For Homeowners


    Find out how to become a Habitat homeowner, and see what is happening in our Partner Family Community:


    Homeowner Spotlight


    Congratulations to our soon-to-be 93rd, 94th, and 95th Habitat Homeowners who recently celebrated the completion of their homes with friends, family, staff, volunteers, donors, neighbors, and supporters at their house blessings!!


    Lidia & Edwin Mendrano, and their 2 children
    House Blessing on June 13, 2015

    John Bosco Tumwesigye & Emilly Musiimenta, and their 3 children
    House Blessing on June 14, 2015

    Esmeralda & Estreberto "Tito" Mendez, and their 4 children
    House Blessing on June 14, 2015


    Homeowner Blog


    To follow a complete Partner Family journey with Habitat, be sure to follow this link to the Hunt Family Blog.


    Current Projects


    39 Robin Road, Carpentersville
    Sponsored By: Thrivent Financial

    463/465 St. Charles Street, Elgin
    Sponsored By: Zurich North America

    708 Elma Avenue, Elgin
    25th Anniversary Blitz Build

    1265 Navajo Drive, Carpentersville
    Joyful Hands Partnership


    Building Together

    Our mission is more than building homes: it is building a future for deserving families. Regardless of your experience level, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley offers many opportunities for you to get involved as an individual, group, or corporation.


    Volunteering Needs

    Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley has builds every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30am to 4:00pm all year for those ages 16+.

    Our affiliate projects are currently in Elgin and Carpentersville. Please check VolunteerUP for our open build days and sites for individual volunteers:

    Be sure to check VolunteerUP regularly for changes/additions to the build schedule, possible projects you will be working on, or to register for a build!!

      Questions? Contact:
    Olivia Vlahos
    Volunteer & Outreach Manager

    Donor Spotlight

    25-Day Blitz Build


    This year, on July 31, we will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. To celebrate, we will be building a house in 25 volunteer days. The house is located at 708 Elma Avenue in Elgin, and each build day on the house can be sponsored with a contribution of $5,000 and 12 volunteers. Sponsorship recognition and benefits include:


    - Publicity to local press and media

    - Recognition on website, social media outlets, at house blessing, and other 25th Anniversary events

    - Corporate sponsor's name or logo permanently affixed to the property

    - On-site signage

    - Commemorative t-shirts for team

    - Invitation to Backyard Barbeque Bash

    - And the joy of helping a family build their future


    If you are interested in sponsoring a build day on our 25th Anniversary house, please contact Bill Klaves, Associate Director, at or by calling our affiliate office at 847-836-1432.


    Cars for Homes

    Have a car that is leaking oil on your drive? Consider a donation to Habitat's Cars for Homes program! Click Here for Details.

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