Rotary International and Habitat for Humanity International announced the two organizations’ formal partnership ( in October 2017, as the two reputable humanitarian organizations’ values are very much aligned in serving our communities around the globe. A win-win for both organizations, the collaboration yields numerous benefits at the local level:  Click Read More for Details
Any questions regarding District 7475 Rotary-Habitat Partnership Program can be directed to  Co-chairs, Carlton Daniels of Elizabeth or Jeannie Tsukamoto of Madison.
For Rotary clubs
  • Expanded opportunities for sustainable and impactful local service projects and meeting programs.
  • Leveraged relevant service opportunities to grow membership, particularly in attracting younger prospective members.
  • Gained networking opportunities with Habitat volunteers and supporters.
For Habitat affiliates
  • Increased resource development opportunities and volunteer pool for affordable home construction sites and ReStore e-commerce and retail operations.
  • Increased skill sets for Blitz build, the complete construction of a new home in nine working days.
  • Enhanced home repair programs, particularly Neighborhood Revitalization and Aging-in-Place programs for lower-income and senior homeowners.
For both
  • Enhanced outreach to the community for advocacy, recruitment, engagement and development.
  • Leveraged partnership success to boost public relations and media presence.
The following details the current local collaboration opportunities for District 7475 Rotary clubs and Habitat affiliates. Any club can contact its respective Habitat affiliate directly to arrange a project. The Habitat affiliate may also initiate a project by contacting any of the clubs in its service area directly.
Greater Newark Habitat for Humanity, serving Essex, Hudson, and Union (except the Plainfields) Counties
Physical Address: 58 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 32189, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 624-3330
  • Affiliate highlights: In 2017, Habitat of Greater Newark completed 25 affordable homes including 9 new constructions in Newark’s South Ward and 16 critical repairs for veterans, aging in place, and low-income residents throughout greater Newark. Since 1986, Habitat has delivered on nearly 200 homes.  In 2018, Habitat of Greater Newark will expand its intensive critical repair work to include recently acquired Hudson and Union County through its innovative work with the PSEG Comfort Partners Program and other partners. Through our partnership with the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark installed 337 smoke detectors for low-to-moderate income families in Essex, Hudson and Union Counties. There are multiple projects in development, including Phase II of our high impact Harmony Point subdivision, a multi-unit affordable project in Livingston and another in Summit, a NJIT student-designed townhome development in the West Ward of Newark, as well as multiple infill units throughout greater Newark. Habitat of Greater Newark became the first Habitat for Humanity affiliate to receive the very prestigious Wells Fargo Regional Foundation Planning Grant which enabled the affiliate to continue its Neighborhood Revitalization efforts in Newark’s West Ward. In April 2020, Habitat of Greater Newark's West & Central Community Resource Hub opened an emergency food pantry and has distributed over 40,500 meals serving over 3,600 families adversely impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Hub which was created in 2018 also serves as an I.D. Card restoration center as well as information center for adult employment opportunity, family support programs and student assistance. Starting July 2021, the Greater Newark Habitat will be opening its ReStore on Route 46, Fairfield, NJ. 
  • Service opportunities: New and rehab home construction, critical repairs (Seniors, disabled and veterans), healthy home remediation, A Brush with Kindness, food donation/distribution, lightly used or new household item donation, fundraising, etc.
  • Contact: Alana Davis;; 973.624.3330 x100
  • Rotary Clubs (26): Belleville, Berkeley Heights, Bloomfield, Caldwells, Cedar Grove, Cranford, East Orange, Elizabeth, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Irvington, Kenilworth, Livingston, Maplewood, Montclair, Mountainside, Newark, Nutley, Roselle-Roselle Park, South Orange, Springfield, Summit-New Providence, Union, Watchung-Warren, West Orange, and Westfield.
Morris Habitat for Humanity, serving Morris, Middlesex and parts of Union and Somerset Counties.
Address: 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, NJ 07869
Phone: (973) 891-1934
  • Affiliate highlights: Morris Habitat is a 10 year 4-star Charity Navigator organization (same as RI) with an annual budget of $6 million. Since 1985, Morris Habitat has served over 675 households through home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. Proceeds from the ReStore, a retail store, have helped to fund construction while diverting over 12,500 tons of useable material from local landfills. In 2020, Morris Habitat built 10 new constructions and repaired 43 homes mostly in Morris County, and 10 homes internationally. It currently has 100 homes in its pipeline through 2024, including new developments in Randolph, Summit, Perth Amboy, Roxbury, Riverdale, and Old Bridge along with smaller projects throughout Morris County.
  • Service opportunities: home construction, home repairs, Aging in Place, ReStore retail, donations collection, e-commerce, Blitz build, fundraising, etc.
  • Contact: Stephanie Buonarota,
  • Rotary Clubs (29): Carteret, Chatham, Denville, Denville Sunrise, Dover, Dunellen-Green Brook, Edison, Florham Park, Fanwood-Scotch Plains, Hanover, Jefferson, Madison, Mendham, Montville, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mountain Lakes-Boontons, New Brunswick, Old Bridge-Sayreville, Parsippany-Troy Hills, Pequannock, Piscataway, Plainfields, Plainsboro, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury, South Amboy-Sayreville, and Woodbridge-Perth Amboy.
Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity, serving Hunterdon and Somerset Counties
Address: 100 West Main Street,Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 704-0016
  • Affiliate highlights: In partnership with the local community and partner homeowners, Raritan Valley Habitat has built 50 homes over the last 27 years.  This year we will be completing two additional homes and breaking ground on another.  In addition to building homes, we help to preserve them.  Our A Brush with Kindness home repair program creates safe, healthy and sustainable living conditions for the elderly, disabled, low-income families and other non-profit organizations.
We are excited to announce that we are opening our first Habitat ReStore at The Marketplace at Manville in the early fall.  The Habitat ReStore will provide new ways to engage and serve our community while reducing waste in landfills.  The proceeds will enable us to build more affordable homes and accelerate and deepen our impact in the community.
We look forward to collaborating with your club to develop meaningful community service opportunities that meet your club's individual areas of interest.  Together we can make the dream of owning a safe, affordable home where a family can build strength, stability, and self-reliance a reality for countless families.
  • Service opportunities: Build, renovate or repair homes and ReStore.
  • Contact: Susan Harkins, Director of Community Resource Development;; 908-704-0016, ext.11
  • Clubs(11): Branchburg Township, Bridgewater-Bound Brook, Clinton Sunrise, Flemington, Hillsborough Township, Lambertville NJ-New Hope PA, Montgomery-Rocky Hill, North Hunterdon, Somerville and Bridgewater, Somerset Hills and Whitehouse.
Warren County Habitat for Humanity
Address: 31 Belvidere Avenue, Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: (908) 835-1300
  • Affiliate highlights: Warren County Habitat for Humanity completed two new homes and broke ground on a third, a veterans build, in 2017.  In addition, WCHFH financially contributed through their tithe to build 8 homes overseas in Honduras.  WCHFH completed 55 home repairs for low income, elderly and/or disable homeowners through their Hope in Warren program and are expanding the program’s geographical reach in 2018 to North West Warren County.  The Warren County Habitat for Humanity ReStore has moved into a new, larger location in Washington, and the affiliate is also opening a Community Center with a projected opening in the 4th quarter of 2019.
  • Service opportunities: Home construction, repair and weatherization work, ReStore, fundraising, office assistance, community center programming
  • Contact: Ben Eskow, Executive Director;; 908-835-1300
  • Clubs (5): Belvidere, Blairstown, Hackettstown, Phillipsburg, and Washington
Sussex County Habitat for Humanity
Address: 82 Mount View Street, Newton, NJ 07860
Phone: (973) 940-0503
  • Clubs (5): Branchville, Lake Hopatcong, Netcong-Stanhope, Newton, Vernon, and Wallkill Valley
Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton
Address: 530 Route 38 East, Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Phone: (856) 439-6717
  • Clubs (5): Hamilton Township, Princeton, Princeton Corridor, Robbinsville-Hamilton, and Trenton