Help a Qualified Family Buy an Affordable Home

Your donation allows a qualified family to be able to buy an affordable home with an interest free mortgage, allowing them to grab their piece of the American Dream.

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To avoid the transaction fee and ensure 100% of your donation goes to Habitat and the Spring of Life Partnership, download and complete this DONATION FORM.

Send it along with  your check made payable to HFH of Northern Fox Valley to:

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley
Spring of Life Partnership</strong
56 S. Grove Street
Elgin, IL 60120

Here’s how your donation helps.

$35 buys a bundle of shingles
$50 buys a box of nails
$100 buys exterior lights
$250 buys a front door
$500 buys interior lights for the entire house
$1,000 buys a high efficiency furnace
$2,500 buys kitchen cabinets and countertops
$5,000 buys siding and windows
$6,000 buys the home plumbing system
$8,000 buys the home’s electrical system

At the Spring of Life Partnership of Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley,  we take seriously our responsibility to donors and to those counting on our help to be wise stewards of funds entrusted to us. Please know that each gift helps us put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

All the labor and many of the building supplies are donated, so the cost of the homes is very modest–Usually 1/2 of the cost of a commercially built home.

AND…..100% of your donation goes directly to building materials. Our amazing volunteers keep the labor cost to ZERO.

Thank You for Your Support




As an arm of Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, Spring of Life is a partnership of churches and community members in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. We are a group of volunteers--many of us members of our partner churches---and we create affordable housing for qualified families.

Since 1997, we have enabled 13 families to grab their piece of the American Dream--a home of their own. In August of 2016, we completed our 13th home and changed another family's life forever.

**********No Free Homes***********

A common myth is that we give homes away. This is not the case. Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley provides interest free loans and Spring of Life provides the sweat equity. All homeowners must qualify for a mortgage by

1. Being able to make the monthly mortgage payments on the interest-free, no profit loan
2. Proving need for affordable housing
3. Committing to 500 hours of sweat equity in the construction of the home.