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 …

Thrivent Builds Kicks Off 14th Home in Partnership with Habitat LA

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We recently kicked off our 14th home in partnership with Thrivent Builds in the City of Bellflower. Thrivent Representatives, Lutheran church and community members, future and current homeowners, crew leaders, and Habitat LA staff all celebrated the first walls of a beautiful new and affordable home for the Afemata family. Thrivent has been a longtime partner with Habitat for Humanity, …

Local Pastors Join Habitat LA to Build Homes and Hope in Bellflower

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We recently welcomed local Pastors and mission leaders from the Bellflower Ministerial Association to help build six affordable homes currently under construction in the City of Bellflower. It was a great day, filled with hope and hard work. The Bellflower Ministerial Association meets each month to pray together, to encourage one another, to share information and resources for their ministries, …

Cesar Chavez Day

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By Allison Park, Youth United Member It has been many decades since Cesar Chavez’s empowering union rights movements, but his legacy still ripples through our nation today. Today we celebrate the great changes he made upon our society, from fighting against vicious racism to rallying for consumer rights and farmers’ living conditions. Without Chavez, the United States wouldn’t be the …

Cesar Chavez and His Legacy

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By Jacqueline Lee, Youth United Member As a Mexican-American in the 1940’s, son to immigrant parents, and a migrant worker, life was not always easy for Cesar Chavez. Near Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927, Cesar Chavez was born in an era of depression, lack of prosperity, and economic downfall. However, through this high tension period, Chavez trudged through it …