Asking for Our Dreams: Takeaways from Georgetown’s “New Strategies” course

One of our values at Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity is constantly seeking ways that we can learn and expand as an organization. Keri Asevedo, our Executive Director, was recently given an incredible educational opportunity that will undoubtedly equip RAHFH to grow: the chance to participate in a course through the Georgetown University McDonough School … Continue reading Asking for Our Dreams: Takeaways from Georgetown’s “New Strategies” course

New Board Member Spotlight: Katrina Boykins

We are so excited to highlight Katrina Boykins, the newest member of the RAHFH Board of Directors! Katrina works for the Department of Children and Family Services as a case worker. She previously worked at Public Aid through the Department of Human Services, and before that she worked at Chrysler for 15 years. Katrina discovered … Continue reading New Board Member Spotlight: Katrina Boykins

RAHFH celebrates a 20th homeowner paying off their mortgage in full.

When people think of the work of Habitat for Humanity, it conjures up images of volunteers raising walls, men and women in hardhats pounding nails, and perhaps even a family getting the keys to their new home. The work that our homebuyers put into building their homes and moving in is apparent and highly visible. … Continue reading RAHFH celebrates a 20th homeowner paying off their mortgage in full.

A thriving partnership: Thrivent and Habitat

We cherish opportunities to partner with other organizations and corporations in our local community. Today we’re highlighting our partnership with Thrivent, which has had a big impact in Rockford over the years. On a large scale, Habitat for Humanity international and Thrivent formed their partnership in 2005. This collaboration provides an avenue for individuals, churches, … Continue reading A thriving partnership: Thrivent and Habitat

Homeowner representative added to RAHFH’s board of directors

One of the central tenets of Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity is our model of engaging those we serve in a relationship of mutual exchange. From new home-buyer orientation until closing and beyond, the road we walk together with those participating in our program is a two way street where Habitat greatly values—where we, in … Continue reading Homeowner representative added to RAHFH’s board of directors