Jul 13

Habitat for Humanity Newark & Greater Elizabeth Acquires Habitat Hudson Affiliate

For more than 30 years, our Habitat affiliate has been committed to helping residents throughout Essex County achieve the American dream of homeownership.  Last fall, our Habitat affiliate nearly doubled its service area by taking over the role of the former Greater Elizabeth affiliate in Union County. Since then,...
Jul 1

Habitat of Greater Newark Welcomes New Corporate Partners

Panasonic  Panasonic Corporation of North America is one of the latest companies to participate in Habitat of Greater Newark’s Corporate Challenge – a house sponsorship program that is helping to build a nine-home subdivision in Newark for Partner Families. “Our employees are excited to be helping not only the...
May 17

Wells Fargo Continues to Offer Great Support to Habitat of Greater Newark

One of our most valued sponsors, Wells Fargo, has been a dedicated partner of Habitat of Greater Newark for almost 10 years; offering both volunteer and financial support.  “Wells Fargo has been a long-standing supporter of Habitat for Humanity here in Greater Newark and across the country,” said Tomas...
May 13

Neighborhood Revitalization Corner

Habitat of Greater Newark’s Neighborhood Revitalization Program has been busy in the community!  Founded locally in 2015 to identify community needs beyond housing, the Neighborhood Revitalization program has helped many families throughout Essex County. In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, Habitat of Greater Newark partnered with The American...
Apr 13

Habitat Geared Up for its 10th Annual National Women Build Week, May 6-14

National Women Build Week is a nationwide initiative developed in partnership with Lowe’s to address the housing crisis faced by millions of women and children each day. The event is held in more than 300 communities across the U.S, and in the past nine years, more than 90,000 women...
Mar 13

PSEG Foundation and Habitat Work Toward Energy Efficiency

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced a $75,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation to foster a partnership between Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (Habitat) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Comfort Partners Program.  The goal is to increase the energy efficiency and livability...
Feb 13

Construction Corner

Things are moving swiftly at Habitat of Greater Newark!  Construction is now wrapping up at Phase I of Harmony Point, the urban-style condominium subdivision of 23 affordable two- and three-bedroom units in the South Ward. Habitat of Greater Newark will partner with Spring Corporate Challenge groups to complete our...
Jan 13

Campus Chapter Spotlight: Montclair Kimberley Academy

Habitat of Greater Newark was proud to partner with Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA) on Saturday, March 3, as students helped to hang sheetrock at Harmony Point.  As a part of the Montclair-based private school’s community and service learning initiative, MKA offers numerous opportunities for students to become more engaged,...