Habitat for Humanity International’s Global Conference

Habitat for Humanity-International hosted its Global Conference March 27-30th and it was AMAZING! There were hundreds of difference sessions for attendees to choose from, and there were attendees from all around the world-LITERALLY! I got to have breakfast with the head of Habitat for Humanity South Africa. Did you know the best time to visit

You are invited: Annual Volunteer Recognition & Golden Hammer Awards

You’re Invited to Blueprints, Blue Jeans & BBQ A Night of Fun & Celebration Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb is committed to building affordable houses for hard working low-income families. Fulfilling that vision is only possible thanks to dedicated volunteers and generous donors like you! On Saturday, June 24th we will be asking you to join us

Homebuyer Workshop with Operation Hope

On October 31, 2015, we held a Homebuyer Workshop in partnership with Operation Hope. It was an informative event for our family partners, past Habitat applicants, and other families from our community.  All of the families received important information about the home buying process.  This included learning about down payment and closing cost assistance programs, how

Mission Continues and Wounded Warrior Project

The Mission Continues and Wounded Warrior Atlanta Platoon engages local Veterans to complete service projects in the Atlanta area. Their first service project on a Habitat site took place on July 10th in Lithonia with Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb. We were fortunate that a lot of the members had previous construction experience which made for a very productive

2015: Highest Volunteer Participation in Women Build

National Women Build Week by the numbers According to our recent affiliate survey, the 2015 National Women Build Week had the highest volunteer participation to date. More than 23,000 volunteers took part in our eighth annual event, compared to around 12,500 volunteers last year. Here are a few other highlights from the survey: 621 homes

Women Build 2015

Once again, Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb was one of 300 affiliates that took part in Women Build sponsored by Lowe's. On the day before Mother's Day, over 20 women came together to help support the dream of home ownership for a Habitat family. The women worked on the Third Street home. They were able to complete