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  • I Love Thrifting

    I Love Thrifting

    Hey thrifters! We’re halfway through February and have loads more lovable events in store for you. This Friday, from 2 – 6 pm Treat Yourself at Tribeca’s popular pampering event. Spend just $25 and get a free makeup application and photo; Tom and Donna would be so proud. On Saturday, we’ve got something for every thrifter. Love leather? You’re in luck! Head to Chelsea and/or Hell’s Kitchen for our annual leather love affair with apparel and accessories perfect for early spring. Cooking more your thing? Brooklyn Heights is chock full of cookbooks and cookware galore. Culturephile? That’s phine by us! Columbus & 74’s selection of prints, paintings, and reading materials will really ring your bell. Need a last-minute Valentine’s Gift or something …

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    Posted on February 10, 2016 at 11:20 am

  • Richard Price & James Hannaham, Idra Novey, Ane Brun, Paul Lisicky, Alejandro Zambra

    Richard Price & James Hannaham, Idra Novey, Ane Brun, Paul Lisicky, Alejandro Zambra

    We have so many good events coming up, it’s really hard to choose (and you don’t have to!):

    Tonight! Wednesday, February 10 at 7pm, New York Times-bestseller Richard Price presents the paperback launch of his acclaimed, riveting The Whites. Don’t miss this exceptional mind, in conversation with James Hannaham. With free drinks and snacks courtesy of Picador USA.

    Tomorrow evening, Thursday, February 11 at 7pm, we launch the much-anticipated Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey, in conversation with Nell Freudenberger, co-presented with WORD Bookstores, and with complimentary drinks and snacks!

    Friday, February 12 at 8pm, we present Live From Home with Ane Brun (note: this event was rescheduled from February 5, please see …

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    Posted on February 9, 2016 at 7:53 pm

  • Ending AIDS in Florida: The Miami Edition

    Ending AIDS in Florida: The Miami Edition

    On Thursday, February 4th, the Housing Works Advocacy Team headed to Miami for AIDS-FREE: A Community Dialogue to Design the End of AIDS in Florida, a panel organized to discuss Florida’s unique needs and challenges in the fight to end AIDS as an epidemic, even without a cure or vaccine. The event was organized in conjunction with Housing Works’ Design on a Dime Miami event, an interior design sale raising funds for our national AIDS-FREE USA 2025 advocacy campaign. Co-sponsored by the OUT Miami Foundation, the conversation was moderated by the OUT Foundation’s Executive Director Jaime Bayo and featured Paul Kawata, Executive Director, NMAC; Luigi Ferrer, Director of Health Services, Pridelines; Dr. Michael …

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    Posted on February 9, 2016 at 1:42 pm

  • ADVOCACY EVENT ALERT: 2/9 Hep C Legislative Awareness Day

    ADVOCACY EVENT ALERT: 2/9 Hep C Legislative Awareness Day

    WHAT: Hepatitis C Legislative Awareness Day

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    WHERE: Albany, NY, with free transportation provided from New York City

    PREP MEETING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ISSUE: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 5:30-7:30PM, with food served at 5:00PM, Open Society Foundation, 224 West 57th Street, Lower Level Conference Room

    TRANSPORTATION TO PREP MEETING: A, B, C, D, or 1 trains to 59th St./Columbus Circle or N, Q, or R trains to 57th-7th Avenue

    Contact Carlos Rosario at 646-387-5138 or carlos@vocal-ny.org.

    WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

    • Come join us for Hepatitis C Legislative Awareness Day in Albany on Tuesday, February 9!

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      Posted on February 2, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    • Members Only

      Members Only

      What is love, anyway? This February only, Advocate level and above Members get loads of love with 20% off all purchases* at all thrift shops all month long. That’s twice the usual Member Appreciation Month discount! What’s more, when you join or renew your Membership (online or in our shops for just $120) you’ll get 30% off your initial purchase. Advocate Members will love these amazing benefits:

      10% off purchases at the Bookstore Cafe

      Special Members-only ticket offers and giveaways*

      A sweet Housing Works tote bag

      Subscription to the Donor e-Newsletter with the latest news, promotions, and announcements

      Discounts at the Thrift Shops during special Membership sales and …

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      Posted on January 26, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    • Ask Roulette with Roy Wood, Jr., Awkwafina, Kevin Avery, Live From Home with Ane Brun, Monthly Sale

      Ask Roulette with Roy Wood, Jr., Awkwafina, Kevin Avery, Live From Home with Ane Brun, Monthly Sale

      Tomorrow night, Thursday, January 28 at 7pm, Ask Roulette turns 4! It’s a birthday party for the conversation series where strangers ask each other questions, live on stage. Awkwafina, Roy Wood Jr., and Kevin Avery join us as featured guests this time around, also with house band Eli Bolin and host Jody Avirgan. Don’t miss your chance to get in to this great show, tickets at the link below!

      Also coming up soon: We’re hosting Sweden-based pop singer-songwriter Ane Brun in our award-winning benefit concert series, Live From Home, next Friday, February 5 at 8pm. Tickets are selling quickly! We hope we’ll see you for an evening by this acclaimed artist, with all proceeds to our mission to end AIDS

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      Posted on January 26, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    • NYC Event Alert: NBLCA State of HIV in Black America Conference, Feb. 4

      NYC Event Alert: NBLCA State of HIV in Black America Conference, Feb. 4

      Housing Works is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor of NBLCA’s 2016 Winning at Living: State of HIV in Black America conference, which will reveal what it takes to win the fight at a pivotal time in history. Gain and share insights as we convene the HIV/AIDS community, including stakeholders, providers, funders, and consumers those who receive care. Hear from expert speakers and change agents who will address the current science of HIV/AIDS and identify the steps needed to end the epidemic in line with the 2020 action plan.

      WHAT: NBLCA’s 2016 Winning at Living: State of HIV in Black America conference

      WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 9:00AM–4:30 PM (EST)

      WHERE: Schomburg Center …

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      Posted on January 22, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    • Miami Event Alert: Design on a Dime Miami, February 5–7, 2016

      Miami Event Alert: Design on a Dime Miami, February 5–7, 2016

      New York City’s most popular interior design benefit is setting up shop in the Miami Design District. Join Housing Works for a three-day event designed to inspire a whole new crowd.

      Shop one-of-a-kind room vignettes created by 25 top designers filled with luxe furniture, art, and home decor for up to 80% off retail.

      Proceeds from Design on a Dime Miami support Housing Works’ AIDS-FREE USA 2025 campaign in collaboration with South Florida partners.

      WHAT: Housing Works Design on a Dime Miami benefit

      WHEN: Friday, February 5–Sunday, Febuary 7, 2016

      Chairman’s Preview Evening: Friday, February 5, 5:30PM

      Opening NIght Reception + Sale

      • Opening Reception VIP: Saturday, February 6, 5:30PM
      • Public Sale (General Admission): Saturday, February …

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        Posted on January 22, 2016 at 8:02 pm

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