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  • Meet Tom Hennes, BRAKING AIDS Ride 2016

    Meet Tom Hennes, BRAKING AIDS Ride 2016 Each September over 100 bicyclists, or as we here at Housing Works call them, endurance activists, ride 285 miles from Boston to New York City as part of the BRAKING AIDS® Ride. Though the three-day ride is fully supported by staff and crew, it requires a level of commitment above and beyond a typical …

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    • Design on a Dime | April 20 - 23, 2016

      Design on a Dime | April 20 - 23, 2016 Don’t miss the event ELLE DECOR calls an “unmatched shopping opportunity”, our 12th annual Design on a Dime Benefit. The 3-day benefit and sale features more than 60 of the world’s top interior designers, who create unforgettable room vignettes with new merchandise, which is donated and then sold for 50 to …

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      • Making an Impact: Jamil Wilkins

        Making an Impact: Jamil Wilkins Each year, over one hundred athletes train for races around NYC and beyond to raise money and awareness for Housing Works’ lifesaving services. Two of this year’s events are the United Airlines NYC Half on March 20 and the BRAKING AIDS® Ride September 23-25, a three-day fully supported bike ride from …

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        • Material Wrld: Evolving the Fashion Lifecycle

          Material Wrld: Evolving the Fashion Lifecycle To say the resale fashion landscape has changed since we first opened our Thrift shops 25 years ago is a major understatement. Thrifting has become mainstream, and reselling fashion and furniture is a growth industry. As a nonprofit charity, we rely on donations from individuals and corporations and the funds they …

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          • All in the Family: Beth and Jordan Shapiro

            All in the Family: Beth and Jordan Shapiro Each September hundreds of bicyclists, or as we here at Housing Works call them, endurance activists, ride 285 miles from Boston to NYC as part of BRAKING AIDS® Ride. Though the three-day ride is fully supported by staff and crew, it requires a level of commitment above and beyond a typical …

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            • Brooklyn Pride: A Conversation with Brooklyn Industries’ Lexy Funk

              Brooklyn Pride: A Conversation with Brooklyn Industries’ Lexy Funk Just in time for Pride, we’re thrilled to announce our second fashion collaboration with Brooklyn Industries, the pioneering clothing and accessories company. Their talented designers created a limited edition t-shirt emblazoned with our advocacy call to action: we CAN end AIDS in New York State by 2020 (find out how here). …

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              • Giving by Design: Bruce Tilley

                Giving by Design: Bruce Tilley If you see a piece of artwork or furniture you admire in one of our shops or on shophousingworks.org, there’s a good chance it was donated by a gentleman named Bruce Tilley. Tilley, has been connected to Housing Works for almost 25 years, he served on our then nascent Thrift Shop …

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