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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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Bags for Builds at Old Orchard Lanes & Links

Habitat for Humanity Women Build Program has built 7 houses in Champaign County by raising funds, awareness and volunteers! Join Habitat on Saturday August 1st for the 4th annual Bags for Builds & Putt-Putt golf event.  Sponsored generously by Old Orchard Lanes & Links and Orange and Blue, this event is for EVERYONE in the family.  From 4-9pm kids play unlimited Putt-Putt Old Orchard

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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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Tembo Family

Coco Tembo and FiFi Likyana came from around the world to partner with Habitat on their new home.  Both born and educated in the Congo, Coco was a driver/ chauffer and his wife FiFi a nurse.  They were able to move to the states through the help of FiFi’s sister, Cardy Likyana who has lived here in Champaign for several years.  Cardy helped them

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Tembe Family

Issa and Anthonella grew up in Kinshasa  (DR Congo).  They met at the University of Kinshasa and began a family.  In the Congo, Issa was an assistant professor at the University of Kinshasa and also worked with the United Nations Development program.  Anthonella began her career as a journalist, but has since become a stay at home mom for their three young children Shammah

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Harris Family

Tiana Harris has always wanted to be a home owner, and her dream of owning a home became even more important when she became a mother to Honcho 6 months ago.  “A Habitat home will help me provide the same sense of stability for my son that my mom provided for me.  My mom purchased a home when I was in first grade.  It

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