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HomeAid Atlanta offers the Atlanta building community the opportunity to get hands on and volunteer. If your organization is looking for a way to give back by volunteering in Atlanta, then consider volunteering for one of the upcoming Care Days or a Care Project. They are also always in need of various donations; for instance, they need a pressure washer for most projects. If you’d like to donate one, then reach out to them at 678-775-1401!

There are several HomeAid Care Days coming up. These are one-day volunteer days that allow individuals or groups to work hands-on to make minor repairs and upgrades at homeless service facilities. Tasks like painting, landscaping, cleaning and small construction projects are done at no charge to them based on each organization’s need. Since 2001, HomeAid has completed more than 60 HomeAid Care Days (and counting), resulting in a savings of more than $300,000 to service providers.

  • July 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Denim Marketing will volunteer at the Anna Crawford Children’s Center in Woodstock, GA to help with landscaping, changing light bulbs, and helping to clean out storage space. We need four or five more volunteers to assist. If you think this is a good fit for your group, let us know!  
  • A three-day Care Project takes place on October 3, 4, and 5 with a few builder companies and other groups. Skilled labor from builder companies is needed for this project. If you work in the building field in the industry and are interested, please let us know. This project benefits ACSS (Atlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency).

Who is HomeAid?

HomeAid Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded in 2001. They build and renovate housing facilities for organizations serving homeless families and individuals in the metro Atlanta area. HomeAid Atlanta is the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, and is a local chapter of HomeAid America, a leading national provider of transitional housing for the temporarily homeless.

Did you know that 18 percent of Georgia’s homeless are under they age of 18? And, 12 percent of veterans are homeless in Georgia. HomeAid Atlanta’s mission is to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach. This is accomplished through generous donations of construction services and materials from members of the homebuilding industry. HomeAid acts as the housing developer and liaison between homeless service providers, builders, trade partners and community volunteers.

Through the generosity of metro Atlanta’s homebuilders, building material suppliers, trades, financial institutions, sponsors, and the public, HomeAid Atlanta has built or renovated 27 facilities for organizations serving Atlanta’s homeless population. Past projects include transitional housing facilities, one free-of-charge health clinic for the homeless, and one teen center, with additional projects currently in development. The result—more than 750 homeless people are provided housing each year in metro Atlanta through HomeAid Atlanta-built housing facilities.

For more information, or to get involved, visit the HomeAid Atlanta website or call 678-775-1401.