Tag Archives: community

September 18, 2012

Changing the Community One House at a Time

Simmons Street is in the middle of a historically troubled area of Athens, suffering from high crime and drug problems. Habitat for Humanity has established a presence in the community by building communities like the Carpenter’s Circle, located off Burney Street, and acquiring a number of rental properties in this area, hoping to create a Read More

March 06, 2012

Benevolent Birthday

Athens Habitat would like to give a special thanks to local resident Noah! This year for his 7th Birthday, Noah decided to collect donations for Athens Habitat instead of receiving personal gifts. Noah was able to donate over $100 to our organization with the help of family and friends. We are very appreciative to have Read More

January 17, 2012

Congratulations to Shevonda Brown!

Shevonda Brown is the future homeowner of house #76! We are so excited to welcome Ms. Brown and her children into the Athens Habitat family. Stay tuned for updates about Ms. Brown’s new home! If you would like to volunteer to help with the construction of House #76 please contact our Public Outreach Director, Ashton, 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

September 13, 2011

Athens Patch Front Page!

Check out what Kandy Duke said about us! http://athens.patch.com/articles/costumes-make-exercising-fun You don’t want to miss out on the costume fun!