Community Foundation awards $20,000 grant to Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity – Shaw Local

The Fox River Valley Community Foundation awarded Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity a $20,000 grant for equipment and materials needed to set up an e-commerce business in the Fox Valley Habitat ReStore at 2302 W. Indian Trail Road in Aurora. The Reverend Jeffrey Barrett, CEO and Executive Director of Habitat, said in a press release, “The equipment and materials provided through this generous grant will enable our ReStore to sell much of its unique merchandise online, thereby increasing funds to provide affordable housing in Fox Valley. .

“The grant also allows us to receive donated items locally, sell them, and ship them around the world using state-of-the-art software and display merchandising techniques.”

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that builds or rehabilitates homes with people in need, regardless of race or religion.

Based at Genesis Community Church in Montgomery, Habitat has helped more than 200 people in Aurora, Batavia, North Aurora and Montgomery improve their lives since its founding in 1989.

Part of Habitat for Humanity International, Fox Valley Habitat has more than 1,400 local affiliates in the United States and more than 70 national organizations worldwide.

For more information, call 630-859-3333, email, or visit

The Fox River Valley Community Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt, philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the greater Fox River Valley area. ‘Aurora, the Tri-Cities and Kendall County.

The mission of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is to provide donors with effective and rewarding ways to achieve their philanthropic goals.

For more information about the Community Foundation, visit

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