616 N. 4th St., Charleston

April 2018

Habitat is beginning to build our 38th home for partner family, Amber Pedigo and her two sons, in April 2018.  We typically build every Saturday, from 8AM-2PM.  If you are interested in volunteering to help build this home, please contact Melissa McDaniel, at the Habitat office, 217-348-7063 or by email at colescountyhabitat@consolidated.net.  No skills or previous experience required.


612 Wabash Ave, Mattoon

November 2017 

After 20 weeks of hard work, Coles County Habitat is thrilled to announce the home of our newest partner family, Aisha Crowe, is complete.  A special thanks goes out to all of our volunteers and construction site supervisors, Butch Thompson & Zach Whitley, for their incredible dedication in completing the home!  More than 100 volunteers worked over 2,000 hours on building this home!  Along with Habitat's longtime loyal volunteers, dozens of new individuals signed up to volunteer and 7 groups including First Christian Church, Wells Fargo Advisors, Anixter Power Solutions, EIU's Habitat Chapter, Lakeview College of Nursing, Home Depot and Mattoon Rotary.​


​​Women Build, 2017 

Sponsored by Lowes - Our First Home Repair

Coles County Habitat for Humanity, Eastern Illinois University’s Habitat Chapter and Lowe’s teamed up for the 10th annual National Women Build Week (May 6-14). This year we completed our first ever home repair project for longtime Charleston resident, Mary Jane Adams. Together we built a deck and wheelchair ramp for Mary Jane, along with painting her porch and windows and getting her yard and garden ready for spring.  Thank you to all of the volunteers that came out for the project, as well as the donors that contributed to making this event a possibility.​​




Build Updates

​Coles County Habitat for Humanity both errects new housing structures and rehabs existing structures when possible. Builds would not be possible without the help and support of our donors, volunteers, and sponsors!

Thank you!