Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity  
 
Every One - Homeowners
 
 
Habitat Happenings Newsletter September 2019

Myth-Busted!

Myth: Habitat only provides a house to their homeowners.

Truth74 percent say their health has improved since moving into their homes.

57 percent of adults in Habitat households are furthering their education.

48 percent of Habitat families feel more connected to their community, according to a Sacramento survey.


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Does Your Team Want to Build?

Local businesses state that the best way for their teams to bond is to volunteer with Fox Valley Habitat. A perfect example of this is TD Ameritrade. Their time and dedication to the Fox Valley affiliate has not only highly benefitted our organization, but their office has been affected greatly as well. A TD Ameritrade employee quotes, "It is so great to see these connections and then watch the follow up of that in the office." If your team wants to help build, contact Julie Clark at J.Clark@foxvalleyhabitat.org or (630) 206-5034.

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Realtor Build 2020

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity is providing an opportunity for all Real Estate Agencies in the Fox Valley area to get together to raise funds and help building a home in Kane County in the spring of 2020.

Join us on September 18th at 10 AM at the FVHH Office, 1300 S Broadway Rd, Ste. 101 Montgomery, IL 60538. Coffee and rolls will be provided.

For questions or more information, contact Barb Zegiel at B.Zegiel@foxvalleyhabitat.org or (630) 206-5038.


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Interested in a Habitat Home?

Come to one of the home interest meetings to learn more about Fox Valley Habitat and find out if we are the right for you!

  • Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, October 10th at 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, November 16th at 10:00 AM

Sign-up here!


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Last Call Before Fall

Celebrate the last days of summer at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Geneva on September 8th from 12-3. There will be a lineup of activities or the whole family: a petting zoo, pony rides, food vendors, music, bounce inflatables, face painting, and so much more! There will be raffle tickets with prizes including Chicago Bears tickets and many other prizes. Festival proceeds will support Fox Valley Habitat. Click here for more information.

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Get to Know the Board of Directors

Since 2013, Dave and Steven McCormick have been acting members of Fox Valley Habitat's Board of Directors, making them the longest acting members of the board. The McCormick brothers have donated land and played a large role in volunteering, financially supporting, and always spreading the word of Fox Valley Habitat. From FVHH's office, we cannot begin to thank you enough for your dedication to our mission. Click here to read the McCormick brothers' history with FVHH, along with some of their special memories.

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Family of the Month: Janice's Story

Our newest Fox Valley Habitat homeowner in queue, Janice, has a story that perfectly enompasses what it means to have hard work and dedication. From moving to the United States from Kenya, to making her relationship last after years of being apart, her story exemplifies the value of perserverance. Read Janice's full story here, and be as amazed as we are.

 

 
 
 
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Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
1300 S Broadway Rd Ste 101
Montgomery, IL 60538-1604
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