Habitat Young Leaders and Professionals
Established in 2012, Habitat Young Leaders and Professionals (HYLP) is a networking and service based organization backed by Habitat for Humanity of Trenton.
The organization provides a forum for area leaders and professionals to connect with peers, businesses, and organizations in Mercer County, meet like minded individuals, and impact their community in lasting and valuable ways.
Join HYLP's annual football pool fundraiser - $30 gets you the chance to
win up to $90 on every Monday night game of the season! All proceeds
benefit affordable housing in Mercer County. For more information visit our
Football Pool page. To buy your box click on the football.
Public Speaking with Toastmasters - October 14th
Interested in learning about ways to improve your public speaking? Join HYLP
for a professional development opportunity with Toastmasters to develop effective
oral communication skills! Light Fall themed snacks will be provided.
$10 Future Members
First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square
3550 Nottingham Way,
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
Wednesday, October 14th
7:00 to 8:30 pm
Uno's Football Viewing Party - September
Members got together at Uno's Pizzeria & Grill to watch the
NFL season kick off game. A portion of all food and drinks
purchased by guests was donated to Habitat for Humanity.
It was a great way to relax and get to know some people while
still giving back to the community.
Trenton Social Bike Tour - August
This event is open to anyone, but you must RSVP so we know
how many bikes we'll need (HYLP@habitatta.org)<-- WHO
Each month, a group gathers at the Trenton Social for a bike
tour of the city. All tours revolve around different themes, like
public art, historical locations, concert and art venues, and more.
You can bring your own bike, or borrow one. <-- WHAT
Saturday, August 1st, 5:30pm <-- WHEN
Starts from Trenton Social, 449 S. Broad Street, Trenton. There is a parking lot in back that you can use <-- WHERE
$10 for the tour, dinner, and a beer at Trenton Social. Cash only, to be paid at the event <--COST
Coastal Build - July
HYLP went to Neptune, NJ to assist with the A Brush With Kindness Project. The group painted the exterior and did a little yard work for a wonderful family that was kind enough to treat us to breakfast.
Community Gardens - April
HYLP teamed up with SAGE Coalition, a local non-profit focused on urban renewal, to aid them on their mission to beautify Trenton. We planted seeds in local community garden and shared lunch in the Gandhi Garden.
Cooking Class - February
Savory Spices hosted a group of Habitat Young Professionals in their
Princeton Store this past February. We sampled dozens of spices and
enjoyed appetizers and a fresh cooked meal.
Meetings are held once a month where we plan and render social, professional development, and fundraising events throughout the year.
If you are interested in becoming a member, sponsor, or simply want more information, please contact our President Lorraine Weitz, at HYLP@habitatta.org or our Habitat Liaison Gulu Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-393-8009 x228.
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