Habitat for Humanity

Construction tools at a Habitat for Humanity site in Little Ferry, N.J. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Still Hard At Work On Sandy-Damaged Homes In Little Ferry

Two years after Sandy struck, some residents are finally getting their homes cleaned up, said Mike Stimson with Habitat for Humanity.

12/01/2014

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How To Volunteer On Your Next Vacation

Take time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.

11/06/2014

A sign posted in New Rochelle by Habitat for Humanity of Westchester asking drivers to slow down. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Head Of Westchester’s Habitat For Humanity Wants Drivers To Slow Down

Habitat for Humanity not only rebuilds neighborhoods, it’s trying to make them safer.

07/28/2014

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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Josh Duhamel, More Celebrities Take Part In Habitat For Humanity Charity

The film star and soon-to-be first-time dad kicked off the third annual Valspar Hands for Habitat charity campaign on Monday. The initiative auctions the painted hand prints of Hollywood’s hottest stars, like Lea Michele, Heather Graham, Naomi Watts, Stacy Keibler, Minka Kelly, Kate Bosworth and Susan Sarandon, to benefit Habitat for Humanity’s Disaster Response Programs.

08/19/2013

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Some N.J. Residents Left Homeless By Sandy Still Unable To Rebuild

Plenty of money has been sunk into rebuilding New Jersey’s economy, but some state officials said that hasn’t trickled down to help the homeowners who are still trying to rebuild.

07/12/2013

3.21.13 Bachelor Houses

‘Bachelorette’ Couple Teams Up With Habitat For Humanity

Ashley Hebert and her husband JP Rosenbaum found love on hit show “The Bachelorette,” but now they’re on a new mission.

03/21/2013

Students from The Harvey School volunteer in Yonkers (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Prep School Requires Students To Perform Community Service

The Harvey School teamed up with Habitat For Humanity to require all students to take part in a day of service.

10/02/2012

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Ron Darling Spending The Weekend Building Homes

Ron and Joanna Darling, and their son, Jordan, will help paint a six-unit condo building Saturday with a Habitat for Humanity team in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

WFAN–02/11/2012

Cheri Sabolenko

Man Brings Presents, Check To North Bellport Family Robbed Before Christmas

After burglars cleaned out a North Bellport home of gifts and electronics last weekend, the Sabolenko family thought they would have no presents to open on Christmas morning.

12/21/2011

Cheri Sabolenko

Heartless Thieves Attempt To Ruin Long Island Family’s Christmas

Grinch-like burglars are on the loose on Long Island. Now police want your help as they hunt for the heartless thieves who stole from a struggling family just days before Christmas.

12/20/2011

A street is seen in Mount Vernon, NY (file)

Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Aims To Clean Up Mount Vernon

In a city that is often only noted for crime and poverty, it’s hard to see the beauty of Mount Vernon, with the trash and abandoned lots around the city.

07/29/2011

The Melody (credit: habitatnyc.org)

Anti-Obesity Co-Op Apartment Called ‘The Melody’ Unveiled In The Bronx

The building has a backyard with brightly colored exercise equipment for adults, and climbing equipment for children. It also has a gym.

06/02/2011

Mayor Bloomberg participates in Mulchfest 2011 (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

NYC Kicks Off MulchFest To Recycle Christmas Trees

The two day event will feature many sites, where city residents can drop off their trees and have them turned into wood chips, which will be used to nourish trees, plants and gardens across the area.

01/08/2011