HomeStretch: A “Feel Good” Fixer Upper – Part II

Last month, we shared a firsthand account of the important work our partners do to help us prepare apartments for new families coming into the HomeStretch program. If you missed it, check out Part 1. Members of  St. David’s Episcopal Church shared how ‘flipping’ an apartment requires elbow grease, creativity,

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HomeStretch: A “Feel Good” Fixer Upper – Part I

The show Fixer Upper enjoys a huge fan base who love the moment when Chip and Joanna Gaines reveal a family’s very own fixer upper. Recipients are astounded and filled with joy. Did you know that we see similar reactions from our families when they walk into their new home

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Roswell Rotary Honors Military Service

In February, Roswell Rotary Club recognized one of our own. Leonard Sharum, HomeStretch Facilities Manager, was honored by the Club for his military service as a Navy Corpsman. In gratitude for his service, Leonard has been invited to join fellow veterans on Roswell Rotary’s Honor Air Flight to Washington, DC

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New Friends from RentPath

A big group of volunteers from RentPath joined us in November to spruce up our community.  They planted, raked, trimmed, and weeded to complete our fall cleanup – with big smiles all day! The RentPath team learned more about HomeStretch when Rose Burton spoke at their United Way Lunch and

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Willow Stream Make Over pic

Home Makeover: HomeStretch-Style

As a member of the Rotary Club of Alpharetta, Glennette “Cookie” Haynes is a great friend to HomeStretch. Her charity, Orphan-Foundation, believes ‘spaces that heighten a sense of spirituality, wellness, and confidence nurture the soul’. Each month, the Orphan-Foundation asks its partners to contribute to home renovations for low-income families.

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