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The Keepers’ New Home

August 3, 2023

The Keepers’ New Home: Fox Cities Habitat’s vision is to ensure everyone has a safe, decent, and affordable place to call home. We were able to meet up with the Keepers family, who will soon move into our 321st build, and got a tour of their home! Hear from Crystal and her children on what…

Dunham family together during interview

Relief from Lead Risks

April 14, 2023

Relief from Lead Risks: We recently had the opportunity to meet up with the Dunham family to discuss their experience with our Lead Safe Homes program and how the reduction of lead risks from their home has taken a huge burden off their shoulders. To see their interview, watch the video below!

Volunteers posing together with family for 2022 Women Build project

Women Build – 2022

April 14, 2023

Women Build: Every year, Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates a home as a Women Build. This home is built from the ground up, by women from all over the Fox Valley. Our Women Build connects the incredible power of women as they come together to build safer, stronger communities and to raise…

Dorothy at Fox Cities Habitat office

Celebrating a Mortgage Payoff

April 14, 2023

Celebrating a Mortgage Payoff: We recently had the opportunity to reunite with Fox Cities Habitat homeowner, Dorothy Westphal, to celebrate a major milestone – she made her last payment on her Habitat home! To see Dorothy’s interview, watch the video below.

Schultz family on the couch

Chasing the Dream of Homeownership

April 14, 2023

Chasing the Dream of Homeownership: The mission of Fox Cities Habitat is to ensure that everyone has a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We had the opportunity to meet up with Alexis, who is currently in our Homebuyer program, to discuss how a new Habitat home can create a brighter future for her…

How a Hand Up Changes Lives

April 14, 2023

How a Hand Up Changes Lives: Fox Cities Habitat’s vision is to ensure everyone has a safe, decent, affordable place to live. Here’s a great follow-up from one of our homebuyer families who have not only succeeded at making a better life for their family but excelled at it. Samantha and Jason Hoyt applied to…

Arias Family Update

April 12, 2023

The Ripple Effect of Homeownership: The definition of real change is to become different, to undergo transformation or transition. For the Arias family of Neenah, Wisconsin they know all too well the difference change can make. In 2009, the Arias family became homeowners through Fox Cities Habitat’s Homebuyer program. We conducted a follow-up interview with Kathryn,…