With so many things going wrong in our community (funding shortages, layoffs, gun violence, and more), it’s nice to be able to take an evening to celebrate what is going right. On Sunday, May 7, 2016, McKinley Presbyterian Church and Foundation held its seventh annual Social Justice Awards Gala, recognizing positive community contributions by students, community residents, and student and community groups here in
Thank-you to everyone who joined us for our annual Home Matters fundraising breakfast. Thank-you for your support and generosity in helping us make sure that when we are building homes, we are also building strength, stability, and self- reliance through shelter.
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
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
Run with TEAM HABITAT! Don’t register for the Illinois Marathon events till you talk to us at Habitat! As a 2016 Charity Partner Habitat can offer a “discount code” to lower that price for any of the events you might be running! Once you set up your fundraising page (see below) we’ll provide you a discount code so you can register for any of
Thank you so much for your interest in Habitat for Humanity Women Build. As of now the Women Build clinic is full. We will offer this great even next year, same month! Calling all Champaign County women who want to learn basic building skills from the experts at Lowe’s and Habitat construction staff. Clinic stations include: safe use of power tools, framing walls and
For the past 14 years Anne Robin has been raising thousands of dollars for Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County from the seat of her bicycle! Every July she heads off to participate in the Habitat 500– a week long bike trip across the state of Minnesota to raise funds and awareness of poverty housing locally and around the world. Now entering its 24th
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
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.
Whether you are looking for a new bike to buy or have some old ones collecting dust in your garage- this is an opportunity for you! Stop by the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on August 29th from 10:00-2:00 for an outdoor bike extravaganza! We will have Bikes to sell, lots of prizes, hot dogs and chips, and fun for the entire family. If you have