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Posts by Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity

Update: Our Response to Coronavirus

We are anticipating when we can safely welcome volunteers back on our build sites. At this time, we have made the decision for volunteer build days to resume on Saturday, May 30th. We will continue to closely monitor recommendations from Habitat for Humanity International and the CDC regarding the Covid-19 outbreak. We know that safe,…

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Better Homes, Brighter Futures: Year 1 in review

In 2019, Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity launched the Better Homes, Brighter Futures campaign. Recognizing the critical need for affordable housing and home repairs in Gwinnett County, we are committed to doubling the number of families we serve. As we complete the first year of this campaign, we wanted to give you an update on the…

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International Women Build Week

March 1-8, 2020 Habitat for Humanity International, Lowe’s and approximately 6,000 women volunteers will unite in more than 235 communities in the United States, India and Canada for International Women Build Week from March 1-8 to highlight the global need for safe and affordable housing. A prelude to International Women’s Day, the global event aims…

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Meet Hamid & Bouchra + family

“Our home already means three things to us:Stability – something that any individual looks forward to having for their family.Safety – we will get to know our neighbors and know that our children are safe.Investment – we will work hard and know that this home is ours to invest in.” Hamid & Bouchra Bouchra has…

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Meet Cherone + family

“This opportunity is bigger than just a home. This home gives us stability, mentally and financially. I feel like this is a step towards normalcy. Since my dad died, I haven’t had that. This is amazing and I’m just really grateful.” Cherone The saying goes, home is where the heart is. And though that is…

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One More Move

Bouchra has moved 13 times since coming to the United States in 2007. Stability means everything to her and her family. If she and her husband, Hamid, hadn’t been accepted to Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity, they would be facing another potential temporary move. This family of five, one being Bouchra’s elderly mother, is currently living…

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