Lisa Simmons 4th Annual BlazeSports Hike

Female Business Owner Hikes the Swiss Alps to Benefit BlazeSports

Lisa Simmons climbs to raise money for youth and veterans with disabilities. President of Atlanta-based Beacon Management Services Lisa Simmons begins her 4th Annual “Moving Mountains” hike on August 16 - 24, 2022 to benefit BlazeSports America. This year’s climb takes Simmons to Switzerland, where she will climb the Alps, culminating at Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in Western Europe.  The trek[...]

HomeAid Atlanta 21st Essentials Drive

HomeAid Atlanta Reports Record-Breaking Essentials Drive Success

The HomeAid Atlanta Essentials Drive collects essential baby items for families at risk for homelessness across the metro area. The record-breaking 21st annual drive lasted from April 1 through May 4, gathering over 242,130 diapers, baby wipes and more. The organization recognizes the need and challenges present for individuals and families attempting to secure basic needs in times of transition[...]

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MacKenzie Scott Donates $13.5 Million to Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

In a recent generous donation, American author and philanthropist Mackenzie Scott contributed $436 million to Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity International and 84 additional U.S. Habitat affiliates. With a mission to provide access to safe, affordable housing for all, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity received $13.5 million to further its efforts substantially. “Since 1983, Atlanta Habitat has served more than[...]

Dementia Spotlight Foundation on Radio

Dementia Spotlight Foundation Offers Care, Personal Connection

Dementia Spotlight Foundation Co-Founder and Executive Director Whitney DeMarlo Oeltmann joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to share the Foundation's story. Oeltmann joins host Carol Morgan for the Around Atlanta segment. At 68 years old, Oeltmann’s father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Following his diagnosis, the family struggled to find resources and support to cope and move forward. In response[...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The Drake House

Impactful HomeAid Atlanta Renewal at The Drake House

Building industry nonprofit HomeAid Atlanta recently celebrated the completion of its fifth major project at Roswell’s The Drake House (TDH). The project consisted of plumbing repairs and restoration to support the housing and enrichment programs for mothers and children experiencing homelessness in the northern metro area. Throughout nine metro counties, HomeAid Atlanta partners with organizations to assist individuals experiencing or at risk for homelessness. The[...]

Century Communities volunteers at HomeAid Atlanta Care Day

HomeAid Atlanta’s Impactful Partnership With Century Communities

Celebrating its milestone 20th anniversary, HomeAid Atlanta partners with providers who help those on the brink of or experiencing homelessness in the metro area through education, construction and community engagement. The nonprofit organization is incredibly thankful for the in-kind and financial impacts courtesy of Century Communities. A top 10 national home builder, Century Communities, Inc. constructs new homes under its brands Century[...]

Volunteers at HomeAid Atlanta's Care Day at Forsyth County Family Haven

HomeAid Atlanta Fortifies Domestic Abuse Survivors

HomeAid Atlanta has been a nonprofit pillar in the homebuilding industry since 2001, providing construction, education and community engagement for those at risk or experiencing homelessness. Powered by industry volunteers since 2008, HomeAid Care Days have provided more than $845,000 in free repairs, upgrades and maintenance for organizations across metro Atlanta. This year, HomeAid Atlanta is celebrating its 20th anniversary. On September[...]

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Little Creek Farm Conservancy’s Unique Public-Private Partnership

Rene Iverson, president of Little Creek Farm Conservancy, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to discuss the journey of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Iverson joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the Around Atlanta segment. Married for 28 years with three college-aged kids, four cats and one dog, Iverson knows a thing or[...]

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HomeAid Atlanta Celebrates 100 Care Days

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, HomeAid Atlanta surpassed another incredible milestone by completing its 100th Care Day. Since 2008, HomeAid Care Days have provided nearly $840,000 in upgrades, repairs and free facility maintenance for organizations across the metro area that arrange housing services for families and individuals experiencing homelessness. On September 10, volunteers from HomeAid Atlanta partnered with Jerusalem House,[...]

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City of Refuge Provides Affordable Housing in Atlanta

Bruce Deel, founder and CEO of City of Refuge, Andy Litvak, partner and Abe Kannof, associate with Nelson Mullins, join the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to discuss the 1300 development. They discuss the importance of affordable housing in metro Atlanta with hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the Around Atlanta segment. Founded 24 years ago, City of Refuge has serviced[...]