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Jim Killoran

Community Advisor

Jim Killoran has been with Habitat for Humanity for more than 25 years, serving on Boards of Directors in various organizations in the tri-state area. He is a member of the Yonkers Charter School of Excellence and treasurer of the board. He is also a member of the Mount Vernon Amani Charter School Board. He became Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Westchester in 2000. He has worked extensively with the homeless and with issues of low-income housing, and strongly believes that Habitat for Humanity is a real and viable solution for ending poverty, especially during this time in history. Jim ahs worked to involve faith communities, municipalities, schools, universities, businesses and individuals in the struggle for decent housing. Prior to Habitat, Jim worked at start up five mental health programs in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition to the 50 homes completed and 130 flood rehabs completed during the floods of 2007, Jim has brought Habitat groups to northern Ireland, Mexico, El Salvador, New Orleans and California to build. Habitat now has more than 10,000 volunteers a year on its sites in Westchester alone and internationally is in the top 14 homebuilders in the world today. He has been the recipient of several awards for his work.

Jim Killoran's Contributions

  1. Habitat For Humanity Volunteers Work In Yonkers

    Habitat For Humanity Volunteers Work In Yonkers

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Habitat For Humanity is hosting volunteer days at community gardens and homes in Yonkers.Across Westchester, 250 volunteers are working.

  2. Habitat For Humanity Hosting Lecture On James Donovan In New Rochelle

    Habitat For Humanity Hosting Lecture On James Donovan In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is hosting a program on James B. Donovan billed "A Legacy of Ideals and Action" on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at 650 Main St. in New Rochelle.The lecture will feature light food and refreshments. RSVP to jim@habitatwc.org.

  3. Habitat Of Westchester Celebrates 'American Dream' At Luncheon

    Habitat Of Westchester Celebrates 'American Dream' At Luncheon

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity of Westchester will celebrate its "building and rebuilding" of the American dreams of families Wednesday, June 8 at the American Dream Luncheon being held in White Plains.Volunteers from congregations, companies, families, high schools, colleges and individuals, as well as local, county and state elected officials will be in ...

  4. Learn Building At New Rochelle Habitat 'Made In America' New Space

    Learn Building At New Rochelle Habitat 'Made In America' New Space

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Classes and a " builders camp" are offered at the new Habitat For Humanity of Westchester Made In America space that opened this past weekend in New Rochelle.The space offers programs in making furniture, planters, toolboxes, designing and art, according to an announcement.Applications are now being accepted at the space, next to the Habitat Restore, 659 ...

  5. Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Historic New Rochelle

    Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Historic New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat For Humanity of Westchester will celebrate the history of New Rochelle with three special events on the Memorial Day weekend beginning Saturday, May 28 and running through Monday, May 30."The History of New Rochelle is rich and we will have tourists from all over the world come visit here.” said Jim Killoran, chief executive officer of Habitat for ...

  6. Yonkers Students Volunteer For Habitat For Humanity

    Yonkers Students Volunteer For Habitat For Humanity

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Roosevelt and Saunders High School students spent May 17 volunteering for the Westchester Habitat for Humanity working on a home in Yonkers. The students are part of a team of more than 50 high schools who participate in the organization's summer Builders Camp. As team members the students learn how to become local leaders, be productive and understand the value of ...

  7. Chappaqua Rotary Donates $1,000 To Local Habitat Home

    Chappaqua Rotary Donates $1,000 To Local Habitat Home

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The Chappaqua Rotary recently donated $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity's new local project, which is at 300 King St. in downtown Chappaqua."This is a great start to our project," said Jim Killoran, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Westchester. “We are building two condos out of an old structure, and the Rotary was right there to help.” Habitat invites people to ...

  8. Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Earth Week In New Rochelle

    Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Earth Week In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity of Westchester will celebrate Earth Week with a series of donations and projects. In addition to donating bike racks to New Rochelle High School, Habitat of Westchester will also create a Bike New Rochelle committee. They will also encourage the creation of a Bike Boston Post Road annual day. The organization will also announce its creation of ...

  9. Habitat For Humanity In New Rochelle Plans 'Bridge Of Spies' Night

    Habitat For Humanity In New Rochelle Plans 'Bridge Of Spies' Night

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat For Humanity of Westchester will host a special screening event for Steven Spielberg's 2015 fact-based film "Bridge of Spies," starring Tom Hanks, on Thursday, April 14.The event will include a screening of "Bridge of Spies" and a silent auction of the film's props. Popcorn and light refreshments will be available. Guest are encouraged ...

  10. Habitat For Humanity Marking Yonkers Habitat Week

    Habitat For Humanity Marking Yonkers Habitat Week

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity is deeming this #YonkersHabitatweek, kicking off building in the largest city in Westchester.Steve Veneruso, of Veneruso, Curto, Schwartz and Curto and John Rubbo, of the Yonkers Brewing Company are co-chairs of the event. Events include building homes and rehabbing neighborhood homes, helping to make community gardens and speaking to local ...

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