Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity
With the help of volunteers, Habitat for Humanity is able to achieve its mission of helping families attain decent, affordable housing.
This Veterans Day 2021 weekend, we are looking for teams of VETERANS to join us on our volunteer build days. Veteran volunteer groups will work under the supervision of trained crew leaders and participate in all phases of the construction process. No skills or experience with tools or building is required.

Volunteer Organizations

Chicago Transit Authority VERG
Chicago Recruiting Battalion
Chicago Veterans
G2
Student Veterans of America Illinois Chapter
Team RWB
Travis Manion Foundation
WESCO | Anixter
Wounded Warriors Project

Affiliate Build Sites

Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs
DuPage Habitat for Humanity
Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity Lake County
Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County
Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley
Will County Habitat for Humanity

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Volunteer

Are you a veteran, or a member of a military-connected family? We need you! We are seeking up to 10 teams of 10 veteran volunteers.

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Veterans Build 2021 will welcome up to 10 teams of 10 volunteers at six host sites. We will try to accommodate your team's choice for location, but will contact you if your choice(s) are unavailable to consider an alternate location. In addition, we will contact you if teams are filled about considering another build date with Habitat.

The cost to sponsor a team of 10 is $2,500 - which covers the costs for materials and supplies needed for construction of the home. If your organization is unable to cover the cost, we will add you to our wait list and notify you once we have a sponsor to cover the costs.

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Become a Sponsor

Do you support veterans? We need you! Sponsor a veteran team for $2,500 which covers the costs of materials and supplies for the home.

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Meet Marta & her family

Marta is a Veteran of the US Army Reserves. She and her family are just one of the Habitat partner families working toward homeownership.

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Marta & her family

Marta & her family

Marta has found a path to affordable housing through DuPage Habitat for Humanity

Marta is a Veteran of the US Army Reserves and a mother of two beautiful daughters. Marta and her husband have been living in unsafe conditions and wanted a new life for their two children.

Before they applied to the Habitat Program, they tried to find a home on the open market, but could not find any housing that was affordable for their family size and income. They had begun to lose hope before they finally were connected to DuPage Habitat for Humanity.

They applied for the Habitat for Humanity’s affordable home ownership program to help provide the best life possible for their little girls. They were accepted earlier this year and volunteers now have an opportunity to help them build their home in DuPage County.