Mexi-CAN Global Village Trip

Seven members of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) Board of Directors helped to build a home for Juan, Monica and their son Emmanuel in Nayarit, Mexico this February 2018 through our annual Chairman’s Global Village trip. “It was a rewarding week of being able to see Habitat’s work in action internationally, said Erin Rank President …

AmeriCorps Week 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) celebrated AmeriCorps Week March 11-17, 2018. AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps, from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations across the country, to the members who have committed to “get things done” since the program’s inception in 1994. Each …

New Los Angeles ReStore Opening

ReStores are home improvement thrift stores that are open to the public and provide significant savings on a variety of items for the home or office, as well as help Habitat for Humanity of Los Angeles (Habitat LA) to build and repair homes. Since 2004, Habitat ReStores have helped divert more than eight million pounds of materials from local landfills. …

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Lives On

We thrive together or we wither alone. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) knows this, and that is why every day we work to put God’s love into action as we build homes and hope in partnership with our community, volunteers, donors and supporters. Habitat LA is propelled by a vision of a world where everyone has …

Federal Funding at Risk

Over 340 Habitat leaders, volunteers and homeowners from across the country came together to advocate for affordable housing in Washington, D.C. in February. Representatives of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) joined this effort and shared with elected officials that the proposed federal cuts will worsen the affordable housing crisis facing Los Angeles County and other communities …

You Need New Kitchen Cabinets!

Remodeling? Our ReStores sell new kitchen cabinets and every purchase goes towards helping Habitat LA further our mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Shop with us and you’ll get a great deal on new cabinets as well as do a great deed for our communities! On Trend! Extremely popular Shaker style, available in white or espresso …

Thrivent Financial Helps House Seven Local Families

Generosity is often an expression of faith and Habitat LA is so grateful for the strength of Thrivent Financials’ faith and kindness. The extremely gracious financial planning organization helps Christians to be wise with their money. For more than a decade, Thrivent Financial has partnered with Habitat LA, along with other Habitat affiliates across the United States and around the …

February Volunteer of the Month

Habitat LA is happy to announce Lolita Pizarro as our Volunteer of the Month. Lolita responded to a Habitat LA ad in 2009, requesting office help and nine years later, Lolita has become a vital asset to our volunteer team. Her hard work and commitment to the job have made her a valuable resource to the department. After working with …

Ultimate Players Make Ultimate Volunteers

Often when small groups want to participate in the building of Habitat for Humanity homes, there is an initial stumbling block – fundraising. Volunteer “Build Days” for groups of 20-25 people include a fundraising element in which the group commits to raise $5,000 together to cover material expenses for the fun and engaging day of service. Recently, LA OUT (Los …

“I love that this organization brings out the best in people.”

It takes a lot of people with different skills to accomplish our goal at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA): to change lives by building homes. The members of our community who are working at the Henderson build site in Long Beach recently shared their insights and experiences. Owning a home can have an amazing effect on …