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  • How Birdhouses Will Help Rescue Families from Homelessness

    In April of 2018, the Athens, GA, affiliate of Habitat for Humanity raised over $18,000 by auctioning donated fine art pieces inspired by birdhouses, ranging from delicate jewelry to sculptures more than five feet tall. With that sum, Athens Area Habitat can completely restore an apartment to house a family in need. But by joining Read More

  • “Kinda Tiny” Homes Come to Athens

    American families are shrinking, but their homes are growing. Despite a decline in average family size in the US since the 1970s, average home size has ballooned by 50% to more than 2,500 square feet. The “tiny house” movement is looking to change that. “We can’t have true tiny homes in Athens,” says Athens Area Read More

  • Fine Art Birdhouses on Display Around Athens

    Athens, GA, is enjoying a city-wide display of birdhouses, just in time for spring.  But unlike most birdhouses, these sell for hundreds of dollars each. Over 40 artists from the Athens area have donated their work to the Ultimate Birdhouse Exhibit & Auction to benefit Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. While some pieces are fully Read More

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