Community News

Here's some updates from our habitat to yours.

Truist Lighthouse Project: Repair work for a deserving senior

By Habitat Dekalb | Aug 31, 2022 |
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…

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‘My family needed your help … and you gave’

By Habitat Dekalb | Aug 21, 2022 |

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…

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Cars for Homes: Thank you Anne!

By Habitat Dekalb | Jul 4, 2022 |
Donate cars for HFHD

We love a good story! And they don’t just come from the families we serve. This one comes from a recent “Cars for Homes” program donation. If you’re not familiar…

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One Million Black Women/Goldman Sachs Grant Recipient

By Habitat Dekalb | Jun 23, 2022 |
Sharon Steele

We are thrilled to receive a Black Women Impact Grant from Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women. Launched in partnership with Black women-led organizations, the One Million Black Women initiative,…

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Memorial Day Celebration – Meet Mr. Edward

By Habitat Dekalb | May 23, 2022 |

What happens when Memorial Day weekend, National Home Improvement Month, and the ongoing need to help our DeKalb County veterans all converge? We keep doing what we do every weekend!…

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Mother’s Day Message from Sharon Steele, Executive Director

By Habitat Dekalb | May 5, 2022 |
Mother's Day

“A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.”  -Raplh Waldo Emerson But, what if you’re a mother trying to build your home,…

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Where We Are & What’s Next For Us

By Habitat Dekalb | Apr 26, 2022 |
Volunteerism

We are so excited to see spring weather and hope you are, too. For us that means even more volunteers on our active repair projects that help veterans and seniors…

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April is National Volunteer Month

By Habitat Dekalb | Apr 18, 2022 |
Volunteerism

This month, we salute the 300 individuals and 18 groups that have volunteered with us for their unwavering service to Habitat for Humanity-DeKalb. They are instrumental in achieving our mission…

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Veteran Home Repair is given a boost by a grant from the Home Depot Foundation

By Habitat Dekalb | Feb 22, 2022 |

We opened the New Year with good news for U.S. veterans in DeKalb County. The Home Depot Foundation approved a grant in the amount of $100,000 for our Veteran Home…

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Retirement, a safe home, and time to make a difference

By Habitat Dekalb | Oct 26, 2021 |
Time to make a difference

It is inspiring to see a senior home repair project be a group event. Impressive things can happen when people and organizations come together. This happened for a deserving retiree…

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