Thousands of people volunteer with us each year,
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Habitat NYC is building and rehabilitating homes in Brooklyn
and Queens to help hardworking families achieve the dream
of first-time homeownership.
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BUILD A BETTER NEW YORK: VOLUNTEER WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NYC
Sign up to volunteer with Habitat NYC! We have opportunities available for individuals, corporate groups, faith and community groups, and school and youth groups.
Currently, we're repairing Sandy-affected homes in Staten Island, rehabilitating vacant homes in Queens and revitalizing community centers throughout the five boroughs through our Brush with Kindness program.
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SUPER BOWL BUILD: Volunteers Commemorate Super Bowl XLVIII by Rehabilitating Sandy-Damaged Homes with Habitat NYC
NFL Player Oday Aboushi and volunteers joined Habitat for Humanity NYC to tackle home repairs in Staten Island on Jan. 31. This special Superstorm Sandy rebuilding event was in collaboration with the NFL, with the support of the South Street Seaport, owned by The Howard Hughes Corporation.
This February, New Yorkers looking for love partnered with Habitat NYC for a day of fun and philanthropy to meet like-minded singles who have a passion for giving back, gain new skills and make a hands-on difference in the community.
CARS FOR HOMES
Do you have a car, truck, motorcycle, motorhome or boat on a trailer taking up valuable space in your driveway? Car donations support Habitat for Humanity New York City’s local and global mission of eliminating poverty housing and homelessness and save you the time and energy of finding a buyer.
By donating a car to our vehicle donation program, Cars for Homes™, you can help Habitat for Humanity of New York City build houses in partnership with families in need of a hand up, not a hand out.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: HABITAT for humanity new york city RETURNS THE KEYS TO FAMILIES IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Habitat NYC celebrated the homecoming of families displaced by Superstorm Sandy with a special "Home for the Holidays" ceremony, including cookies, hot chocolate and carols sung by students from Staten Island Academy.
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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…
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.
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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.
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.