First Centennial Mortgage Partners with Habit for Humanity to Build first house in Batavia, IL

Aurora, IL – October 20, 2020

First Centennial Mortgage is partnering with Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity by donating $175,000 to fund the building of its first home in Batavia, IL.

“This is our 25th year in business so we wanted to do something special for our community to celebrate our anniversary,” said Steven McCormick, President of First Centennial Mortgage. “We’ve supported Habitat for Humanity for years and believe in their mission. Partnering with them in this way brings what we do full circle.”

The public is invited to a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 9:00 am at the site of the new home for the Owino family at 10 Independence Drive, Batavia, IL.

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce will host the ceremony along with Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, and Illinois State Representative, Karina Villa.  Orange Home Services, AAA Door Teks, and Bulldog Plumbing along with other community partners will attend and offer brief remarks.  Heidi’s Cake & Pastry and Gun Barrel Coffee will provide refreshments.

The home is scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2021.

About First Centennial Mortgage

First Centennial Mortgage is a residential mortgage lender headquartered in Illinois, founded by brothers Steven and David McCormick. Family-owned, the company strives to deliver an extraordinary experience to the communities it serves through an extensive portfolio of mortgage products and services.

The company has been named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies by Mortgage Executive Magazine, a Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces, and one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. For more information, visit

About Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up, partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit


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