Building Futures

Schedule a ReStore pick up!

Have a large item to donate to the ReStore? Need it picked up? You can now access online scheduling right from Habitat's website! Getting your donations picked up is as easy as can be!

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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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Home Buying & Ownership classes at Habitat

MONEY SMART WEEK  $$ Classes cover a wide variety of money-management topics including saving for college, buying a house, using credit wisely, managing student debt, and financing retirement. Home Buying 101 – What you need to know We offer a six part education program which provides an unbiased comprehensive overview of the home purchase process to help home buyers make smart, informed decisions in

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Dare to Dream, Dream to Build 2019

When:      Friday, February 8th – 6:00pm Where:    iHotel & Conference Center 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820 What:      Please join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and live entertainment.  We are excited to have Top 12 contestant from the Voice, Riley Elmore, join us for a Frank Sinatra experience!  Local Speed Painter John Jansky will create a

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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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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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