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Women Build Week 2016

WHAT IS WOMEN BUILD? Women Build is a Habitat for Humanity initiative for women who want to build homes and communities and also learn construction skills! This program brings teams of women together to build a home for a family in need. Women of all ages and experience levels are welcome to be a part of Women Build! There is no experience necessary to be part

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Home Matters – a fundraising breakfast

Please join as we share the Habitat story that is building in Champaign County.  At our annual Home Matters fundraising breakfast, you’ll hear the impact that Habitat is making, and how you can help provide a “hand up” to local families seeking strength, stability and self-reliance.  The event will be held at CityView Banquet and Meeting Center at the Illinois Terminal from 7-8:30am on

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Marquisha Smith


Marquisha Smith was born and raised in the Champaign Urbana community; attending Urbana schools, and ultimately graduating from Centennial High School.  Since graduating, she has attended Parkland and has been employed as a CNA for 12 years.  Marquisha says, “I hope a more stable home will allow me to take more college classes, and help my job opportunities in the future.” Marquisha works at

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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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