In Loving Memory of Orlyn Huwe

Orlyn Huwe was one of Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity’s most dedicated long-term supporters. He was kind, generous with his time, and passionate about pursuing a way for everyone to have a decent place to live and call home. He was a committed ReStore volunteer, and when our newer ReStore building opened on Harrison Avenue,Continue reading In Loving Memory of Orlyn Huwe

Staff Spotlight: Doris

Doris is our ReStore Donation Coordinator, and we’re so thankful that she is on our team. Below is our Q&A with Doris– we hope you enjoy! Q: How would you describe your role at the ReStore? A: I am everything donations! I schedule our truck for business and residential pickups that we do Tuesday throughContinue reading Staff Spotlight: Doris

Staff Spotlight: Keri

Keri’s story with Habitat for Humanity began when she was a 19-year-old resident assistant at her university. She needed to do a community service project and McDonough County Habitat for Humanity was the option that was still available. Keri signed up and invited other students to come with her. Before she knew it, she wasContinue reading Staff Spotlight: Keri

Homeowner Spotlight: Tracey

Tracey is a born caregiver. In both her personal life and her career, she gives herself selflessly to the care of those around her. Tracey was born and raised in Rockford, where she graduated from Jefferson High School.  Immediately following high school graduation, she entered school for medical assisting, and she started her career withContinue reading Homeowner Spotlight: Tracey

Staff Spotlight: Kelly

Kelly is one of our ReStore managers, which means she does a little bit of everything at the ReStore—from working on the donations dock and the sales floor to running cash registers from time to time, she truly is (in her words) a Jane of all trades. Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity was lucky enoughContinue reading Staff Spotlight: Kelly

Homeowner Spotlight: Tammy

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 fromContinue reading Homeowner Spotlight: Tammy


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