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Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity Homeowner Larry Glover Pays Off His Mortgage in Just 9 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MORROW, GA [March 7, 2017] –Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity (SCHFH) homeowner Larry Glover has paid off his home in just 9 years. Larry Glover moved into his Habitat home in Morrow, Georgia in December 2009. At the time, he was working as an assistant to his pastor. A graduate in carpentry of […]

Outhouse no more. Help us build a bathroom for your senior neighbor.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAYETTEVILLE, GA [February 23, 2017] –Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity is fundraising to build a bathroom for a senior resident in need. Walter Prayor, 82, has been residing in Fayetteville since 1946. He lives in a small, simple, one-bedroom home that he helped his father and uncle build. Times were tough growing up […]

TOTO Donates Bathroom Appliances to Be Used in Over 150 Habitat for Humanity Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JONESBORO, GA [February 15, 2017] –TOTO, the world’s largest manufacturer of bathroom fixtures and fittings, donated enough inventory to Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity for over 150 new Habitat projects. Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity now has enough top-of-the-line sinks, showers, bathtubs, and other bathroom appliances for its housing projects for the next […]

WSB-TV’s News Anchor Dave Huddleston Will Host the 3rd Annual Golden Hammer Awards Presented by Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JONESBORO, GA [January 30, 2017] — Dave Huddleston, Channel 2 Action News Anchor, will serve as the host for the “Golden Hammer Awards,” taking place at Wyndham Peachtree Hotel and Conference Center in Peachtree City, GA on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  The Golden Hammer Awards is an annual, semi-formal benefit gala recognizing individuals and organizations that […]

Wells Fargo Commits to Rebuilding Neighborhoods in South Metro Atlanta with Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity

Contact: Elias Makres, Board President eliasmakres@gmail.com 9570 Tara Blvd. Jonesboro, GA 30236 770-477-2367 PRESS RELEASE  Wells Fargo Commits to Rebuilding Neighborhoods in South Metro Atlanta with Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity Jonesboro, GA [January 9, 2017] – The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Priority Markets Program has granted $80,000 to the revitalization and rebuilding of neighborhoods in South […]

SCHFH Teams Up with Warrick Dunn Charities for the Surprise of a Lifetime

Jonesboro, GA [November 22, 2016] – Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity teamed up with Warrick Dunn Charities for the surprise of a lifetime. When Rickita pulled up to her new Habitat home on the morning of November 22, she thought she was just going to have a simple Home Dedication with Southern Crescent Habitat volunteers, her family […]

Deborah Powell: One Veteran Homeowner’s Habitat Home Repair Story

Meet Deborah Powell. A transplant to Georgia, she is a retiree out of the U.S. Air Force and an ordained minister at Hind’s Feet Prophetic Worship Center. She volunteers regularly with the Clayton County Sheriff’s Department, teaching Bible studies to women inmates on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, spreading messages of hope and love. SCHFH recently accepted Deborah […]