Meet Ms. Tekisha: “This is a dream come true.”

To fully appreciate Habitat for Humanity/DeKalb’s latest project, it’s important, first, to take a step back in time. The year was 2012. President Barack Obama was elected to his second term. Movie-goers caught their first glimpse of “The Avengers.” And during the Summer games in London, Americans won a staggering 48 gold medals.  Closer to…

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Will you join us on #GivingTuesday?

What is Giving Tuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate…

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We’re excited to partner with Roots Down on this home build!

As we come to the final stretch of completing the home build and handing over the keys, we’ve partnered with Roots Down to design and install the landscaping for the home. Roots Down? Founded in 2018, Roots Down is an environmental education firm dedicated to helping developers, HOA’s, and large organizations with the design, installation,…

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Get ready for Giving Tuesday

Coming soon

We hope you are about to enjoy some time seeing folks that are important in your life, or maybe finally get that alone time you need. Either way, we hope you can reflect on the blessings in your life and be thankful for the home that you’re in. We are thankful for you as a…

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New Build Update & Georgia Gives

Georgia Gives

Hello Friends! A few weeks ago we let you know about the process to select a family that purchases a Habitat for Humanity home.Selecting a family is just one part of the Groundbreaking Phase of our new home build. We’ve almost finalized the family selection, and we can’t wait to introduce you to them. We…

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How does a Habitat house become a home?

Habitat Homeownership

Hello friends! October is well under way. And we will be breaking ground on the new home build in just a few weeks. You might be curious – just how does a Habitat home get into the hands of a new homeowner? It’s not a handout, as some people might think. A Habitat Homeowner is……

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DeKalb County Veteran Receives a New Roof

Owens Corning Roofing Project

A DeKalb County Army veteran received a new roof on September 27th from Kaiser Siding & Roofing, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project that gives back to U.S. Military Veterans. The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project is a nationwide effort to show gratitude and honor the…

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Spirit Night at Village Burger

Village Burger Spirit night

We love building strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. We also love a good burger. So, we’ve teamed up with Village Burger in Tucker, Georgia to hold a Spirit Night, supporting Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb Monday, September 19th from 5:30 to 8 p.m! Ten percent (10%) of all proceeds from the evening will benefit our building…

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Truist Lighthouse Project: Repair work for a deserving senior

Senior Home Repair

The Truist team brought two departments out to volunteer on a Senior Home Repair job for their annual Truist Lighthouse Project. Last year, we welcomed eight hard working volunteers from Truist and this year we had the hands of twenty-three people! We were very grateful for the sizable donation that helped to fund the repair…

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‘My family needed your help … and you gave’

How Habitat for Humanity makes a difference – close to home and faraway. by Mark Waligore, Board President When we think of Habitat for Humanity, we sometimes forget about the organization’s global mission. Yes, our fundamental purpose at Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb is to provide a helping hand to those close to home. But…

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