Help Habitat LA win $100,000 in the Macy’s Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge on CrowdRise

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We have joined the Macy’s Shop For A Cause Charity Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, and are competing for up to $300,000 in prize money. Habitat LA has joined the Challenge to raise money to build more affordable homeownership opportunities.  We are grateful to Macy’s for their commitment to organizations like Habitat LA and for helping to raise millions …

Meet Four New Habitat LA Homeowners in Montebello

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On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, we happily dedicated four new, affordable and sustainable homes in Montebello, by blessing each home and presenting these four hardworking families with the keys to their new homes.  The homes were built in partnership with the City of Montebello and Partnership Housing, along with the generous support of Bank of America, the Habitat LA Catholic Coalition, …

Our Fiscal Year is Coming to a Close and We Need Your Help

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There are less than 48 hours left in our fiscal year and we need YOUR help to reach our fundraising goal! Please consider making a gift today. Your generosity will truly make a difference in the lives of so many wonderful families who need decent, sustainable and affordable housing in the greater Los Angeles area. Double Your Impact: Until 11:59 …

La Cienega Design Quarter’s LEGENDS 2017 Event Raises Nearly $25,000 for Habitat LA

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The La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ) has been a longtime supporter of Habitat LA’s mission of Building a Greater Los Angeles, naming it as one of the beneficiaries of its annual LEGENDS event for many years and raising nearly $200,000 since 2012. During this year’s LEGENDS event, held May 9-11, the design community raised nearly $25,000 to support affordable housing, …

WME|IMG Foundation Walks the Walk at Compton Home Repair

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The day began bright and early with WME|IMG Co-CEO Ari Emanuel the first to arrive. Soon after, a bus with 40 eager volunteers pulled up. After a short introduction from Jo-An Turman, Habitat LA’s VP of Entertainment Industry Partnerships, the work began. Organized by our wonderful home repair team, the group then broke up into smaller teams. The day’s tasks …

Coolhaus Creates Custom Habitat LA Ice Cream Sammies

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Everyone loves ice cream, but it’s even cooler when you can enjoy a delicious treat and support a good cause like Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) at the same time! Coolhaus co-founders Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, who come from the design and real estate fields, …

7th General Hospital Fan Build Day

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The 7th General Hospital Fan Build was recently held at the site of our six-home neighborhood in the City of Bellflower. Fans of the long-running daytime drama generously donated $300 for the opportunity to spend the day building homes alongside their favorite cast members, some coming from as far as New Jersey and Saskatchewan! It was an intimate group that …

National Volunteer Week Spotlight on Bob Johnson

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In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29), we are thrilled to highlight some of our awesome build site volunteers who help build homes and hope everyday! Bob Johnson has been a friendly face on our build sites for many years, helping thousands of volunteers learn to build. Bob is one of our beloved retiree volunteers, whom we affectionately refer …

National Volunteer Week Spotlight on Greg Raash

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In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29), we are thrilled to highlight some of our awesome build site volunteers who help build homes and hope everyday! Greg Raash has dedicated himself to the Habitat mission all over the world and we are proud to say he began his journey with our affiliate back in 2000. Greg is one of …