How You Can Help

Who is Sleeping Giant Build?

Sleeping Giant Community Build is a community based volunteer organization, and an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven. We invite local businesses, religious organizations, civic groups, and individuals, to join with Habitat sponsored families, to eliminate poverty housing in the greater New Haven area.

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We’re well on our way to raising the $50,000 we need for our next build, but we could use your help. Join other local businesses in supporting quality housing for low-income families. Visit our Sponsor Page or contact Mike Healy at (203) 233-0141,

Project IV Update

390 Gilbert Avenue, Hamden, CT Sleeping Giant Build sponsored this house, which formerly belonged to the Maselli family, as part of a 40-acre working farm. The house was built in the late 19th century and was acquired by Habitat from the Town of Hamden. We are grateful to the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation for providing information and guidance about restoring the house. Mother

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Featured Profiles

390 Gilbert Ave

We helped restore this 19th century house for a wonderful family in Hamden.

11.22.08 Hallock St dedication 001

80 Sylvan Ave

We completed this house at 80 Sylvan Ave for an amazing family in 2010.


75 Hallock Street

Our First Build was 75 Hallock Street and it was a huge success.