Building Futures

New ReStore Hours

Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm / Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm / Monday - Open for drop-off only 10:00am-4:00pm / Sunday - Closed

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Please join us for Home Matters 2018

Join Habitat for our most inspirational event of the year!  Enjoy a free, delicious breakfast during this one-hour program hosted by WCIA news-anchor Jessica Kunz. You’ll meet our inspiring home buyers, and hear their stories, as we share updates on how your gifts are transforming lives right here in Champaign County.  Home Matters Breakfast Friday, May 18th  Doors Open at 7:00 Breakfast/Program 7:30-8:30am CityView

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Women Build 2018 – Sign up today!

WHAT IS WOMEN BUILD? Women Build is a Habitat for Humanity initiative for women who want to build homes and communities and also learn construction skills! This program brings teams of women together to build a home for a family in need. Women of all ages and experience levels are welcome to be a part of Women Build! There is no experience necessary to be part

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Monica and Caitlin Brewer, mother and daughter, will be raising two young children together in their home. Monica says, “We have had lots of challenges in finding a safe and stable home to raise children. We need some stability–a place where my children and grandchildren can play outside with their neighbors and friends.” We are praying this opportunity with Habitat will help strengthen our family and support our children growing into beautiful people who enhance our society.”

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Jaouad and Hoda, natives of Morocco, are creating a stable life for their children through Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County’s homeownership program. Jaouad began working at Plasti Pack, and then worked at Absopure and Rantoul products before landing in his current job at Rockwell Automation where he has worked for the past 10 years. In 2006, his soon to be wife Hoda, left her teaching job in Morocco and joined Jaouad in Champaign. Hoda completed her degree in business administration technology but has chosen to stay home and raise their 4 young children.

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Habitat home owner Kortinee Miller grew up in Champaign and loves having close relationships with her childhood friends from her Park Street neighborhood. ” My parents both worked and retired from Kraft, and all 7 of us kids were very connected with our neighborhood friends. I’m hoping our new Habitat home will give my daughter the same chance to live in a special neighborhood like I did.” Kortinee and her daughter have a lot of fun together, but living in what Kortinee calls an “overpriced rental home” has kept them from doing more. “I’d love to take her to see more of the country, but it’s hard when I’m working full time, going to school; and frustrating when our rent never stops going up.

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Heather Rose, one of Habitat’s newest homebuyers says, “I feel like I have ‘won the lottery’ by qualifying for this opportunity to build a home with Habitat. It’s a dream come true. Habitat is doing great things in our community and I am so proud to be a part of it! I’ve worked hard and relied on God to get to this point– and I’m not going to stop trying to show the next family that they can do it too.”

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