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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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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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