The Blog

November 15, 2011

Committee of 1,000 Celebration Coming Soon

Athens Habitat can build a new 3-bedroom home for $67,000… a daunting amount for one person to give. But, if 1,000 people came together and gave just $67, they could change a family’s life forever, right here in our community. Your donation DOES make a difference! Don’t forget to donate your $67 today to become Read More

November 11, 2011

Happy Veterans Day

Today on 11/11/11 we stop to honor America’s Veterans and celebrate their contributions to our country. Few have given more to our nation that the brave men and women who have served in our Armed Forces. Whether it is during times of peace or in times of war, they have protected our freedom. On this Read More

November 4, 2011

Join us for a Habitat filled Weekend!

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity is participating in many events this weekend and we want all of our supporters to know about it! The UGA Homecoming Parade Friday November 4th from 6-7 pm. We have partnered with UGA Habitat for Humanity to build a float for this years parade. We will be tossing t-shirts, water Read More

October 27, 2011

Habitat supports Athens Homeless Shelter’s Harvest for the Homeless

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity is proud to support the Athens Homeless Shelter’s annual fundraiser Harvest for the Homeless. Harvest for the Homeless will take place at Hotel Indigo on November 10th from 6-10 pm. The event includes live music, a silent auction and the change to win gift certificates to 52 different Athens restaurants. Read More

October 21, 2011

Students Build Greenhouse with Materials from the ReStore

This past month 3rd Grade Students from Rocky Branch Elementary School built a greenhouse with materials donated from the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Their teacher Ms. Babin wanted to teach students about growing and nurturing plants as well as the importance of giving back to the community. So far the students have started Read More

October 19, 2011

October Sale Specials

Good afternoon everyone! Fall is in the air and now is the time to check out the ReStore. We have a lot of new pieces in for October! We have everything from refurbished to custom made pieces all at amazingly discounted prices. To check out these spectacular deals you can either stop by the ReStore Read More

October 17, 2011

4th Annual Jittery Joe’s Fall Classic Century

What a success! Special thanks to all of our supporters, volunteers, sponsors and riders for helping to make this year’s Jittery Joe’s Fall Classic Century and Fall Festival another Athens Habitat success! We saw it all this year…from human sock monkey in the dunk tank to the rider on the unicycle. Scarlet Stitch kept us Read More

September 13, 2011

Athens Patch Front Page!

Check out what Kandy Duke said about us! You don’t want to miss out on the costume fun!

September 9, 2011

What’s up next?

We are busy, busy over here getting everything together for our 4th Annual Jittery Joe’s Fall Classic Century and Fall Festival. This event is perfect for the serious cyclist AND the leisure rider. We have food, fun and entertainment for all ages and we want you to be apart of it! Click to register Read More

September 8, 2011

Spencer’s on the Radio!

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. Spencer talks with Barbara Dooley TOMORROW, September 9th at 8:45 am on AM 1340. Like what you hear and want to get involved? Contact Ashton at to get the scoop on all of our volunteer and donation opportunities.

July 21, 2011

Closing Early on Friday, All day Saturday

Habitat for Humanity will be closed after 1 p.m. Friday, July 22nd and all day Saturday, July 23rd. We will open again on Monday, July 25th. Thank you for your cooperation.

June 9, 2011

Carpenters Circle Home Dedications Block Party!

Join us Thursday, June 23rd from 4-6pm as we dedicate our first two homes in Carpenters Circle and hand over the keys. We’ll have FREE food, live music, kids’ games and a very special dedication! Contact our Public Outreach Director at 706/208-1001 or for more information!

June 6, 2011

Thank you, Bike & Build!

A huge “Thank you!” to our new friends from Bike & Build who spent the day helping us paint our apartment buildings! They did a great job! We’d also like to thank Jittery Joe’s for generously donating coffee to get our volunteers going… and Rafferty’s for donating a delicious lunch to keep them going! Best Read More

May 27, 2011

This Memorial Day

“The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” ~Benjamin Disraeli We remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and are grateful for their service.

May 18, 2011

Volunteers Needed On Saturday!

We have spots open for 5 volunteers this Saturday (May 21st, 9am – 3pm) at our Carpenter’s Circle construction site. Email for more details!