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Habitat for Humanity will be dedicating a new home on Friday

It’s always happy news when a family has the opportunity to purchase a home through Habitat. This Friday, Habitat will be dedicating the home of Heather Rose and her family.

Habitat for Humanity to dedicate new home in Urbana

On May 11, 2018 at 5:30 Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, in partnership with Busey Bank, will be dedicating the home of the Heather Rose Family.

Heather Rose, one of Habitat’s newest homebuyers says, “I feel like I have won the lottery by qualifying for this opportunity to build a home with Habitat. It’s a dream come true.  Habitat is doing great things in our community and I am so proud to be a part of it!  I’ve worked hard and relied on God to get to this point– and I’m not going to stop trying to show the next family that they can do it too.”

Heather grew up in Champaign-Urbana, and is an active part of the community.  She went to Parkland and Eastern Illinois– graduating with a community health degree, and now works at the University of Illinois. Her goal is to become a wellness life coach “to help people achieve their dreams by balancing their work/family stress and always believing in themselves.”  She is a volunteer with FirstFollowers Re-entry Program and AME High mentoring program. She also coaches youth basketball for First String at the Douglass Center in Champaign.

The home Heather will be purchasing was built in partnership with Busey Bank.

Photo provided by Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County

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