Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity  
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Habitat Happenings

November 2019


Did You Know?

Habitat families must complete up to 500 hours of sweat equity upon receiving their home.

Current Builds


Women Build Home Dedication

Our Women Build home will be dedicated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 823 Gillette Ave., Aurora IL 60506. Come join us dedicate the home to the Macias family! The following will be speakers at the dedication: Bill Foster, Mike Saville, Barbara Hernandez, Ana Shodeen Harmon, Angie Hibben, Cristen Augsten, and Karen Coffman. 

All are invited and welcome to attend!

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Faith Build Home Dedication

Our Faith Build home will be dedicated on Saturday, December 7, 2019. We will have a Praise and Prayer Dedication Service at First Baptist Church, 15 Oak Ave., Aurora IL 60506 at 11:00 AM. We will then proceed immediately after to the home at 1530 Solfisburg, Aurora IL 60505 for a short home blessing service followed by fellowship and refreshments. All are invited and welcome to dedicate the home to the Wood family!

Learn more about Building on Faith with Thrivent on their website.

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Realtor Build 2020

The Fox Valley Area Realtors have partnered with Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity to help sponsor and construct a duplex to be built in Aurora in the spring of 2020. The projected goal for the realtors to raise is $125,000! Visit our website for more information.

If you would like to participate as an agency, please contact Barb Zegiel for more information on how to get started at: or 630-206-5038.

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Habitat News


First Look for Charity

Save the date for First Look for Charity - Friday, February 7, 2020 at McCormick Place! 

Be the first to see the nation's largest auto show by attending the black-tie First Look for Charity, benefiting Habitat for Humanity and 17 other non-profits. The evening will include top-shelf refreshments, abundant hors d'oveures from notable Chicago eateries, and the chance to win a new vehicle!

Click here to purchase tickets that directly support Habitat for Humanity. Be sure to specify the Fox Valley affiliate when purchasing tickets.

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Interested in a Habitat Home?

Come to one of our informational meetings!

Saturday, November 16th at 10:00 AM

Tuesday, December 10th at 6:30 PM

Sign-up to secure your seat!

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Supporting Habitat

Looking for a way to support Fox Valley Habitat but don't want to volunteer to build? We are selling hats and t-shirts that directly support our Faith Build homes! All proceeds will be generously matched by Thrivent Financial. Click here to purchase your new Habitat apparel!


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Thrivent Financial

Together, Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity help families in need of a safe and decent place to call home. With our communities, who put God's love into action by pooling their power and passion, our partnership helps both those giving and those receiving on their journey to a more content, confident, and fulfilling life.

From the Fox Valley affiliate, thank you, Thrivent, for all of the love and generosity you have shown us over the years.




Someone to Know: Bonnie Proctor

Bonnie Proctor, the owner and President of Challenger Lighting Company, has contributed $5,000 towards the 2019 Women's Build home. Bonnie's passion for women homeownership radiates through her story and inspires all. Click here to read Bonnie's full story.

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Family of the Month: Lawella

Lawella brings sunshine into the lives of everyone she encounters. Through all of the hardships she has experienced, there is no denying that a woman that radiates positivity should deserve a place to call home. As a mother (of humans and canines), a veteran, and a Fox Valley Habitat homeowner, Lawella has proven again and again that you can achieve anything. Click here to read Lawella's full story. 

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Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
1300 S Broadway Rd Ste 101
Montgomery, IL 60538-1604
(630) 859-3333


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