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Thank You

We would like to thank John Delves for his many years of service to the North West Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. He was appointed to our Board of Directors in 2014. He was the St. Joseph Catholic Church representative in the Cobb Catholic Coalition, which has been building with our affiliate for 27 years.…
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Habitat Hustle 5k Race

For her senior project at Cornerstone Prep Academy, Madison Locke created the Habitat Hustle 5K to benefit NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. This race will be held March 9, 2019, at 8 a.m. at the Allatoona Creek Park in Acworth. Madison became involved with our affiliate as a volunteer on a build site. On…
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Hillgrove/Longhorn Fundraiser

Hillgrove High School Habitat Student Chapter was busy last year raising funds to support of the 2019 Cobb High School Coalition Habitat house. They sold tickets for two seatings for breakfast on December 1st at the West Cobb Longhorn Steak House. The students served as host/hostesses, delivered plates, took orders for drinks and generally pitched…
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Looking for Volunteers for the Family Selection Committee

COMMITTEE PURPOSE AND SCOPE The purpose of the Family Selection Committee is to assist potential Partner Families through the application process and make recommendations of families for Habitat homes, as well as to approve families for homes.  The committee sets the tone for the relationship with Partner Families and helps to educate the public, Habitat…
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Jessica Gill, Our New President & CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (January 8, 2019) Smyrna, GA— NW Metro Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has named Jessica Gill as the new President & CEO. Gill has been the Interim Director for the past 6 months. Gill brings extensive experience in serving the residents of Cobb County and…
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‘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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Nasabu’s Smiles – A Story from Our Partner, Habitat Uganda

"Each time the Habitat team meets Nasabu, they are welcomed with her warm smile," Charles, the project officer, told the Habitat team that had come to pay a visit. "On the day we conducted the family assessment for vulnerable families in dire need of shelter, I was struck by the warm smile despite the sorry…
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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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My Hope Was Restored – A Story from Our Partner, Habitat Uganda

Betty saw us coming and started dancing happily! One could easily see the excitement on her face when she saw the our vehicle approaching her home in Kumi. She shouted, "Habitat eyalama eyalama" in Ateso loosely translating,  "You are welcome! You are welcome!!" Betty is one of four children, living with her widowed mother, Helen.…
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Zirabamuzaale James – A Story from Our Partner, Habitat Uganda

James, aged 22 yrs, is from the family of Gayimba Monic that benefited from Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children program with a new house, shower stall, VIP-Latrine and a 300 liter water harvesting tank. In 2013, James’ dreams to complete the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) were shattered because his father’s chronic illness…
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