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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Volunteer at the ReStore

Are you looking for a great summer opportunity to meet people, learn new job skills, and provide customer service  at one of the top brand organizations in the world?  Join us this summer at the Habitat ReStore and help us provide a “hand up” to our community while having some FUN!!    Our Habitat Restore welcomes teens over 18, students, seniors and anyone looking to

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ReStore! ReUse! ReBuild!

The Habitat ReStore is for YOU Looking for a great place to shop for new and used household items this fall? Are there some “to do” items on your home maintenance list that need affordable supplies? Need a place to donate the extra “stuff” you are not using anymore– or have too many of? Let Habitat make your life easier by picking up one,

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DAVIDSON FAMILY

Tavell Davidson grew up in an Urbana neighborhood, attended Urbana schools, and hopes to build her new Habitat home with volunteers in Urbana.  “I just love Urbana, it’s a nice place to raise my girls, (12 and 15) and I feel like it is just the right size community for me.  My extended family lives within 6 blocks of one another, and I want

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BARMAKI FAMILY

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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MILLER FAMILY

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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ROSE FAMILY

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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