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[...]

HomeFirst Gwinnett Addressing Homelessness in Gwinnett County

HomeFirst Gwinnett Addressing Homelessness in Gwinnett County

Recognized as a major issue in many cities, homelessness is defined as anyone living on the streets, moving between temporary shelters including the homes of friends, family and emergency accommodations or living in private boarding houses without a private bathroom. The HomeFirst Gwinnett initiative Director Matt Elder joins this week’s All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum[...]

HomeAid Atlanta Celebrates Completion of Rainbow Village Apartment Building

HomeAid Atlanta, a nonprofit organization that builds dignified transitional housing for temporarily homeless families and individuals, celebrated the completion of a new apartment building at Rainbow village, a transitional housing community for homeless families with children. Close to 200 supporters gathered for a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. Bishop Keith Whitmore of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta blessed the three-story, six-unit[...]

HomeAid Atlanta and Bank of America Donate 500 CareKits

HomeAid Atlanta is pleased to announce that it recently assembled and donated 500 HomeAid CareKits in partnership with Bank of America. These CareKits, which were the first-ever donated by the Atlanta chapter of HomeAid, are essentially hygiene kits for homeless or indigent people in Atlanta. On July 31, 14 employees from Bank of America volunteered their time to assemble the kits.[...]

HomeAid Atlanta Hosting 13th Annual Essentials for Young Lives Drive

HomeAid Atlanta invites businesses, community organizations and individuals to participate in its 2014 Essentials for Young Lives® Drive, which will be held April 28 through May 6 in honor of Mother’s Day. The 13th annual drive, which benefits homeless moms and babies, is a community-wide effort to collect essential baby items in an effort to provide aid to one of[...]