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Archive for October 2018

How natural disasters affect Habitat for Humanity

How natural disasters affect Habitat for Humanity The U.S. has seen its share of deadly storms this year. There have been volcanos, fires, droughts, tornados, floods, and hurricanes. Hurricanes Florance and Michael ravaged the Southeast, displacing hundreds of families, Walaka wiped a small Hawaiian island off the map, and Willa just hit Mexico last week.…

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Gwinnett Habitat Attains 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity has attained the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator two years in a row! This highest possible rating verifies that Gwinnett Habitat adheres to sector best practices, executes its mission in a financially efficient way, and has strong financial health and a commitment to accountability and transparency. President of Charity Navigator,…

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Benefits of Homeownership are Undeniable

The benefits of homeownership stay the same: Homeownership leads to greater educational achievements. Children of homeowners are significantly more likely to stay in school until age 17 than children of renters… The graduation rate for children of homeowners is 19 percent higher than for renters, and they are twice as likely to acquire some postsecondary…

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The Story of Tipsy Pig

One afternoon, Terry Lee sat down to watch some television, when a Habitat for Humanity commercial came on. He and his wife, Dale, were already active in their church, but they wanted to do more. When he saw this commercial, curiosity came over him and he immediately started to Google Habitat for Humanity. Through his…

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