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[...]

photo of volunteers at homeaid atlanta's 100th care day at jerusalem house

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,[...]

HomeAid volunteers celebrating packing 500 CareKits

HomeAid Atlanta: Easing the Burden of Homelessness in Metro Atlanta

It is projected that over 5,500 individuals in metro Atlanta experience homelessness. Of those persons, 50% are women and 11% are veterans. Founded in 2001, HomeAid Atlanta’s mission is “to build new lives for families and individuals experiencing homelessness through housing and community outreach”. To aid those facing homelessness, HomeAid Atlanta connects builders, trades and suppliers with local community organizations[...]

Gigi's House Groundbreaking

Gigi’s House Begins Construction in Clayton County

On April 23, HomeAid Atlanta broke ground in Clayton County on the new home for nonprofit Gigi's House. The nonprofit provides a safe home in a faith-based loving environment for girls ages 13 to 19. Gigi's House also offers trauma-informed therapy, home school, mentoring, life skills and more. The new ten-bedroom home will provide a safe and dignified environment for teen[...]

Mandy Crater with HomeAid Atlanta Essential Drive

HomeAid Annual Essentials Drive Helps Women and Children in Need

Executive Director of HomeAid Atlanta Mandy Crater is in the studio for today’s Around Atlanta segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Joined by co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick, the group discusses their annual Essentials Drive, 20th anniversary, upcoming projects and more. HomeAid Atlanta’s mission is to build new lives for families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the metro Atlanta[...]

HomeAid Essentials Drive

HomeAid Atlanta Hosts Annual Essentials Drive

HomeAid Atlanta will host its 20th Annual Essentials Drive later this year. Taking place from April 1 to May 5, 2021, the fundraiser is HomeAid’s annual community-wide drive held to collect “essentials” for families with infants and toddlers who are experiencing homelessness. Essential items include diapers, baby wipes and more. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Essentials Drive, which[...]

HomeAid Atlanta Works to End Homelessness in Atlanta

Breaking Down Barriers to End Homelessness in Atlanta

HomeAid Atlanta kicked off its 2021 series of Care Days on January 29 at Crossroads Community Ministries (CCM) in downtown Atlanta. In the city of Atlanta alone, 900 – 1000 people live unsheltered, while another 2,000 live in shelters. Crossroads Community Ministries seeks to provide access to resources that empower people experiencing homelessness in Atlanta to progress toward economic and[...]

2020 HomeAid Atlanta Award Winners

HomeAid Atlanta’s 2020 Award Winners

HomeAid Atlanta announced its annual award winners on January 21 at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Annual Installation and Awards Program at the Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. The HomeAid Atlanta award winners gave selflessly of their time, resources, and expertise in 2020 in support of HomeAid’s mission. 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Taylor Morrison Atlanta  This award is[...]

HomeAid Atlanta Care Day Volunteer Group

HomeAid Atlanta Transforms Playground During Care Day

On November 18, 2020, HomeAid Atlanta organized several of its loyal volunteers to participate in a Care Day at Ascensa Health at St. Jude’s Recovery Center for Women and Children. HomeAid Care Days are volunteer workdays that focus on providing free-of-charge maintenance and repairs for nonprofit organizations that serve the homeless population. Ascensa Health at St. Jude’s Recovery Center for Women[...]