Thousands of people volunteer with us each year,
either as individuals or part of an institution, group or
Habitat NYC is building and rehabilitating homes in Brooklyn
and Queens to help hardworking families achieve the dream
of first-time homeownership.
Help more New Yorkers realize their dream of
Home for the Holidays
Sunday, December 22
Join Habitat NYC for cookies, hot chocolate and carols sung by students from Staten Island Academy as we celebrate the homecoming of families displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
Building on the Dream:
MLK Weekend of Service
We invite you to volunteer as part of Habitat NYC's annual Building on the Dream: MLK Weekend of Service. Taking place on January 18 & 19, 2014, this special event is in connection with the national day of service honoring the legacy of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sign up to volunteer and make your weekend of service count! Volunteer opportunities include rehabilitating a home in Queens and beautifying a local community center.
STAY UP TO DATE WITH HABITAT NYC: CHECK OUT OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER
See our latest newsletter, which features stories about the 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, the 14th Annual Gala, our Queens Revitalization Program, our Superstorm Sandy Rebuilding project, and much more…
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Would you like to help make a difference in the lives of New Yorkers?
Sign up to volunteer with Habitat NYC! We have opportunities available for individuals, corporate groups, faith and community groups, and school and youth groups.
See you on the build site!
Habitat for Humanity New York City Celebrates President and Mrs. Carter's Return to New York for the 30th Annual Carter Work Project
Habitat for Humanity New York City is thrilled to have been a host of the 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. We were honored to welcome volunteers from across the country and the world who renovated houses in Queens and repaired homes in Staten Island that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
See the 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project week in review video:
Please enjoy President Jimmy Carter's message thanking 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project volunteers for their hard work:
SUPERSTORM SANDY ANNIVERSARY: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NEW YORK CITY HELPS 70TH FAMILY AFFECTED BY THE STORM
October 29, 2013 marks one year since Superstorm Sandy forever changed the lives of families throughout the Northeast. Habitat for Humanity New York City remains committed to helping Staten Island families complete their road to recovery and has helped more than 70 families with repairs, debris removal, painting and other construction projects.
Read the press release
president and mrs. Carter honored at habitat for humanity new york city's annual gala with guest emcess garth brooks and trisha yearwood
Habitat for Humanity NYC held its 14th Annual Gala on Thursday, October 10 to commemorate 30 years of building with Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter.
Grammy Award winners and longtime Habitat for Humanity supporters Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood emceed the event, which included moving speeches by President Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, Habitat for Humanity New York City CEO Neil Hetherington and Habitat NYC homeowner Yvette Pompey. Held at Cipriani Wall Street, the event was attended by more than 500 guests.
Two-time Tony Award winner Michael A. Alden and Emily Bergl served as producers for the evening's entertainment, with musical direction by Jonathan Mastro and choreography by Mimi Lieber. Guests enjoyed performances by Brian Stokes Mitchell, Emily Bergl, Daniel Breaker, Sierra Boggess, Kate Shindle and the Harlem Gospel Choir.
Construction Begins on Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project with Habitat for Humanity New York City
On Saturday, September 21, Habitat for Humanity NYC held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the renovation of five homes in Queens that will be a part of the 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
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Your generosity will continue to help us build more homes for families in need and provide more low-income New Yorkers with the opportunity to become first-time homeowners.
Habitat for Humanity New York City Transforms Lives and Our City by Building Quality Homes for Families in Need and by Uniting All New Yorkers Around the Cause of Affordable Housing.