The invaluable role in the mission of providing housing to Americus. That each member would process a piece of equity in the structure that
would stand at the completion of the task. One that each member would be proud to say, “I helped to
build that.” This simple notation of “having many hands is better than one” is the cornerstone on which
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. built the foundation of the Civil Rights Movement and is the same cornerstone
that supports our mission here at Habitat today.
The implementation of urban renewal continues to impact the lives of black families. Discriminatory policies got us to where we are now, and the only solution is to identify and reverse what was done to ensure prosperity amongst Black communities.
My excitement was evident, and perhaps a bit obnoxious. Still, these houses will be the 1st that as the Executive Director I will be a part of the entire process of transforming into homes for 3 local families! As we walked through them, I could feel the history and energy of the families that had lived there before. Although what remains is just fragments of wood, plaster, and stone, I could envision the new structure and joy they will bring to our families.
ReStore Shopping & Drop Off Donation Hours
ReStore Shopping & Donation Drop Off Hours
According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition New York State has the 5th HIGHEST housing wage at $32.53/hour required to afford a 2 bedroom rental home. In addition, you would need to work 110 hours per week to afford a 2 bedroom rental home if you are earning the state's minimum wage. It would require 95 hours of work per week to afford a 1 bedroom rental home in NYS with a minimum wage income.
October Markdown Sale at ReStore!
October Markdown Sale starts TODAY at Newburgh ReStore!
An annual tradition, Golf for Housing raises critical funding to support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh’s work. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Golf Auction will take place online.
Items in the auction include 2 JetBlue airline tickets to anywhere they fly, golf foursomes at Mt Kisco Country Club, and the West ills Country Club, and beautiful handcrafted tables.
ReStore Online Purchase Pick Up!
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