April Recap
3 Partnership Houses Worked On
5 Affiliate Houses Worked On
20 Affiliate Build Days
9 Groups
27 Regular Volunteers
Over 160 Affiliate Volunteers
Over 1720 Affiliate Volunteer Hours
may 2017 newsletter

habitat fact of the month

Children of homeowners are 116% m ore likely to graduate from college than children of renters

special events 

Save the Date!

Join us for the High Ropes for Habitat Launch Party, Thursday June 8 at 5:30PM at 425 N.Martingale Rd in Schaumburg. Come learn more about how to get involved and be the first to register for this one of a kind rappelling event! More information can be found at nfvrappel.org!

To RSVP: Contact Kim McIver at kim.mciver@habitatnfv.org or  847-836-1432!

Elgin Valley Fox Trot Registration!

We are participating in the Elgin Fox Trot again this year! We receive the registration fees when you register for the 2-Mile Walk for a Cause and choose Habitat NFV as your organization of choice! If you are running the 5K, 10K or 10 Mile races consider making an additional donation to us! Join us  Saturday May 27 and register today at  https://elginvalleyfoxtrot.com /!

partner family updates
Join us for a Doubleheader House Blessing!:
Join us Sunday May 7 at 128 Mora Rd in Carpentersville at 2PM to welcome the family into their home. We will then continue the celebration with another blessing at 394 Tee Lane in Carpentersville at 3:00PM where refreshments will be served! Join us for one or both celebrations!  RSVP Here!

We held closings for two partner families in March! Congratulations to our two newest homeowners!

affiliate awards

At the recent Habitat Conference our affiliate was awarded the Malachi 3:10 Award for $500,000 in thithe contributions! We also served the most families in the state of Illinois in Fiscal Year 16! Congratulations are also in order for ReStore Elgin who ranks in the top 20 of ReStores across the country in number of homes funded! It is through your generosity that we can help more families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter!
volunteer updates
Volunteer Opportunities

There is always a place to volunteer! Check VolunteerUp early and often for the latest opportunities. All tasks listed are only to give you an idea of what to expect and are subject to change, so check back for updates!

May Highlights

Saturday May 6 - 269 Ann St. Elgin - Landscaping
Tuesday May 9, Wednesday May 10, Friday, May 12 - Women Build 2017! Registration is required and closes Wednesday May 3 at 12PM  Register Here ! Limited spots are available!
Saturday May 20 - 269 Ann St. Elgin - Landscaping
Wednesday May 24 - 763 Parkway, Elgin - Framing
Friday May 26 - 655 Oak St. Elgin - Framing

If you would like to plan a group build day in the future, please contact Jenny Ackerman, Volunteer & Outreach Manager, at  jenny.ackerman@habitatnfv.orgCorporate groups please contact Bill Klaves, Associate Director, at bill.klaves@habitatnfv.org.
April 2017 Groups
Fremd High School
Harper College
Motorola Solutions
Northwestern University
Wells Fargo
Top Volunteers

Thank you to each and every one volunteer who came out to work with us in April!! As a group, these 27 individuals put in over 600 hours of volunteer work this month!!
April Regulars
Bill Ahlman 
Richard Blauvelt 
Syd Bowcott 
Amy Desens 
Mike Farmer 
Peter Ferguson 
Neil Hansen 
Patricia Hayden 
Tom Hollinger 
Greg Johnson 
Frank Kahoun 
Sara Kelly 
Paul Marschinke 
Jack McClurkin 
James McDermott 
Nancy Middleton 
Robert Pautsch 
Wayne Piper 
Bob Ruffatto 
Tom Steele 
Brian Sullivan 
Todd Tifft 
Chuck Vanourek 
Pat Walsh 
Richard Zoellick 

Top April Volunteers 
1. Amy Desens 45
1. Wayne Piper 45
1. Pat Walsh 45
2. Neil Hansen 37.5
2. Greg Johnson 37.5
3. Bob Pautsch 35.5
4. Todd Tifft 33
5. Tom Hollinger 30
5. Frank Kahoun 30
5. Bob Ruffatto 30
5. Richard Zoellick 30

Top Volunteers YTD
1. Greg Johnson 268.5
2. Amy Desens 240
3. Pat Walsh 202.5
4. Todd Tifft 180.5
5. Pay Hayden 180
6. Neil Hansen 157.5
7. Bob Pautsch 132
8. Tom Steele 127.5
9. Frank kahoun 120
10. Wayne Piper 117

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