"I Feel Like I’m an American" December 13, 2015 the Karlar Family received their home. Rebecca Karlar is originally from Liberia. She and her family moved to the United States 5 years ago and is now a U.S. Citizen. She has 2 sons, a daughter, and a granddaughter. Rebecca’s daughter remains in Liberia, and her
Welcome Home Yaro-Fieglo Family! On August 30, 2015, Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb welcomed the Yaro-Fieglo family to their home on Ravenwood Lane in Lithonia. The family was blessed with an extra special gift of being chosen for THE GMC Longest Yard Sale Challenge. We were very thankful to be the chosen affiliate this year for the
The Safdar/Stepanova Family Home Dedication Ali Safdar and Lidiya Stepanova are a refugee family, Ali is from Afghanistan and Lidiya is from Russia. Ali and Lidia both speak several different languages and have demonstrated great success in their English classes over the last year. They have been in Georgia for 3 years. Prior to their Habitat home,
The Searles family is home! Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb, sponsor SunTrust bank employees, volunteers that helped build the home, and new neighbors came together to dedicate the home to the Searles family on June 20, 2015. Ms. Searles and her entire family of four put in over 250 sweat equity hours at various Habitat projects with
Tucker First Baptist Church, first work day of three, at Dillard Crossing. Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb’s actual neighbors, Tucker First Baptist, put in many sweat equity hours to turn the Dillard Crossing townhouse into a home for the Watsons.
Ashworth College including CEO, Robert Klapper, cleaning up the Breakwater Terrace home while the rest of the team paints and hangs doors inside. Habitat for Humantiy -DeKalb welcomed them back to celebrate their annual graduation service event for a second year.