Summer Home Maintenance: Tasks That Save You Money in the Long Run

As summer arrives, it’s the perfect time to tackle home maintenance tasks that not only ensure your comfort during the hot months but also save you money in the long run. Regular maintenance can prevent costly repairs, enhance energy efficiency, and prolong the lifespan of your home’s components. Here are some of the most common…

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New Birth Church Volunteers Bring Hope and Hard Work to Habitat DeKalb

On a cloudy, humid morning, the dedicated members of New Birth Church gathered at Habitat DeKalb’s new build location, ready to make a difference. Despite the persistent presence of mosquitoes, the volunteers’ enthusiasm was undeterred. With eagerness and determination, they prepared to dive into the day’s work. The house, now past its initial construction phase,…

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Reflecting on Memorial Day: Honoring Our Heroes

Memorial Day is a time for somber reflection and heartfelt gratitude. This day holds deep significance as we honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Let’s take a moment to remember the courage and selflessness of our fallen heroes, who gave everything to…

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The Hidden Heat Crisis: Protecting Older Adults in Summer

As summer approaches, the warmth and sunshine bring joy to many, but for older adults living in homes needing critical repairs, the season can also pose serious risks. The scorching heat, combined with homes in disrepair, creates a dangerous environment that can threaten the health and safety of our elderly population. Understanding the specific vulnerabilities…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Habitat DeKalb!

Dear Friends This Mother’s Day, we invite you to join us in celebrating the incredible strength, resilience, and love of mothers in our community. At Habitat for Humanity DeKalb, we believe that every mother deserves a safe and stable home where she can build a brighter future for herself and her family. This year, instead…

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