Current Events

  • Women Build FREE Lowe’s How –To Clinics
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 18:00
  • Pastors Breakfast
    Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 08:30
  • Women Build FREE Lowe’s How –To Clinics
    Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 09:00
  • A Taste for Homes 2018
    Monday, May 21, 2018 - 18:00

Build Days

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    Friday, April 6, 2018 - 09:00
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    Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 09:00
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    Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 09:00

The House that Youth Built

dfd_brochure-6.pngWhat it is:

The House that Youth Built is a youth based service project that engages schools and youth organizations from across our service area to help raise the funds needed to help a family in need have a home or return home after a disaster. Our 1st  youth build project was a huge success in helping the Henn family of Port Monmouth/Middletown, NJ re-build their Hurricane Sandy damaged home. Our 2nd project is currently underway, building a new home for a Family of Long Branch, NJ.

Project Goal: the goal is simple!

•    Help Raise $50,000 to help bridge the funding gap needed to build a new home 

Project Timeline:  Now - July 31, 2016

Previous Project Background Information:

The Henn family is a low-moderate income family who lost their home as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The family consists of a widowed grandmother raising her 18 year old granddaughter Katari. Katari, as a little girl, suffered the tragedy of losing her mother. Although with the help, love and support of her grandmother, Katari is a recent graduate of Middletown High School North. 

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About their Home:

As a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy their house was deemed unsafe and unlivable. For two years, the family had been displaced. Without having enough money to re-build their home, the family stayed in a one bedroom apartment in Keansburg, NJ.   


Financial Need:

With the Help of generous donors and volunteers, HFHMC was able to raise the funds needed to complete the Henn family home on time and within budget. 


How Your School/Organization Can Help the a Deserving Family:

•    Spread the word to neighboring schools and youth groups in your community about our program so that they can participate in the project! 

•    Plan your own fun and exciting fundraising event (or series of events) that will help raise funds needed to contribute toward the goal. The staff at Habitat for Humanity has lots of great fundraising ideas that you can incorporate into your campaign such as the Nickels for Nails and Dollars for Doors Campaign. Please contact Laura Lella-Smith, Director of Operations at (732) 728-0441, ext. 302 or for more information. 

Just think…..

•    If ten schools can raise $5,000 each our goal will be complete and you will have just helped return a family to their home! 

Sign up Now! 

We are waiting to hear from you!  More details to follow after sign up. 

Please send the following information or contact Laura Lella-Smith, Director of Operations at (732) 728-0441, ext. 302 or for more information.

Name of School or Youth Group: ______________________ Your Name: ____________________
Phone: ____________________ e-mail address: _________________________________________
Organization address: ______________________________________________________________

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