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

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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 …

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 …