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Newburgh, NY (October 11, 2018) — The Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Arbolino as the new Executive Director. Arbolino, a native of Newburgh, has served as Habitat Newburgh’s Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator for the past 2½ years.

Last year, Habitat homeowners and their neighbors formed the Broadway River District Neighborhood Association, and ever since they have been hard at work improving and advocating for the place that they call home. They were recently awarded a grant of $14,000 from the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) for beautification projects on their blocks.

Volunteering, generally speaking, is done in people’s free time. Our volunteer spotlight this month is Jamie O'Shea, a volunteer who on the surface shouldn't have the time to volunteer with us, given his profession as an entrepreneur. When asked about this, Jamie told us, "People feel they don't have the time, but I feel I can find the time if I'm being honest with myself."

upcoming events

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00 am10:30 am
First Congregational Church 44 Liberty Street W.H. Newburgh, NY 125500

Saturday, October 20, 2018
10:00 am10:30 am
Calvary Presbyterian Church 120 South Street Newburgh, NY 12550

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
10:00 am10:30 am
First Congregational Church 44 Liberty Street W.H. Newburgh, NY 125500

Thursday, October 25, 2018
8:00 am9:00 am
Anthony's Pier 9
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