October Recap
3 Partnership House Worked On
4 Affiliate Houses Worked On
27 Affiliate Build Days
20 Groups
28 Regular Volunteers
Over 260 Affiliate Volunteers
Over 2500 Affiliate Volunteer Hours
November 2016  Newsletter
Come Celebrate Our 100th House on Friday, November 4!

We are excited to announce the completion of our 100th House!  

Th ank you for  helping Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley reach this milestone. 

Please join us for an Open House to celebrate the dedication of our donors, volunteers and the Partner Family. Friday November 4; 4-6:30pm

The House Blessing program will commence at 5:30pm.

Refreshments will be served. 
Read the Press Release and RSVP Here! 

Questions? Please contact Jenny Ackerman at 847-83 6-1432. 
Want to Get Out of Chicago in February?

Our affiliate is planning a trip to Trinidad and Tobago February 4-12, 2016! Where is that you ask? Trinidad and Tobago is the farthest south Caribbean Island 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela! Our team will be building a brick and mortar structure with the local affiliate. If you are interested in joining us contact Jenny Ackerman for trip details at  jenny.ackerman@habitatnfv.org! Registration Deadline is November 11, 2016!
Chicago's Finest Painted Lady Competition

Congratulations to the more than 950 volunteers contributing more than 12,000 volunteers at our recent St. Charles St. Project! Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley was awarded Best Use of Expressive Color, Not Professionally Painted in " Chicago's Finest Painted Ladies & Her Court" competition, sponsored by the Chicago Paint & Coatings Association. 

For more information about the project click here and for more information about the competition check out the story in the Chicago Tribune here!

Year End Giving

As we get near the end of the year,  we ask that you think about  including Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, your local affiliate, in your giving plans for the holiday season. Like most of the organizations you support, you will receive a note from us with the details of what we have done and the impact we plan to make in our communities. And we can't do it without your support!

Partnership Fundraisers

New Hope Partnership - November 5
Christ the Lord Lutheran Church will be hosting their 20th Annual Fall Craft Fair to raise funds to support this project. On Saturday November 5 from 9-3 at  12N462 Tina Trail in Elgin!  more than 25 crafters will be selling their wares. The net proceeds benefit the building of more homes. 

Spring of Life Partnership - November 18
Spring of Life is hosting their Brick for Brick Fundraiser Friday November 18 at the Metropolis Theater in Arlington Heights from 6:30-10 PM! Tickets include small bites and non- alcoholic beverages. Festivities include a cash bar, raffles, a silent auction and entertainment by Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos. Click Here to reserve your ticket today!

We're Hiring!

House Lead
We have a part-time position available as a House Lead. This key role serves on our Construction team and will be responsible for ensuring quality construction, maintaining job site safety and training for our volunteers. The ideal candidate enjoys teaching, has some home-building/remodeling experience and has a heart for our mission to put God's love into action.
Click Here for the job description.

ReStore Elgin has a part-time Processing/Sales Floor Associate opening available. This position will process donations, maintain the sales floor and provide customer assistance. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. The ideal candidate has merchandising experience, enjoys working in a diverse environment where no day is the same and maintains a positive outlook. Click Here for the job description.

Questions? Contact our HR Manager Courtney Powell at   Courtney.Powell@habitatnfv.org for more information. 
October 2016 Groups
Bethany Lutheran
Grace Lutheran Church
Harper College
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Lincoln Financial
Putman Media
Rabine Group
Schneider Electric
Zurich North America

Volunteer Opportunities

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   jenny.ackerman@habitatnfv.org Corporate groups please contact Bill Klaves, Associate Director, at bill.klaves@habitatnfv.org .
Top Volunteers

Thank you to each and every one volunteer who came out to work with us in July!! As a group, these 28 individuals put in over 650 hours of volunteer work this month!!
October Regulars
Richard Blauvelt 
Syd Bowcott 
Judith Diamond 
Mike Farmer 
Doug Fisher 
glenn golbus 
Neil Hansen 
Dave Hatcher 
Patricia Hayden 
Tyler Hoffman 
Tom Hollinger 
Susan Hutchins 
Greg Johnson 
Frank Kahoun 
Sara Kelly 
Paul Marschinke 
James McDermott 
Nancy Middleton 
Charles O'Connor 
Robert Pautsch 
Wayne Piper 
Bob Ruffatto 
Tom Steele 
Brian Sullivan 
Richard Tabatt 
Todd Tifft 
Chuck Vanourek 
Richard Zoellick 
Top October Volunteers
1. Greg Johnson 57.5
2. Charles O'Connor 52.5
3. Paul Marschinke 45
3. Wayne Piper 45
3. Brian Sullivan 45
4. Tom Steele 37.5
4. Patricia Hayden 37.5
4. Richard Zoellick  37.5
5. Tyler Hoffman 34
6. Nancy Middleton 30

Top Volunteers YTD
1. Charles O'Connor 454.5
2. Brian Sullivan 452.5
3. Tom Steele 420
4. Neil Hansen 416
5. Wayne Piper 402.5
6. Richard Zoellick 315
7. Robert Pautsch 281.5
8. Nancy Middleton 267
9. Bob Ruffatto 257.5
10. Patricia Hayden 240

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