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CU Adventures in Time and Space Habitat Event!

Greetings Habitat Friends- You are invited to an exciting event planned to kick off Habitat’s 25th Anniversary Year in 2017!  Thanks to Chris Lukeman of CU Adventures in Time and Space and Matt Kitzmiller at Pizza M for this amazing evening.  Tickets are limited to 44 participants (22 each hour)  so get yours now at the link below.  Please share this event page to your

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Holiday Gift Wrapping is finally here!

WE NEED YOUR HELP! Habitat for Humanity Gift Wrapping –Market Place Mall Yes, it is that time again.  In between the 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 volunteer opportunity! The days before Christmas, volunteers wrap gifts at Market Place Mall and

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Serlena Reed might not be from Champaign County, but she knows a great place to live when she sees one!  Growing up in Danville, moving to Chicago, then back to Danville, she is happy to now call Champaign “home”.  “I’ve had some challenges in my life.  I had my first child when I was in 9th grade, and started working and moved into my

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Born and raised in the Garden Hills neighborhood of north Champaign, Nakeshia Wilson grew up playing in the neighborhood with her friends.  She says she has stayed here in the area because it feels like a “family oriented, working community”.  She has enjoyed raising her children with the diversity in C-U and tells them all the time that “positive choices” are really important. Since

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Empson rocks


Lori Empson spent her childhood growing up in Peoria, and moving more times than she cares to remember.  As a young adult she moved to Bloomington, and finally Champaign where she says she has “finally found a community” where she could get a better job and the community support she needed for raising her 5 children (ages 6 to 22).  Her youngest Russell, needs

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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 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 has two

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