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Over 250 High School Students Come Together to Build Habitat Home

Students from Wheeler, Walton, Pope, Kennesaw Mountain and Campbell High Schools Fundraise and Build Home for a Deserving Family in Austell   Two young girls and their mother, Natasha (last name withheld), will move into a new, affordable home in Austell all thanks to more than 350 selfless teenagers who are members of Habitat Clubs…
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Meet Mr. Douglas

Meet Mr. Douglas, a Habitat homeowner and a veteran. He served for two years in the Air Force and later joined the Air Force Reserves. In 2006, Mr. Douglas was deployed to Kuwait with the 386 Aerial Port Squadron.  He was in a boom explosion and received a brain injury, which resulted in Post Traumatic…
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CPR Training @NWmetATLHabitat

On Thursday, March 26, 18 Gray Ghosts were certified in CPR by the American Red Cross. Billy Galmon, American Red Cross Instructor, brought 18 CPR dummies to our office to teach us how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults. All the Gray Ghosts attendees successfully completed the five-hour course and received a…
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Citi Foundation Provides $20,000 Grant to NW Metro Atlanta Habitat Affiliate

Local Grant Complements Volunteer Efforts by Citi Employees in Atlanta March 25, 2015 – This year, Citi Foundation has provided the NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity affiliate with a $20,000 grant to support their 2015 home-building goals. Atlanta-based Citi employees, who actively volunteer with the affiliate, presented the organization with the ceremonial check during…
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Building a House, Building a Life

Habitat for Humanity starts building season in Mableton, hopes to build 16 this year NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity kicked off its 2015 building season last month on Valentine’s Day, by starting a new home in Mableton for a mother and her 6-year-old daughter. “It was a cold day, but everyone came out to…
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Lending Many Helping Hands

To celebrate Valentine's Day, NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity spread the love for a Mableton mother and her six-year-old daughter by starting the build on their new home. The day, part of the Hearts and Hands for Habitat event, also kicked off the affiliate's 2015 building season. Over 30 volunteers and the Habitat family raised…
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Cobb Chamber First Monday Breakfast

The Marietta Daily Journal was on hand January 12 for the Cobb Chamber's monthly First Monday Breakfast at the Galleria Center. These pictures were published in their Life and Style section, page D3, January 25. The top picture shows Mike Christian, NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, board member and Camille Cordak, Director of Development.…
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East Cobb Students Play Santa Through Habitat Project

Students from the Habitat for Humanity campus chapter at Pope High School in East Cobb played Santa for four deserving families in Cobb County. On Dec. 17 the students dropped off four carloads of presents at the Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity offices. “This year, as a board, we decided as our way of…
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A Word From Our Sponsors

The sponsors from our first build of 2015 were kind enough to speak about their experience working with NW Metro Atlanta Habitat to build homes, communities and hope. Watch what they have to say below. Habitat Sponsor Compilation from NW Metro Atl Habitat on Vimeo.
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Raising Walls in Real Time

We've shown you a work day in fast forward so now we want to show you real time. Watch the video below to see all four walls raised on our first build of 2015! Habitat Wall Raising from NW Metro Atl Habitat on Vimeo.
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