Walk for Housing is Sunday, Sept 12

Posted 9/9/21

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will host its 22nd Annual Walk for Housing- in person. Join hundreds of members of the community as we walk to help families in …

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Walk for Housing is Sunday, Sept 12

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On Sunday, September 12, 2021, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will host its 22nd Annual Walk for Housing- in person. Join hundreds of members of the community as we walk to help families in need of decent and affordable housing build strength, stability, and self-reliance as homeowners. Individuals and Walker Teams are encouraged to participate in this fun community event. Visit https://bit.ly/walk4Habitat to get started now, or just join us on Walk day!

The walk begins at Washington’s Headquarters (84 Liberty Street, Newburgh). Registration begins at 12 p.m. and the walk begins at 1 p.m. The Walk is 2.8 miles. A shorter 1.8 mile route is also available. On our walk, we will walk past previous projects, ongoing construction, and be reminded of the progress that is possible when we come together to build homes, community, and hope.
If you are unable to walk with us in person no problem- we will host a virtual walk on Facebook September 6 - 12.

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh brings together people to build homes, communities and hope. Founded in October of 1999, Habitat Newburgh is one of nearly 1,300 local affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International and is the largest and most productive affiliate in the Hudson Valley. We have completed 100 decent and affordable homes in one of the most distressed urban areas in the United States and the largest contiguous historical district in New York State.

The E. Parmenter Street Neighborhood, a 22-house development on what was formerly one of the most blighted blocks in Newburgh, is now a thriving community of Habitat Newburgh homeowners. To date, 122 families (318 children and 223 adults) earning between 30-60% of the area median income, have demonstrated a willingness to partner with Habitat Newburgh by investing sweat equity into the construction of our homes, participating in required homeowner education classes, and signing a mortgage.

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