North Central Georgia Habitat for Humanity held a Christmas celebration for Habitat families in North Fulton, Cherokee and Forsyth counties.
The annual event - which was hosted at the - celebrated the holidays with over 50 families and 200 family members. Families enjoyed food and desserts, provided by BJ’s Wholesale Club of Woodstock, as well as some carol singing with Habitat staff, board members and volunteers.
“Our mission at Habitat-North Central Georgia is to not only build homes, but to build lives”, stated Russ Hayes, CEO. “It is great to see our homeowners return yearly to our Christmas celebration and see the smiling faces of their children, knowing that our donors, house sponsors and volunteers have truly transformed the lives and futures of these families for generations to come.”
The event culminated in a surprise visit from Santa. Each child had a chance to visit with Santa and was given a special gift provided by the Atlanta Toys for Tots program.