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Last month, we took a look back at some wonderful accomplishments of our beloved volunteers. But humility is a virtue. So this month we’re highlighting the Habitat Chicago Top 10 Volunteer Build Site Blunders of 2016. Nota bene: we still really, REALLY appreciate you.
You know who’s amazing? You. Well, you and the rest of the Habitat Chicago volunteers (you know, the people who work so hard to see that every person in Chicago has the opportunity to thrive…). Take a look at just a few of the volunteers who left us feeling “wow’d” in 2016.
While Habitat Chicago is making strides in seeing the neighborhoods & residents of our city thrive, it takes much more than our efforts alone to get the job done. Luckily, we’re not the only ones fighting this fight. Let’s look at some of our favorite highlights in housing news in 2016.
In the fall of 2015 at a monthly West Pullman Community Action Group meeting, Shirley Holden proposed a beautiful idea: “Let’s host a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony!” and just a few short months later, the first ever West Pullman Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony took place. That evening, Ms....
When it comes to giving this holiday season, we’ll make it easy on you: here are five ways to give that fall lockstep with what you’ll already be doing. Read on to learn how you can be a hero to Chicago families in need through Workplace Giving Programs and Amazon Smile, or by making use of your...

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