Habitat and the environment: How ComEd helps our homes go green.

As an affiliate, we hope to be as conscientious as possible when it comes to our environmental footprint. That’s why we are so thankful for our partnership with the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program. This program is an incentive program for the new construction of affordable housing. To break it down, ComEd covers whatever it costs … Continue reading Habitat and the environment: How ComEd helps our homes go green.

Rockford Habitat for Humanity Builds Futures

By Christina Magee, College & Career Academy Coach at Guilford High School Habitat for Humanity is known for building houses which clients turn into homes that nurture the futures of its residents.  But in Rockford, Illinois, Habitat for Humanity is building not just its clients’ futures, but also the futures of high school students. In … Continue reading Rockford Habitat for Humanity Builds Futures

The Faith Build: Put your faith into action in your community

One of Jill Kruckenberg’s first experiences with Habitat for Humanity was a Framing Day in Rockford a few years ago. Little did she know that this day would impact her for a very long time. Jill found herself working alongside an excited, nervous, empowered Habitat homebuyer, who was on her way to becoming a homeowner. … Continue reading The Faith Build: Put your faith into action in your community