In this Newsletter:
  • Apply to be an AmeriCorps volunteer with Habitat in Monmouth 
  • ReStore Voucher program applications open
  • Free How-To Clinics at Lowe's of Eatontown on April 18 & 29
  • Join us for the "From the Glamour to the Hammer" Women Build Luncheon on May 7
  • House that Youth Built and House that Faith Built continue in 2015
  • Upcoming Events
Habitat in Monmouth looking AmeriCorps Members for 2015-16! 
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County has been awarded four AmeriCorps member positions and is looking for motivated and qualified candidates to serve locally during the 2015-16 year, which begins over the summer. 


The following positions are available in the upcoming year:

    • National - Construction Crew Lead
    • Vista - Resource Development
    • Vista - ReStore Development
    • Vista - Neighborhood Revitalization

AmeriCorps, often referred to as the domestic Peace Corps, is a network of National Service programs that engage more than 80,000 Americans each year in intensive service throughout the United States. National Service programs, such as AmeriCorps, are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.


Applicants who are accepted as AmeriCorps members and commit to serve for up to a year with Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County will join will join more than 400 other Habitat AmeriCorps who will be placed in more than 110 communities nationwide. These members are anticipated to serve more than 2,200 families, provide more than 650,000 hours of service and engage more than 225,000 volunteers in local community building efforts.


For more information or to learn how to apply, please visit ,  or


Click here to apply for one of our open positions. 


ReStore Voucher program applications now open!  

A $500,000 grant from the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund will allow Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County to repair 30 storm-damaged homes and distribute 50 vouchers to eligible families for the organization's ReStore. 


The ReStore voucher program is designed to help Sandy affected homeowners replace major items including home furnishings, appliances and other household items that were lost or damaged during Hurricane Sandy.  Eligible homeowners can review criteria and download applications for the ReStore vouchers on Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County's website  After applications are reviewed and vetted, eligible homeowners will be invited to spend up to $1,000 at the ReStore located at 45 South Street in Freehold on essential items needed for the home.


Read more here.

Free How-To Clinics on April 18 & April 29 at Lowe's in Eatontown 

Do you want to learn a new skill, expand your skills or need a refresher? These workshops are open to all women whether you volunteer to build on May 8th, 9th or any other day of the year! Maybe you just want to learn tips on home improvements for your own home.


Join us for a Free Lowe's How-To Clinic: Install dry wall, tape, spackle, basic insulation, painting & the usage of power tools. Both sessions to be held at the Lowe's in Eatontown at 118 Highway 35, Eatontown, NJ 07724. Must be 16 yrs or older. 

  • Saturday, April 18th from 9:00 am - 10:30 am     
  • Wednesday, April 29th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please RSVP to Lori  at or 732-728-0441, ext. 314. 

Join us for the "From the Glamour to the Hammer" Women Build Luncheon on May 7
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is proud to celebrate the honorees for its 2nd Annual "From the Hammer to the Glamour" Women Build luncheon. This year's event will also feature a gift auction and Designer Showcase with refurbished pieces from our ReStore!  

We are proud to announce the following honorees and designers for this year's event: 

 - JP Morgan Chase, Corporate Citizen Award
 - Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund,        Partners in Disaster Recovery
 - The Salvation Army, Community Partner  
 - Sheryl Powers, "From the Glamour to the 
     Hammer" Award 

Tickets are $60 each or two for $100. Sponsorship packages are also available. To purchase tickets or for more information on ways you sponsor can participate in the event click here.  
Participate in House that Youth Built and House that Faith Built campaigns 
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth continues its two crowdfunding campaigns to support two families in the service area. 

The House that Youth Built campaign is a youth based service project aimed at engaging schools and youth organizations to help raise funds needed for the Henn Family of Middletown, a family displaced from Hurricane Sandy since 2012. The Henn Family home will be the fifth Sandy new home construction by the organization. To help support this initiative please share with others to help spread the word. To make a donation to help the cause visit


The House that Faith Built is an interfaith based fundraising project that engages the faith community from across the service area to raise funds needed to help the Quezada family obtain their dream of homeownership as our newest traditional homeowner. For more information on the campaign and to see ways you can support the Quezada family visit 

Read more about the campaigns on

Upcoming Events
  • April 2-4 - ReStore Two-Month Anniversary Sale
  • April 18 - Lowe's How-To Clinic - Eatontown 9- 10:30 am
  • April 29 - Lowe's How-To Clinic - Eatontown 6:30- 8 pm
  • May 2- Central Jersey Bike Club - Farmlands Tour - Lincroft
  • May 7 - "From the Hammer to the Glamour" Women Build Luncheon - West Long Branch - 11:30 am
  • May 8 & 9 - Women Build Days
  • September 21 - Golf for Homes - Bella Vista Country Club - Marlboro

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County serving Northeast and Western Monmouth County

193 Long Branch Avenue
Long Branch, New Jersey 07740

Telephone: 732-728-0441


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