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Meet Shannon + Family

Meet Shannon, and her three young children. Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Shannon’s parents are Habitat homeowners. They are actually the ones that encouraged her to apply! Shannon, although young at the time, recalls the building process as very family orientated and brought many culture together. After completing school, she moved to Georgia where she works…

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Meet Abigail + Carlos

Meet Abigail Valdez and her 7 year old son, Carlos. Abigail works in the registration office at a Gwinnett County elementary school. Currently renting a basement apartment, they have endured years of flooding and living in cramped corners. Abigail states that if it wasn’t for Carlos, she would not have started the application process for…

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Meet Grace + family

Meet Grace and her three children, Scott, Julian and Poleen. Before her home build began, we had the opportunity to interview her and meet her children. Grace, a single parent, is from South Sudan. After moving to Georgia, she felt rejected by many people until she found a community within her church. When another Habitat…

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Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity receives third consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the third consecutive time that Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most…

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You are invited! Home Dedications #140 & #141 this month!

It’s already time for our next two home dedications. This build season has been so busy that it has flown by. The families of these homes have dug in and fulfilled their sweat equity hours, not only by working on their own homes but by supporting each other week in and week out. It has been…

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Welcome New Staff Members: Christina & Randi

Christina GreenwoodVolunteer Coordinator Christina Greenwood began working at Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity in June as our new volunteer coordinator. She immediately jumped right in and has begun forming relationships with our volunteers, homeowners, and sponsors on the construction sites. She has also had the opportunity to get her feet wet with an A Brush With…

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NEW: Gwinnett Habitat Coloring Sheets

We are excited to announce the first volume of the Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity’s coloring book! We hope you enjoy coloring while learning about our organization. Click on the Download link below each image to print a PDF. We will continue adding sheets to this page. Is there something about Gwinnett Habitat that you’d like…

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Help build homes across the world

Last year, East Metro Team – Thrivent Financial and Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity teamed up and traveled to the Dominican Republic. They were able to build a home in just over a week for a deserving family. This year, we are ready to travel abroad again, and we want to invite you. June 22-30, a…

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Better Homes, Brighter Futures Campaign

Gwinnett Lights: Campaign Kickoff Last night, Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity gathered with friends, both new and old, to kickoff the Better Homes, Brighter Futures Campaign. Throughout the evening, guests had their photos taken, enjoyed a coffee and cocktail conversation hour and began to find their seats. As everyone sat down with their dinner, they heard…

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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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