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 …

World Habitat Day: Homeownership IS Possible!

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. Blog post by: Mar’Lyn Bland, Habitat …

World Habitat Day: Why Housing Matters

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. Blog post by: Dawkins Hodges, Vice …

Jimmy Carter’s 32-Year Passion Project to Build Homes

For 32 years, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have made it an annual tradition to build homes with Habitat for Humanity during the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. The first one took place in New York City in 1984 and since then has helped build more than 4,000 homes. At almost 92 years old the work is hard, but gratifying …

World Habitat Day: Opening the Door to Homeownership

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. Blog post by: The Nepomuceno Escobedo …

2016 LA Builders Ball – Sold Out!

The response to our 2016 Los Angeles Builders Ball® on October 13th has been so overwhelming that we are officially SOLD OUT! If you are still interested in sponsorship opportunities or purchasing a ticket please contact Patty Lee, Habitat LA Associate Director of Special Events, at plee@habitatla.org or 424.246.3178 to be added to our waiting list.

Just announced: The Official Prince Tribute Band and R&B Singer Shanice Wilson to perform at Los Angeles Builders Ball

The Prince Tribute Band has been electrifying audiences worldwide since Prince’s untimely passing. They thrilled Los Angeles recently on the steps of LA City Hall to honor the legendary artist. The band presents Princes’ music authentically and the exact way as if he was still here performing with them. Under the direction of Prince’s last bassist, Andrew Gouche`, and featuring …