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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. Harlem Wizards Game In New Rochelle Benefits Habitat For Humanity

    Harlem Wizards Game In New Rochelle Benefits Habitat For Humanity

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The Harlem Wizards will take on New Rochelle basketball players in a game benefiting Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at New Rochelle High School.Ticket prices in advance are $10 for students and seniors and $12 for the general public. Those tickets go up to $12 and $15, respectively, the day of the event. Reserved seating, the first two rows ...

  2. Ohio Students Volunteer At Habitat For Humanity

    Ohio Students Volunteer At Habitat For Humanity

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Students from William V. Fisher Catholic High School in Lancaster, Ohio came to New York to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. The members of Fisher Catholic's Interact, a Rotary-sponsored service club, visited for the fifth year in a row to paint a church in Mount Vernon, a shelter in New Rochelle and work on veteran homes in Yonkers.

  3. Register To Vote At Habitat For Humanity Westchester In New Rochelle

    Register To Vote At Habitat For Humanity Westchester In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A voter registration drive takes place on Wednesday at Habitat for Humanity of Westchester.People need to bring either a driver's license, state identification or social security card in order to register. Registration is good for the 2016 election. Applications are available in Spanish.The drive takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Habitat for Humanity of Westchester ...

  4. Habitat For Humanity Kicks Off Faith In Action In Westchester

    Habitat For Humanity Kicks Off Faith In Action In Westchester

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity kicks off its Faith in Action initiatives this week with volunteers spreading out across the country to build, including in Westchester County, where volunteers are coming from St Joseph's College in Maine and Connecticut's Kent School to work in New Rochelle and other areas.To help kick off the week of building, Habitat of Westchester will ...

  5. Habitat Bringing Building On Faith Luncheon To New Rochelle

    Habitat Bringing Building On Faith Luncheon To New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Area faith leaders are welcome to a luncheon by the Habitat for Humanity of Westchester at its New Rochelle headquarters on Wednesday, March 9, united in "The Theology of the Hammer."An event flyer described this interfaith alliance as "a faith in action movement." The group's goal is to end poverty in Westchester county and build homes with ...

  6. West Point Cadets Help Habitat For Humanity In Chappaqua

    West Point Cadets Help Habitat For Humanity In Chappaqua

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Several West Point cadets were in Chappaqua recently to help build affordable housing along with Habitat for Humanity.The 35 cadets worked on several projects the organization has under construction in the area, including a large house that is being turned into two condominiums. "Thousands of work hours have been put in by local Chappaqua residents, and West ...

  7. Westchester Wakes Up To Snow Covered Friday

    Westchester Wakes Up To Snow Covered Friday

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- It was a Friday morning full of snow for Westchester residents.Most of the area received around 2 inches of accumulation, with other parts of the region getting as much as 5 inches, causing schools, many of which had initially scheduled delayed openings, to close for the day. A winter weather advisory was extended until noon.Daily Voice readers sent in their ...

  8. Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Veterans

    Habitat For Humanity Celebrates Veterans

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity held its third annual Love a Veteran event in New Rochelle Saturday.Veterans, schools, and local community members came together to make care packages for those overseas just in time for Valentine's Day.

  9. Make Valentine's Day Cards For Vets At Habitat For Humanity In New Rochelle

    Make Valentine's Day Cards For Vets At Habitat For Humanity In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Join the third annual "Love a Veteran" celebration at Habitat for Humanity of Westchester in New Rochelle, to create cards for those serving oversees.It will be Sunday, Jan. 31, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at 659 Main St.The event includes valentine supplies.Donations are appreciated. A $10 donation gets participants a free 50/50 raffle ticket.Habitat for ...

  10. Habitat For Humanity Pays Tribute To MLK with Build-A-Thon In Mount Vernon

    Habitat For Humanity Pays Tribute To MLK with Build-A-Thon In Mount Vernon

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The Habitat for Humanity of Westchester in New Rochelle began its 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Build-A-Thon. The 11-day event began on Friday, Jan. 15 and will go on until Tuesday, Jan. 26. “Dr. King once had a dream and so do we,” CEO Jim Killoran said. “Our dream is for everyone in the world to go to bed in a simple, decent home every night,” Killoran ...

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