84 Years After Being Forced Out, Opal Lee’s Family Land is Returned

A house is being built for Lee and is expected to be completed sometime in 2024. More than 80 years ago, Opal Lee—affectionately called the “Grandmother of Juneteenth” by many—lost her family home to a racist mob. Now, Lee has regained ownership of the land where the house once stood. Trinity Habitat for Humanity, the […]

Georgia Middle School Teacher and Her Family Gifted a Furnished Home in Atlanta

Thanks to Habitat for Humanity, another family has a home! Methany Thornton, a Marietta Middle School teacher, and her family were recently surprised with a fully furnished home. The iTHINK Community Foundation of iTHINK Financial surprised the new homeowner and her family with a decorated house. After the surprise, Thornton, her husband, Kelcey, and their […]

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