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November 18, 2016

Athens Habitat Supports Small Business Saturday

Here at Athens Habitat we’re really looking forward to the holiday season. There’s nothing better than getting to help families experience the holidays in their new homes for the first time! It’s been a busy year for us and we’re excited for the opportunity to give thanks to everyone in the community who has made […]

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October 26, 2016

Replica of UGA Bell Tower to Be Auctioned for Charity

A couple of weeks ago, the UGA chapter of Habitat won the UGA Homecoming parade with a spectacular float themed “Home Is Where the Arch Is,” including replicas of the famous UGA arch, hedges, and bell tower. We were quickly inundated with questions: What are you going to do with that bell tower? What’s going […]

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October 21, 2016

UGA Student Chapter of Habitat Is Homecoming Parade Winner

This past Friday, the 14th, we participated in the UGA Homecoming Parade alongside our affiliate student chapter at UGA- and WON the float contest! Doug Carver, our Director of Construction, headed the construction of our beautiful float. Doug spends his days working with our 3 German exchange workers who are working with us for the […]

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October 05, 2016

Help Out Habitat with Amazon Smile

Let’s see if you are qualified to help out at Athens Habitat for Humanity. Do you use Amazon for your online shopping? Yes? Then you are good to go! Now you can make a difference right here in Athens just by doing what you are already doing every day- shopping online! Amazon has created Amazon […]

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February 22, 2016

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates Bishop Home in partnership with P.E.P.

      February 20, 2016 (Athens, GA) — Athens Area Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 84th Habitat home built in the Athens area on Saturday February 20, 2016, 3pm at 145 Carter Street. First Presbyterian Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church West and the Presbyterian Stu-dent Center at UGA joined to sponsor and build the home […]

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February 17, 2016

AAHFH dedicates 84th home for Bishop family sponsored and built by P.E.P.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity will dedicate its 84th Habitat home built in the Athens area on Saturday February 20, 2016, 3pm at 145 Carter Street. First Presbyterian Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church West and the Presbyterian Student Center at UGA joined to sponsor and build the home as the PEP Partnership. The home was built […]

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February 02, 2016

The Impact of Donating to Athens Area Habitat ReStores

WHERE THE DISH AND THE SPOON RAN AWAY TO By Spencer Frye, Executive Director, Athens Area Habitat for Humanity I’ll bet you there’s something in your home right now that you love, maybe a tool or a work of art or just some token of memory, but you have no idea where it came from […]

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January 05, 2016

Join the Committee of 1000 today!

Every year in January, there’s a very special party held in Athens, GA, with music and great food and hundreds of interesting people who are all building a house, in which none of them will live. This party, hosted by Athens Area Habitat for Humanity and the guest list which changes each year is called […]

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December 23, 2015

Happy Holidays from Athens Area Habitat for Humanity.

The staff at Athens Area Habitat for Humanity would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. As you celebrate this holiday season consider joining Athens Area Habitat for Humanity in our mission of changing lives by building affordable housing in our community. There are many ways you can get involved. […]

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October 15, 2015

We would like to thank our JJRRR sponsors. Hyundai of Athens, Bank of the Ozarks, Jackson EMC, Smart Urgent Care, Athens Ford, Red and Black, Carson Plumbing, National Bank of Georgia, Jeff Field and Assoc., Heyward Allen and CC DARE Unit.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity would like to send sincere thanks to all of our sponsors and volunteers of the 8th Annual Jittery Joe’s Ride Rock and Run. The rain made its presence but our bikers, runners and volunteers persevered. It takes special people to come out in the wet elements for such a good […]

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September 22, 2015

Athens Area Habitat For Humanity Promotes Community Revitalization with Carpenters Circle Dedication Tuesday September 29, 2015

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity will dedicate the Carpenters Circle neighborhood on Tuesday, September 29th at 5:30pm. The neighborhood is located at 160 Carpenters Circle. All are welcome to attend this outdoor dedication. The Carpenters Circle dedication is an important milestone for Athens Area Habitat For Humanity serving as a huge part of our community […]

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September 08, 2015

8th Annual Jittery Joe’s Ride Rock and Run to build the 84th home for Athens Area Habitat for Humanity.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce our 8th annual Jittery Joe’s Ride Rock and Run to build our 84th home! This exciting event combines metric century and half century bike rides, a 5K and live music for a full day of family friendly outdoor fun on beautiful Barber Street! The Jittery Joe’s […]

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July 13, 2015

AAHFH and P.E.P. celebrates groundbreaking for 83rd Athens Area Habitat home.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity, First Presbyterian Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church West and the Presbyterian Student Center at UGA broke ground on the 83rd Athens Area Habitat home Saturday July 11th. This was the first day of what will be a 4 month process of building a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home for hardworking Athens […]

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July 07, 2015

Athens Area Habitat Supports the New American Dream!

Athens Habitat supports the new American dream of affordable housing for all! We believe the New American Dream is one where every American lives in a safe, nurturing environment with access to quality education, healthcare, public spaces and community services. More than half a million people in the United States do not have a home […]

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June 16, 2015

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation nails volunteering!

Everyone at Athens Area Habitat for Humanity would like to give a huge thank you to Wells Fargo for their contribution to our cause and help with this Saturday’s build!

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