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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. Fordham Students Assist Habitat For Humanity In Yonkers

    Fordham Students Assist Habitat For Humanity In Yonkers

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Students from Fordham University assisted Habitat For Humanity on Saturday by helping to build a house on High Street in Yonkers.Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the not-for-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry founded by Millard and Linda Fuller in 1976. Habitat of Westchester is an organization of ...

  2. Habitat Kicks Off MLK Jr. Build-A-Thon In Chappaqua

    Habitat Kicks Off MLK Jr. Build-A-Thon In Chappaqua

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Habitat for Humanity of Westchester will kick off its 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Build-A-Thon beginning Friday in Chappaqua.The 11-day event, which runs until Tuesday, Jan. 26, will take place at 300 King St."While this build-a-thon will be going on all over Westchester County, the kickoff in Chappaqua is what makes this year’s event extra special," ...

  3. Habitat Honors Martin Luther King With New Rochelle Build-A-Thon, Dinner

    Habitat Honors Martin Luther King With New Rochelle Build-A-Thon, Dinner

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Gospel, prayer and fellowship will be part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Build-a-Thon dinner-fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Westchester Sunday, Jan. 17 in New Rochelle.Habitat volunteers will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the annual MLK Build-a-Thon. Projects will be done all around Westchester from Friday, Jan. 15 to Tuesday, Jan. ...

  4. Tuckahoe High School's Habitat For Humanity Club Builds Houses In Yonkers

    Tuckahoe High School's Habitat For Humanity Club Builds Houses In Yonkers

    EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- A group of students from Tuckahoe High School spent part of their holiday break giving families in Yonkers a lasting gift.A home.Volunteers from the school’s Habitat For Humanity club helped build houses for veterans during their vacation. The club has also assisted with rehabilitation efforts in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

  5. New Rochelle, Eastchester High Schools' Habitat Club Entertains Families

    New Rochelle, Eastchester High Schools' Habitat Club Entertains Families

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The culinary talents of students and parents were shared Dec. 10 at a holiday party for families supported by the Habitat Club of New Rochelle and Eastchester High Schools on Thursday.There was also entertainment highlighted by the Habitat Fire Marching Band performance, and Santa made an appearance. 

  6. Habitat for Humanity Meeting Kicks Off At Chappaqua Library

    Habitat for Humanity Meeting Kicks Off At Chappaqua Library

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The kick-off organizational meeting for the Habitat for Humanity project in Chappaqua is being held Tuesday night  at the Chappaqua Library at 7:30 p.m.Jim Killoran and other Habitat staff will be there to describe how a Habitat project works, the type of volunteer opportunities that are available and the expected project schedule. The meeting will address the ...

  7. Habitat For Humanity Opens Christmas Store In New Rochelle

    Habitat For Humanity Opens Christmas Store In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Christmas is coming and the Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is ready when they opened the doors to its first Pop-Up Christmas Shop on Main Street - inside its 659 Main St. location - to offer goods for holiday shoppers and help those in need at the same time.The Habitat says it is fulfilling one of Santa's wishes by opening a Christmas Shop on one of the oldest ...

  8. Habitat Dedicates House To Yonkers Veteran On Veterans Day

    Habitat Dedicates House To Yonkers Veteran On Veterans Day

    YONKERS, N. Y. -- Veterans Day was made even more special for Yonkers veteran Ivan Arroyo and his family with Wednesday's dedication of a house by the Westchester chapter of Habitat for Humanity.Arroyo, a National Guard reserve who served in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is now the owner of a house on Purser Place in Yonkers.Built through a partnership between Habitat and Horace Mann School in ...

  9. Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Dedicates Home For Veteran

    Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Dedicates Home For Veteran

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – In an effort to ensure that every soldier has a place to call home when they return from service overseas, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester has continued their now annual tradition of building and dedicating houses on Veterans Day.On Wednesday, Habitat CEO Jim Killoran and volunteers from the organization celebrated the holiday by formally dedicating a Yonkers ...

  10. Habitat For Humanity Dedicating New Rochelle Home On Veterans Day

    Habitat For Humanity Dedicating New Rochelle Home On Veterans Day

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- In what is becoming an annual Veteran’s Day tradition, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester will dedicate a New Rochelle home to a deserving veteran.The charitable organization will present a home to National Guard Reserve Ivan Arroyo and his family at 11 a.m. Wednesday at their new house at 54 Purser Place, New Rochelle.The Arroyos are the third family in two years ...

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