Habitat Happenings: Summer 2020

It is said that “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. Over the past few months, we’ve been making the best out of a challenging situation. The construction of 307 Hillside Avenue in Long Branch continued with only one experienced volunteer, following safety guidelines and our construction staff, Ron and Andy. HFHMC was recognized with…

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County receives OceanFirst Bank’s Small Business Recovery Grant

In coordination with the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, OceanFirst Bank has helped ten local nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing housing in our community, obtain a $10,000 COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grant. One such grant recipient, Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County, was presented with their $10,000 grant check from OceanFirst Bank on…

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) Applications open 7/6-10

The DCA is offering temporary rental assistance (limited funds so will be a lottery for selection) for households impacted by COVID. COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) applications are online only. Enrollment Period is Monday, July 6, 2020, at 9:00 am until Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 pm. See below for a list of requirements and to…

Truth and Reconciliation: A statement by New Jersey Habitat for Humanity affiliates

Habitat for Humanity affiliates across New Jersey stand together with our Black brothers and sisters. Black Lives Matter. We individually and collectively resolve to face the truth of our own bias and racism. Moreover, as leaders in affordable housing and community development, we will face the truth of decades of government, private, and non-profit sector…

Habitat Happenings: Spring 2020 Newsletter

Our mission continues! Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth is committed to building homes for our partner families. We are actively working on a project in Long Branch with our limited construction crew and our generous vendors and contractors. Our projected completion date of the house is June. This work allows us to continue to deliver our mission to help…

A message of hope

Dear Friends- We are checking in with our Habitat for Humanity family.  The staff at Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is fine and doing what it takes to keep our mission going while remaining safe and protected.  More importantly, we are hopeful, especially when we have good news to share with you. First, we were thrilled…

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We love our employees, our volunteers and our community, so we are temporarily closing

Dear Friends, Supporters and our local Community: Along with most of you, we have been monitoring the evolving status of the COVID-19 virus. Out of an abundance of caution and to minimize any possible risk to our staff, volunteers, donors and the communities we serve, we have decided to hit the “pause” button. Effective March…