What We Do - Building Hope for Fox Valley
How We Do it:
Through volunteer labor and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent homes with the help of homeowner (partner) families. Habitat isn't a giveaway program; it's a hand-up, not a hand-out. Each homeowner family is required to invest "sweat equity" hours into the construction of their home and the homes of other homeowners. This reduces the cost of the house, increases the pride of ownership among family members, and fosters the development of positive relationships with other persons. Habitat homes are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with a loan with below market interest rates.The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments are then recycled into funding for furture homes.
If you are interested in applying, please go to our Apply Page for information on attending one of our Home Interest Orientation meetings. You will need to attend an orientation in order to receive an application.
Recently accepted into our program
The Nibitanga Family- Read their inspiring story about coming to the U.S. here.
Janice & George- Their journey is still unfolding! Click here for more about them.
Connie is our future Faith Build homeowner for 2020! Read about our Faith Build Homes here.
Recently Completed Homes
The dedication ceremony for our Women Build Home to the Macias Family took place on November 2, 2020. They are excited to spend their first Christmas in their new home! Congratulations and Welcome Home!
Faith Build 2017, 2018 & 2019
Read more about our Faith Build homes and families by clicking here!