Building A Birthday Tradition

Pearl Ho Birthday Build

For the fifth consecutive year Pearl Ho, along with a group of her friends, celebrated her birthday in a unique setting: on a Habitat LA build site. “I grew up in a family that believes in giving back to our community. Each year, we hold an annual family reunion weekend and we devote one of the days to community service. I …

Corporations Coming Together to Care for a Neighbor in Need

In Los Angeles County, nearly 25 percent of residents live below the poverty line, and many live in substandard housing conditions. To address this need, the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) Home Repair Program aims to alleviate critical health and safety issues for our neighbors who are elderly, disabled, veterans, natural disaster victims and/or low-income homeowners. …

Hooray for Hollywood Build 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is proud to announce its two-day 2018 Hollywood Build event on June 8 and 9 in Culver City, in partnership with lead sponsor Chico’s FAS, Inc. and its family of brands – Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma. Habitat LA is set to raise hammers, funds and awareness surrounding the …

Local Realtors Head to California’s Capitol Hill

June is National Homeownership Month. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) joined the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors and thousands of real estate professionals from across California for an advocacy day in Sacramento. During the week of advocacy in support of housing in Sacramento, realtors participated in informative update meetings, training sessions and member …

Lowe’s 11th Annual National Women Build Week

2018 Lowe's National Women Build Week

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) and Lowe’s hosted a special Women Build, in celebration of National Women Build Week, May 5 – 12.  This year marked the 11th anniversary of National Women Build Week, sponsored by Lowe’s, which challenges women in every state to devote at least one day during the week prior to Mother’s Day to create affordable …

Habitat LA Awarded GuideStar’s 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. In order to get the …

Cars Can Build Too

Cars can build

Hammers. Nails. Drills. These are the things most people might list when they think about what is needed to help families build or improve a place to call home. But did you know that the list also includes cars, trucks, boats and motorcycles? Through Habitat for Humanity’s Cars for Homes program, donated vehicles raise money to help more families. One …

Volunteers Make Our World Go ‘Round

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On Thursday April 19, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) held our annual volunteer appreciation event. Over 80 volunteers attended at the Hotel Maya in downtown Long Beach. The President’s Service Award recognizes individuals, families and groups that have achieved a certain number of hours of service over a 12-month period. Many of our volunteers received a …

Taste Makers Helping To Build A Greater LA

LCDQ Legends 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) thanks the La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ) for supporting Habitat LA with a portion of the proceeds from the 10th annual LEGENDS event taking place May 8-10. The highly acclaimed 3-day celebration of design brings together thousands of VIPs and tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, decor, art, fashion and architecture. …

New Mid-Wilshire ReStore Grand Opening

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As part of our recent territory expansion to serve a geography including more than 85 percent of Los Angeles County, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) has opened our third ReStore location. Our home improvement thrift stores and donation centers sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at …