Southern Crescent Habitat Celebrates Their Supporters at the Golden Hammer Awards!

JONESBORO, GA (March 26, 2015) – On Sunday, April 26, 2015, Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity will be honoring those who have provided exceptional support to their mission of helping low income working families who “need a hand up, not a hand out” towards home ownership and home repair services.  The Golden Hammer Awards will take place at Eagle’s Landing Country Club from 5pm-9pm.  Mark Winne from WSB-TV will be hosting, Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress who played “Aunt Viv” on sitcom, “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” will be presenting and showcasing her photography, the “Doors” collection. Also, Lucille O’neal, author and philanthropist and mother of Shaquille O’neal will be presenting and signing copies of her book, “Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go”.

“We are looking forward to celebrating those who have rolled up their sleeves and believe every person deserves a decent place to live”, said Southern Crescent Habitat’s Development Director Lynne Washington.  All of the funds raised from ticket sales and silent auction items will go towards building new homes in the Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity community, Austin Meadows in Lovejoy.

Tickets are available for purchase at Follow Southern Crescent Habitat on Facebook to preview the auction items to include the “Doors” photography collection by Daphne Maxwell Reid.  The first ever Golden Hammer Awards will include dinner, awards ceremony, and silent auction.

About Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes and provides home repairs to low income families, who need a “hand up, not a hand out” through homeowner education, and financial literacy, provided by partnerships with communities of volunteers and donors.  Since 1986, we have built, renovated and repaired more than 250 homes.  For more information, please visit us at