Covenant House Georgia

Groundbreaking This Thursday and You’re Invited

HomeAid Atlanta, Making A Way Housing, and Brock Built Homes invite the press to attend the groundbreaking of The Gertrude Iraldo Thompson Memorial Building, an eight-unit apartment building providing 16 new beds for homeless individuals working to rebuild their lives at Making A Way Housing on Atlanta’s west side. The scoop: WHEN: THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM WHERE: Making A Way[...]

Drake Village Dedication by HomeAid Atlanta

HomeAid Atlanta Completes The Drake Village Project

HomeAid Atlanta, The Drake House and volunteer Builder Captain Dan O'Dwyer of O'Dwyer Properties recently celebrated the dedication of newly completed apartment buildings that comprise The Drake Village. The two eight-unit apartment buildings at The Drake Village, which are located adjacent to The Drake House's existing crisis housing complex, received major renovations in partnership with HomeAid Atlanta, O'Dwyer Properties and[...]

FOX Volunteers at HomeAid Atlanta Care Day

HomeAid Completes Care Day with Help of FOX Sports South and FOX International

HomeAid Atlanta is pleased to announce it recently completed another successful Care Day in Atlanta! On Wednesday, June 6, HomeAid partnered with volunteers from FOX Sports South and FOX International for a Care Day at Clifton Sanctuary Ministries in Atlanta. The Care Day was part of 21st Century Fox Impact Week, the company's global initiative that gives its employees the[...]

Interior Partners at The Drake Village

The Interior Partners and HomeAid Atlanta Stock the House

Norcross-based interior design firm The Interior Partners donated two delivery trucks full of high-quality furniture and accessories to The Drake Village in Roswell as part of HomeAid Atlanta's Stock the House Drive! The drive is a program that extends HomeAid's services beyond the construction of apartments or living facilities and assists with furnishing, decorating and even providing many common household[...]

HomeAid Atlanta volunteers

HomeAid Atlanta Assists Wilderness Works City Camp

HomeAid Atlanta is proud to announce it recently completed a Care Project for Wilderness Works, which provides year-round enrichment, experiential education, and character development programs for at-risk inner-city children including opportunities to enjoy time away at camp. The project, led by HomeAid volunteer Builder Captain Steven Sanders-Myers, was a much-needed small renovation project at Wilderness Works City Camp. The City Camp[...]

essentials drive

HomeAid Atlanta Hosts Most Successful Essentials Drive Yet

HomeAid Atlanta's 17th annual Essentials Drive just completed its run on May 11, just in time for Mother's Day 2018, and the organization says it has been the most successful Essentials Drive since its inception. The drive raised around 200,000 items valued at $35,000. The Essentials Drive benefits homeless babies and their mothers by collecting "essential" baby items across the community, including[...]

mother's day

Atlanta Real Estate Pros Give Back for Mother’s Day

Mandy Crater, executive director of HomeAid Atlanta, recently joined Atlanta's Best New Homes, hosted by Susie Proffitt, to promote the organization's 17th annual Essentials Drive. As the charitable arm of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, HomeAid Atlanta makes it possible for anyone associated with the home building and real estate industries to give back to Atlanta's homeless all year[...]

solomon's temple

HomeAid Atlanta Completes Garden at Solomon’s Temple

HomeAid Atlanta has completed its first Care Day of 2018. On March 23, HomeAid Atlanta and volunteers completed work at Solomon’s Temple in southwest Atlanta.  Solomon’s Temple provides housing to single women and women with children as they strive to rebuild their lives. Volunteers from Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, Kennesaw State University's NAHB Student Chapter, and Georgia Gwinnett College worked[...]