Our Story

Since 1988, we have...

Celebrated 30 years of serving Will County

Placed 75 families in homes

Conducted a seven-home blitz (seven homes constructed simultaneously!)

Celebrated 20 years of a collaborative effort building homes with the Lockport Township High School students

Placed 10 families in rehabbed homes in one year through the Bank of America foreclosure program

Opened a ReStore where the proceeds build our homes and offer the community a donation center for home and building materials

Conducted a build with Oprah Winfrey

Built alongside Jimmy Carter through the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Launched the release of the film Rudy with Tri-Star Pictures at the Rialto Theatre in Joliet

Hosted the Homes for Hounds event – Teams creating themed dog houses, because even man’s best friends needs a home.

Hosted Women Build – Teams of Women coming together to highlight the need for affordable housing, while fundraising and building our homes.

Hosted Tinsel & Tinis – Over 300 ladies kicking off the holidays with Habitat.

Brought thousands of volunteers together to make a difference and support our mission

Selected as a recipient agency of the annual Chicago Auto Show’s First Look For Charity event

Kicked off the Will County Beer and Bourbon Fest event to fund a new home for a veteran – The House Beer & Bourbon Built