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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Donate your old car to Habitat!

  Hammers. Nails. Drills. These are the things most people might list when they think about what is needed to help families build or improve a place to call home. But did you know that the list also includes cars, trucks, boats and motorcycles? Through Habitat for Humanity’s Cars for Homes program, donated vehicles raise money to help more families. One hundred percent of the net

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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. This

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Born in Chicago, Shaquita Baker moved to Urbana with her mother, brother and twin sister when she was just 3 years old. After graduating from Urbana High School, Shaquita worked as a CNA and at Home Depot, while earning her Associates Degree from Parkland College. Currently employed by University Housing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Shaquita hopes to start taking classes there

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Andrey Nesbitt spent her early childhood years in Champaign-Urbana before moving to Chicago at age 8. In 2010, Andrey made the decision to move back to Champaign-Urbana, in the hopes of providing more opportunities for her now 16 year-old daughter, who Andrey refers to as “her heart.” Of Champaign-Urbana, Andrey says “Moving here for my daughter was the best thing because she has more

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For the past four years, Tiffini Young has worked at Carle Hospital as a Certified Medical Assistant in the Pediatric Special Needs department, a job that she enjoys since she loves being around kids. It was at Carle that Tiffini first found out about Habitat for Humanity, through a co-worker who was a Habitat homeowner herself.  With the encouragement of her friends, family, and

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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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