Our Most Challenging Project

These pictures tell quite a story about the home we’re currently working on for Maj and her children. This 100+ year old house is the most challenging project our Spring of Life Partnership has undertaken to date, but the crew is having fun and Maj and her family are just thrilled.

519 Enterprise in Elgin


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September, 2015–It All Begins

September 2015--Lot of work to do

Lots of work to do

October, 2015–DEMOLITION

October 2015--Demolition begins. How many dumpsters will we fill?

October 2015–Demolition begins. How many dumpsters will we fill?

November, 2015–Let the Games Begin

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New stairs go in; the roof comes off the garage; the snow flies!

Taking a Short Break–Thanks Ed Fitzgerald!


Our new homeowner Maj (front right) and the Spring of Life crew taking a break. Thanks to Ed Fitzgerald and the KNAACK employees, we now have this Fabulous KNAACK toolbox!!

January, 2016


January 2016–Lots of work, but the roof is gone. Hoping it doesn’t snow or rain before the get the new one on!!!

February 2016–Raising the Rafters (and the Walls!)


February 2016–The rafters are up!! Lots of achy muscles at the end of this day.


February 2016. The second story walls are up. Now let’s get that roof on before the snow falls again.

We work at this site every Wednesday and Saturday. If you’d like to help us,  Contact us to Volunteer today.

519 Enterprise
Elgin, Illinois

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