Community News

Here's some updates from our habitat to yours.

Need plumbing repairs? DeKalb County has a solution for you!

By Rayana Martin | Oct 31, 2023 |

What is the DeKalb Cares Water Repair Program? A county-operated service that provides no-cost plumbing to low-income residents who reside inside DeKalb County.  The program is operated by the county’s Community Development Department and operates on a yearly cycle. The county is currently accepting applications for the program. The application deadline is Dec. 31, 2023. In order…

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Meet Mr. William

By Rayana Martin | Oct 31, 2023 |

William is happy living in Dekalb County.  William was born in January of 1951, in St. Louis, MO as the youngest of four children.  He was educated in the public school system of East. St. Louis and was a graduate of Lincoln High School where he was a good student.  William went on to attend…

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Will you join us on #GivingTuesday?

By Habitat Dekalb | Oct 3, 2023 |

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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A Home Dedication to Remember

By Rayana Martin | Sep 30, 2023 |

It was the beginning of fall, my favorite season, and I woke up excited in anticipation for the changing weather and colors. However, I had another reason to be excited that day because I was attending my first home dedication with Habitat DeKalb. After a quick drive, I arrived and joined the other staff and…

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The Atlanta Foundation Supports Our Aging In Place Program

By Rayana Martin | Sep 28, 2023 |

The Atlanta Foundation has awarded Habitat DeKalb with $7,500 to support our Aging in Place Program (AIP). AIP is designed to address the issues preventing older adults from aging safely by providing affordable home repairs. We do things like install grab bars in bathrooms, build wheelchair accessible ramps, widen doorways, upgrade toilets to be ADA…

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Habitat DeKalb Has Been Selected As A Grant Recipient From The Imlay Foundation

By Rayana Martin | Sep 28, 2023 |

Habitat DeKalb is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a grant recipient from the Imlay Foundation. We received $25,000 for our general operations to provide funding to cover the day-to-day operational expenses that come with running a successful nonprofit and keeping it afloat. Some of the expenses we may finance through a…

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Join Us For Food, Fun, & Fundraising!

By Rayana Martin | Sep 14, 2023 |

I hope you’re ready because we are! We’re back again for a Fall Spirit Night! On Tuesday, October 10th from 5:30pm-8:30pm, we’ll be taking over J.R. Crickets. If you have a Habitat shirt, please where it to Spirit Night and show your support for DeKalb Habitat. Where: 4805 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30345 When:…

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

By Habitat Dekalb | Sep 6, 2023 |

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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Lowe’s Provides $39,600 to Support DeKalb Habitat’s Aging in Place Program

By Rayana Martin | Aug 28, 2023 |

Habitat For Humanity DeKalb was recently awarded $39,600 of grant funding by Lowe’s to support our Aging In Place Program that seeks to help older adults age at home and in communities of their choice. With this funding, Habitat can continue fulfilling its mission to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope by…

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DeKalb Habitat Receives $100,000 from The Home Depot Foundation

By Rayana Martin | Aug 28, 2023 |

Habitat For Humanity DeKalb was recently awarded $100,000 of grant funding by The Home Depot Foundation to support our Aging In Place Program that seeks to help veterans age at home and in communities of their choice. With this funding, Habitat can continue fulfilling its mission to bring people together to build homes, communities, and…

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