus on three main…
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