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Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm / Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm / Monday- Open for drop-off only 10:00am-6:00pm --Can't wait to see you here!

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Good Neighbor Bike Sale

Whether you are looking for a new bike to buy or have some old ones collecting dust in your garage- this is an opportunity for you! Stop by the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on August 29th from 10:00-2:00 for an outdoor bike extravaganza!  We will have Bikes to sell, lots of prizes, hot dogs and chips, and fun for the entire family. If you have

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Dare to Dream, Dream to Build

Join us at Dare to Dream, Dream to Build 2015 On Friday, September 25, Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois (HBAECI) will once again team-up and host Dare to Dream, Dream to Build.” The event will be held at the iHotel in Champaign from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. and will feature dinner and drinks,

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Hart family


April Adams and Bobby Hart have been friends since 1st grade. They both grew up and attended Urbana schools. When Bobby enlisted in the army, he didn’t expect to be deployed for two tours in the Middle East. His service took him away from Urbana– and April– until 2011 when he retired with a medical discharge. April worked as a waitress in various local

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Angelique Vanderbilt moved here from the south side of Chicago with her family and graduated from Central High School in 1986. But the “pull” of the big city wouldn’t let go. She moved back to Chicago for the next 25 years; renting a townhome, raising children and balancing work while attending school. When she realized the crime in her neighborhood wasn’t going to stop,

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Tinisha and her mother Dorothy have been living together and raising Tinisha’s three children, Derrick (19), Kyana (17) and Kamari (7) in public housing for what they call “too long”. They both shudder at the crime, disregard for property and vermin (snakes, opossums and raccoons) that have existed in their neighborhood. We have lived in public housing for the past 30 years, and we’d

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Gardner Family

Mickele Gardner wanted a better life, a nicer place to live, and her own independence.  “I applied for a Habitat home awhile back, but couldn’t qualify because of my income and my debt.  I started working on paying down my debt, and being more responsible with my money.  It took me 10 years to get in a position to apply again. I have always

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