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 …

Celebrate Earth Day 2017 with Habitat LA’s ReStores!

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Join our ReStores for an Earth Day sale and celebration! Shop with us all weekend long at both the Torrance and Bellflower locations!      Take 25% OFF the ENTIRE* store Friday, April 21st – Sunday, April 23rd.      On Saturday, April 22nd we will have food, music and giveaways. Come by for a chance to win!      Hurry in to treasure hunt with …

Earth Day Resolution Challenge

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Join our ReStores in celebrating Earth Day! April 22nd, 2017 is a day to reflect on how we treat our Earth and what we can do to improve. Our ReStores are challenging YOU to make some “Earth Day Resolutions”. Earth Day Resolutions can be treated like New Year’s Resolutions – set a goal on April 22nd and try to keep …

Habitat LA and Culver City are Partnering to Build 10 New Affordable Homes

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Culver City has generously donated vacant land and waived all building permit fees for ten new homes. This project will be Habitat LA’s first affordable ownership housing project built in Culver City. The new development features six new detached single family homes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and four new attached homes with three bedrooms and two and a half …