Four years ago, Tammy stood in the driveway at the home dedication for the very first house that Guilford High School students had completed as part of our then brand new partnership program. Her son was a senior in Guilford’s construction trades program at the time, and he had helped to build the home from … Continue reading Homeowner Spotlight: Tammy
Gary Trueblood is Rockford Habitat’s Assistant Construction Manager, which means that he wears many hats within our organization. He helps with everything from construction management to repairs, and this year, he’ll even be the house leader for our Community Build! Gary got connected to Habitat as a volunteer about five years ago. His first volunteer … Continue reading Staff Spotlight: Gary
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.
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
Meet Ericka, one of our ReStore cashiers! Ericka is incredibly kind, and is skilled when it comes to providing excellent customer service at the ReStore. Her role on the ReStore team includes cleaning and sanitizing high-touch traffic areas for the safety of ReStore customers and team members, as well as running the cashier and assisting … Continue reading Staff Spotlight: Ericka
By Bill Rose, Academy Coach and Career and Tech Ed Director at East High School Earlier last year we were approached by Habitat for Humanity to take a more robust role in the community on helping build a home for an area family in need of housing. East students in past years worked on the … Continue reading COVID creates challenges, but East High School is up for it.
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