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Veteran Build – Home Dedication #84

Habitat dedicated its 84th home with retired U.S. Army veteran Bobby Hart, April Adams and their two sons on Wednesday, October 21st.  The Hart’s home is the first built locally through Habitat to support a U.S. military veteran. The extent of this community collaboration goes far beyond any home project Habitat has undertaken to date.  “Numerous state and local partnerships have helped make this

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Gift Wrapping at Market Place Mall!

BE A WRAP STAR! Yes, it is that time again.  In between the office parties, the shopping, and the baking, don’t forget the gift wrapping!  For those of you who love to indulge in the spirit of giving, gift wrapping is the perfect fundraiser to participate in! During the week before Christmas, volunteers wrap gifts at Market Place Mall and in-turn ask for donations.

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Stephanie Martin has lived in is an East Central Illinois all her life.  She was born in Danville and moved to Champaign prior to starting school.  She graduated from Urbana High School in 2002 and started her career at Mr. John’s Beauty School.  She has worked for various salons over the past 13 years and hopes to maybe own of her own someday!  She

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Melanie Robinson


“I was looking for an opportunity to move my family to a place we could call home, says Melanie.  My daughter Asia is a bone marrow recipient and needs stability for her health.  My two younger children don’t want to move when our housing situation has to change again.  They have talked about having a “swing set and a garden in our own yard,

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Latonya Gaston


Latonya Gatson is a Champaign County native who grew up attending Champaign schools and graduating from Central.  She has the blessing of 5 children; her three youngest; Germaine, Arlaysha, and Richard, are excited to become Habitat homeowners.  Her oldest son Xavier played basketball at Central and now attends Lincoln College.  Her oldest daughter Kyaira had her first child this past year and Latonya is

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Marshall Family


Hayley and Justin Marshall were “squished” together in the bathroom basement of their rental house when the tornado ripped through Gifford in November of 2013.  The house was a complete loss leaving little that was salvageable. When it was all said and done, the Marshall’s and their three children (Hayley was 6 months pregnant) just “picked up, cut our losses”, and moved to another

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