March Recap
4 Partnership Houses Worked On
3 Affiliate Houses Worked On
26 Affiliate Build Days
7 Groups
27 Regular Volunteers
Over 135 Affiliate Volunteers
Over 2430 Affiliate Volunteer Hours
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Volunteers Wanted!

Why Wait? Volunteer Today!
We cannot build houses without volunteers! If you haven't volunteered in awhile check-out VolunteerUp for the latest updates and find a spot to volunteer! 

Special Opportunities This Month:
Friday April 7 and Saturday April 8 - 394 Tee Lane; Brick Paver Driveway Installation
Friday April 14 (Good Friday) - 128 Mora Rd; Interior Finishes
Saturday April 22 - 655 Oak St; Framing

As always volunteers are asked to sign-up for each day they plan on attending!

Like Events? Join our team!
We are forming a Hospitality Team to help with House Blessing and other special events! If you are interested in being a part of the team contact Jenny Ackerman at or 847-836-1432!

Special Events Look Ahead

Mark you calendar for our upcoming Special Events!

Saturday April 22: Women Build Clinic at Lake in the Hills Lowe's

Tuesday May 9- Saturday May 13: Women Build 2017 register at

Friday September 29 and Saturday September 30:
Over The Edge at the Canon Building in Schaumburg;  Registration information to come!

Questions?: Contact Kim McIver at or 

Partnership Updates

Spring of Life House Blessing:
Saturday April 29, 616 N. Liberty, Elgin 12PM, Lunch will be served!

New Hope Partnership Fundraiser:
Tuesday April 25, Portillos Randall Rd in Elgin; show the flier below to help raise funds to build more homes!
Collegiate Challenge

We had the pleasure of hosting two Collegiate Challenge teams this year. One group from Lycoming College and another from the United States Air Force Academy! Between the two groups they worked on 5 homes!

Lycoming College

The United States Air Force Academy 

Opening Doors: A Benefit Breakfast

On Thursday March 23, we celebrated that every donor unlocks opportunities at our first benefit breakfast. Speakers included Dennis Kerrigan of Zurich North America, Mayor Kaptain of the City of Elgin, Habitat NFV Board member Gene Huxhold and Habitat Partner Family Daisy!   

The event raised $17,000 to ensure more families have a success stories!

March 2017 Groups
Baitul Ilm Mosque
Cornterstone United Methodist Church
Harper College
Judson University
Lycoming College (Collegiate Challenge Week)
United States Air Force Academy (Collegiate Challenge Week)

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always in need of volunteers! Check out VolunteerUp for the latest build schedule!

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley hosts builds every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30am to 4:00pm all year long for those ages 16+. To register for a build day visit VolunteerUp by clicking on the picture.

If you would like to plan a group build day in the future, please contact Jenny Ackerman, Volunteer & Outreach Manager, at Corporate groups please contact Bill Klaves, Associate Director, at .
Top Volunteers

Thank you to each and every one volunteer who came out to work with us in March!! As a group, these 27 individuals put in over 900 hours of volunteer work this month!!
March Regulars
Bill Ahlman 
Richard Blauvelt 
Bob Davis 
Amy Desens 
Mike Farmer 
Neil Hansen 
Dave Hatcher 
Patricia Hayden 
Tom Hollinger 
Susan Hutchins 
Greg Johnson 
Frank Kahoun 
Sara Kelly 
Paul Marschinke 
Jack McClurkin 
James McDermott 
Nancy Middleton 
Robert Pautsch 
Wayne Piper 
Bob Ruffatto 
Allen Short 
Tom Steele 
Brian Sullivan 
Todd Tifft 
Chuck Vanourek 
Pat Walsh 
Richard Zoellick 

Top March Volunteers 
1. Greg Johnson 81.5
2. Pat Hayden 60
2. Amy Desens 60
3. Neil Hansen 52.5
3. Pat Walsh 52.5
4. Todd Tifft 42.5
5. Bob Pautsch 41.5
5. Bob Ruffatto 41.5
6. Tom Hollinger 37.5
6. Nancy Middleton 37.5
6. Chuch Vanourek 37.5
6. Tom Steele 37.5

Top Volunteers YTD
1. Greg Johnson 223.5
2. Amy Desens 195
3. Pat Walsh 157.5
4. Pat Hayden 157
5. Todd Tifft 147.5
6. Neil Hansen 120
7. Dave Hatcher 105
8. Tom Steele 104
9. Chuck O'Connor 98.5
10. Bob Pautsch 96.5

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