In Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday today, we would like to share the speech that helped solidify his legacy. We hope you’ll watch, share, remember, and dream. Dream big.

Now Accepting Applications in Culver City!

We are excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for ten new homes in Culver City, which will be offered at affordable prices. Applicants must attend a program information session and submit their application by Tuesday, January 31st at 5pm. See below for details on upcoming information sessions and income qualifications and click HERE for an application. This will be …

Los Angeles Magazine Best New Restaurants Event

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is excited to be partnering with Los Angeles Magazine for the annual Best New Restaurants event. The culinary evening will take place next Wednesday, January 18 and celebrate the Top 10 Best New Restaurants featured in the January issue as well as past honorees. The evening of culinary excellence will include gourmet tastings …

Rain Barrel Truckload Sale at the ReStore!

We are excited to be partnering again with Rain Barrels International to host a truckload sale at our Torrance ReStore on February 12 from 2pm – 4pm. Rain Barrels can help you save a vital natural resource as well as your money by reducing your water bill. Rain barrels can be purchased online for $100 by visiting RainBarrelsIntl.com and clicking …

Wells Fargo Volunteers Welcome Hyde Park Families Home

Volunteers from Wells Fargo came out to help us build three homes on our Hyde Park site in Inglewood. You can read about their build days HERE and HERE. We were thrilled that they could attend the recent dedication of these homes and see the families receive their keys. The post below is by Mia Joiner, one of the Wells …

The ReStore GMC/DIY Challenge

The Habitat LA ReStore in Torrance hosted GMC’s DIY Challenge for the second year in a row. Three DIY experts – Vanessa de Vargas, Justin DiPego, and Clint Browning – put their creativity to the test. These experts repurposed furniture and other items they found at the ReStore into new pieces for a Habitat LA home recently purchased by a …

Helping Hands Swing Hammers

Guest Blog Post by Debbie Abeles from Temple Beth Am Sawdust on your pants, caulk under your fingernails, paint specks in your hair…there’s no better way to spend a Sunday. When we signed up with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to participate in building a home in Montebello, we thought it would be helpful to a family in need, …

Give LA to Build LA

We’re really excited to let you know that we’re participating in the GIVE Los Angeles Challenge. It’s a fundraising campaign hosted by Los Angeles magazine where organizations in the Los Angeles area compete to raise the most money and a grand prize cash donation of $15,000. It starts TODAY and a total of $30,000 will be given away to organizations in the Challenge. …

Happy World Habitat Day!

Today is World Habitat Day! We at Habitat for Humanity believe that homeownership empowers and provides low-income families and individuals with the strength, stability and self-reliance to change their lives and build a strong foundation for a better future. In honor of World Habitat Day we have posted a series of blogs from our partner homeowners and staff, please take …

World Habitat Day: A Prayer for Shelter

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Prayer by: Patty Lee, Associate …