Long Beach Welcomes Four New Habitat Homeowners

Clarke Estates

On August 23, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) celebrated the completion of four new homes near the Washington neighborhood of Long Beach with a home dedication ceremony. During the ceremony, the Chavez, Hayes, Nall and Ortiz Families were presented with family bibles and keys to their new Habitat homes. Habitat staff, partners and sponsors were also …

2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball® Host Committee Spotlight: Tammy McGuinness

Tammy McGuinness is one of the newest members of our Board of Directors, however she has been involved with Habitat for Humanity’s mission for many years.  Her enthusiasm and energy has been a valuable addition to our leadership team and we are so pleased to have her as part of our 2018 Builders Ball Host Committee.  We invite you to …

2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball® Host Committee Spotlight: Jan Karl

Jan Karl has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for several years and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Habitat LA.  Last year her company, Morley Builders, was honored as Builder of the Year during the 2017 Los Angeles Builders Ball, and this year she is a valuable member of our 2018 Builders Ball host committee. …

2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball® Host Committee Spotlight: Raul Salinas

We are incredibly grateful for the return of Raul Salinas as Co-Chair of the 2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball for the fourth consecutive year! Raul has been serving on the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) Board of Directors for several years, bringing his leadership and support to every facet of our mission. As you will learn …

2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball® Host Committee Spotlight: Terri Haack

Terri Haack has supported Habitat for Humanity for many years. She is currently an active member of our Board of Directors, giving of her time and resources generously, all while running one of LA’s premiere resort hotels, Terranea. To our delight, Terri is also helping to plan our annual fundraiser, The Los Angeles Builders Ball, as part of our 2018 …

2018 Los Angeles Builders Ball® Host Committee Spotlight: Michelle Meghrouni

Michelle Meghrouni has been involved with Habitat LA for several years; however, her commitment to ending homelessness and advocating for affordable housing goes back decades. We feel very fortunate to have Michelle as a member of our Board of Directors and equally thrilled that she is returning to serve on our Builders Ball Host Committee for the fourth time. Michelle …

Griffin Capital Hosts Employee ‘Day of Service’

Griffin Capital Day of Service 2018

On June 20, 2018, nearly 40 employees from the Griffin Capital Company, LLC (Griffin Capital) El Segundo office participated in a day of volunteer service, building affordable housing in Culver City with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA).  The build day was part of the Griffin Charitable Initiative and marks the third time that the firm has …

New Habitat ReStore Hosts NAPO Business Partner Showcase

Our newest ReStore, located in Los Angeles on La Brea Ave., hosted a Business Partner Showcase presented by the LA chapter of National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO-LA). The showcase connected business partners that help professional organizers, productivity consultants and their clients gain control of clutter, attain efficiency and bring order to their homes, offices and lives. Tanisha …

Thank You August Volunteer of the Month, Pok Khem

Pok Khem, our August Volunteer of the Month, has been helping Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) since October 2017. He first started volunteering through a build day with his company and returned after seeing the direct impact his work would have on families who needed permanent housing. According to Pok, “I was hooked on the first day.” …

The Habitat House Always Wins at St. Monica’s 9th Annual Casino Night

On August 11, 2018, St. Monica’s will host its 9th annual Casino Night fundraiser! All event proceeds will support the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) Catholic Coalition and Habitat LA’s ten-home community in Culver City. The Casino Night offers attendees the opportunity to experience an evening of live music, dancing, food, casino-style games, a cash bar, and raffles.  …