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Design on a Dime Volunteer Opportunities


Design on a Dime, founded in 2004 by Designer James Huniford, challenges interior designers to create unique room vignettes curated with donated merchandise from well-known home decor brands and artists. All merchandise in these one-of-a-kind rooms is then sold at charitable prices to design-savvy attendees. In 2016 Housing Works grew the event nationally expanding it to Miami, Florida for the first time. 2016 also marked its most successful year: Raising a combined $1.5 million in support of the Housing Works’ mission to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS.
Since its inception, the event has raised over $10 million. This year is set to break records with the addition of a “pop-up” location this fall in Brooklyn! With three locations, Brooklyn, Miami, and New York, Design on a Dime will bring together an estimated 120 interior designers, over 700 top home decor brands, and nearly 6,000 guests.
Design on a Dime Brooklyn Outpost
Industry City, Brooklyn
October 6-9, 2016
Design on a Dime Miami
The Moore Building, Miami Design District
February 3-5, 2017
Design on a Dime New York
The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
April 26-29, 2017
Volunteering
Each year, we depend on the hard work of hundreds of volunteers. You can volunteer to help in many ways, from event setup, sales and breakdown, to event merchandise preparation and sorting at our Thrift Shop Warehouse. Individual, corporate group, and student group volunteer opportunities are available. Sign up today to be part of this exciting event! Please contact Housing Works Thrift Volunteer Services at volunteer@housingworks.org or visit us at www.housingworks.org/volunteer.