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 |

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 |

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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