#DIYTuesday: How to Transform an Old Dresser into a Unique Bathroom Vanity

DIY Tuesday

Upcycling Workshop: A Dresser Becomes a Bathroom Vanity Upcycling furniture is a very popular DIY project these days, and fortunately, our ReStores are packed with wonderful pieces to choose from. In a recent DIY Workshop held in our Torrance ReStore location, our own Justin DiPego demonstrated how to transform an old dresser into a beautiful bathroom vanity. For those who …

AmericCorps Week 2017

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Today, marks the conclusion of AmeriCorps Week. Each year during this week, Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout the country celebrate and recognize the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums by highlighting the extraordinary impact they make across our nation every day. It all began 22 years ago, when Habitat for Humanity partnered with The Corporation for National and Community Service, …

Habitat on the Hill

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We had a delegation of staff and partner homeowners attending Habitat on the Hill, Habitat’s annual legislative conference, last week in Washington D.C. Many Habitat representatives and affordable housing representatives from across the country gathered to discuss Habitat’s legislative priorities, attend advocacy and policy-related workshops, and hold face-to-face meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They all had a great time …

For Tiffany Ortiz, Her Family’s Journey to Homeownership is a Family Affair

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We love when our partner families share their experiences with us.  Tiffany Ortiz and her family are working on their sweat equity and will soon be moving into their own Habitat LA home in Long Beach. Tiffany’s husband Carlos and their two sons recently volunteered during Habitat LA’s partnership day with the Compton Initiative, a non-profit organization founded in 2006 …

Here’s Another Way to Support our Mission in Style

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Wear your pride for Los Angeles, while making a difference in the lives of Angelenos. Screens For Good in New Orleans has generously designed t-shirts and posters in support of Habitat for Humanity’s building efforts in cities across the U.S. We hope you’ll support our efforts locally by purchasing one (or more) to help us continue our commitment of Building …

The Biggest Storm of the Year Could Not Keep These Wells Fargo Volunteers from Building

Long-time Volunteer, Mia Joiner, shares her rainy build day with her Wells Fargo team. “From a tiny spark, may burst a mighty flame.” This quote so accurately describes our small, but mighty team from last Friday [January 20, 2017.] Thank you to my dedicated group that came out in the pouring rain! Although weather conditions were not in our favor, we …

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 …