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Home Matters 2017 – A Fundraising Breakfast

Please join as we celebrate our 25th year at our annual Home Matters fundraising breakfast, you’ll hear the impact that Habitat is making, and how you can help provide a “hand up” to local families.  The event will be held at CityView Banquet and Meeting Center at the Illinois Terminal from 7-8:30am on Friday May 19th.  There is no charge, but advance registration is

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Women Build Clinic 2017 – Sponsored by Lowe’s

Join us for our 2017 Women Build “How To” clinic When:  Thursday April 27th 6-8pm Where: Lowe’s Home Improvement Store – 1904 N. Prospect, Champaign What:   *   How to Safely Use Hand and Power Tools                    *   How to Frame Walls and Roofs                                   *   How to Install Exterior Siding      

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Nicole Blackwell-Parker and her three children are “making it work” in a small two bedroom apartment, but she’ll be happy to move into a new home with Habitat’s help. “I have never really “won” anything in my life— but I feel like I have finally “won something very big” in being selected to build a home with Habitat!” Recently divorced, and her family income

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What do you do when you are living in a “rent to own” home and you find a letter on the door addressed to the landlord for not paying the taxes-stating that the tenet must vacate the home in 6 days?  You move out and you lose all the “equity” you paid into the rent to own arrangement.  That’s the situation that LaKendra  O’

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Serlena Reed might not be from Champaign County, but she knows a great place to live when she sees one!  Growing up in Danville, moving to Chicago, then back to Danville, she is happy to now call Champaign “home”.  “I’ve had some challenges in my life.  I had my first child when I was in 9th grade, and started working and moved into my

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Born and raised in the Garden Hills neighborhood of north Champaign, Nakeshia Wilson grew up playing in the neighborhood with her friends.  She says she has stayed here in the area because it feels like a “family oriented, working community”.  She has enjoyed raising her children with the diversity in C-U and tells them all the time that “positive choices” are really important. Since

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