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Our 6th Annual Jittery Joe's Fall Classic Century is on October 26th!

We are excited to be hosting the 6th annual bike ride and fall festival at Terrapin again this year!


Athens Habitat Opens a New ReStore!

We are opening a new ReStore at 4125 Atlanta Highway! Come to the Grand Opening on August 20th at 11:30 AM!


Athens Habitat Welcomes New Germans!

Our organization now has the help of three guys from Germany for the next year. Welcome Tom, Peter, and Lennart!


EHARP Ramps for People in Need

Athens Habitat makesramp systems for people with limited mobility


Athens Area Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground on a New Home

We are breaking ground on a new home on June 22nd at 8:30 am!


Helping Those Affected by Tornadoes

Ways to give to the people affected by tornadoes in Texas and Oklahoma


New Community Space at The Foundation!

Athens Habitat is the proud new owner of a brand new community space!


Earth Day

Earth Day, April 22, was created as a day to show support for environmental protection, to reduce, reuse, recyle, restore, and replenish. These five words define what the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is all about.


Twilight 2013

The Terrapin Twilight Bike Race is one of the most popular events in Athens, and it benefits Athens Habitat for Humanity! This year, the 2013 Twilight Bike Race will be on April 26-27th. While the main event is the bike race, there are also many other events in Athens for the race.


My Athens Is: The Art Gallery

We are officially done with the My Athens Is... Instagram challenge, and have finally chosen all of the pictures that will be used in the gallery! The opening of the gallery is only two and a half weeks away, and we have some important dates for you to mark on your calendar!


Collegiate Challenge 2013

This week and next, we are holding our 2013 Collegiate Challenge! Our Collegiate Challenge is basically an alternative spring break in which students from certain schools can opt to spend their spring break in Athens, where they will spend the week helping us on a construction project for the community.


Second Ground Breaking at Tillman Place

We will be holding a ground breaking ceremony for our second house (of five total) at TIllman Place this week! This ceremony is held to symbolize the beginning of construction of a new Habitat home, in which we are taking the first step to starting the project: "breaking ground."


Athens Home and Garden Show

The purpose of the Athens Home and Garden Show is to educate and inform the Athens Area consumer about the products and services available to them from the builder and associate members of the Athens Area Home Builders Association. The show also serves as a fund raising event for the Association and as a service project in which the consumer can become a part of!


Committee of 1,000

If you’ve ever searched for a way to help one in need, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! You can help buy a struggling family a new home through one of our biggest fundraisers of the year: The Committee of 1,000. In 2010, Athens Habitat’s first Committee of 1,000 built a new home for


Parade of Lights

The 2012 Athens-Clarke County Parade of Lights is this Thursday, December 6th, and the theme this year is A Charlie Brown Christmas! We are all so excited to participate, and for our float we will be building Snoopy's dog house!


Volunteering at Habitat

There are so many volunteer opportunities for those looking to become involved with Habitat for Humanity! While our weekend builds are filled up with volunteers for the semester, there are several other volunteer options: volunteering at the ReStore, Weekday construction projects, and fundraising events. In the Restore


Always Progressing

We've been hard at work on both our Simmons Street Duplexes as well as our Beau Harvey Home! If you can recall, our Simmons Street Duplexes are in a historically troubled area of Athens.


Honoring All Who Served

Happy Veterans Day everyone, and an incredibly huge thank you goes out to all who have served- we sincerely appreciate everything that you have done for our country! Interested in a little history? Did you know that Veterans Day was actually first called Armistice Day?


We Went Big at Homecoming!

For the University of Georgia's Homecoming Parade on Friday, we built a giant dog house for Ugga, complete with a giant, blow up Ugga, music and lights! Here are a few pictures from the parade!


Go Big.. Go Hard... Go Homecoming

The University of Georgia's 2012 Homecoming Parade is this Friday, and you can be sure that your Athens Area Habitat for Humanity will be showing some bulldawg spirit! We are working on a giant dog house for Uga, and we want to go ahead and thank all of our volunteers for helping us on this big project!