For Tiffany Ortiz, Her Family’s Journey to Homeownership is a Family Affair

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We love when our partner families share their experiences with us.  Tiffany Ortiz and her family are working on their sweat equity and will soon be moving into their own Habitat LA home in Long Beach. Tiffany’s husband Carlos and their two sons recently volunteered during Habitat LA’s partnership day with the Compton Initiative, a non-profit organization founded in 2006 …

Here’s Another Way to Support our Mission in Style

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Wear your pride for Los Angeles, while making a difference in the lives of Angelenos. Screens For Good in New Orleans has generously designed t-shirts and posters in support of Habitat for Humanity’s building efforts in cities across the U.S. We hope you’ll support our efforts locally by purchasing one (or more) to help us continue our commitment of Building …

The Biggest Storm of the Year Could Not Keep These Wells Fargo Volunteers from Building

Long-time Volunteer, Mia Joiner, shares her rainy build day with her Wells Fargo team. “From a tiny spark, may burst a mighty flame.” This quote so accurately describes our small, but mighty team from last Friday [January 20, 2017.] Thank you to my dedicated group that came out in the pouring rain! Although weather conditions were not in our favor, we …

In Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday today, we would like to share the speech that helped solidify his legacy. We hope you’ll watch, share, remember, and dream. Dream big.

Now Accepting Applications in Culver City!

We are excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for ten new homes in Culver City, which will be offered at affordable prices. Applicants must attend a program information session and submit their application by Tuesday, January 31st at 5pm. See below for details on upcoming information sessions and income qualifications and click HERE for an application. This will be …

Los Angeles Magazine Best New Restaurants Event

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is excited to be partnering with Los Angeles Magazine for the annual Best New Restaurants event. The culinary evening will take place next Wednesday, January 18 and celebrate the Top 10 Best New Restaurants featured in the January issue as well as past honorees. The evening of culinary excellence will include gourmet tastings …

Rain Barrel Truckload Sale at the ReStore!

We are excited to be partnering again with Rain Barrels International to host a truckload sale at our Torrance ReStore on February 12 from 2pm – 4pm. Rain Barrels can help you save a vital natural resource as well as your money by reducing your water bill. Rain barrels can be purchased online for $100 by visiting RainBarrelsIntl.com and clicking …

Wells Fargo Volunteers Welcome Hyde Park Families Home

Volunteers from Wells Fargo came out to help us build three homes on our Hyde Park site in Inglewood. You can read about their build days HERE and HERE. We were thrilled that they could attend the recent dedication of these homes and see the families receive their keys. The post below is by Mia Joiner, one of the Wells …

The ReStore GMC/DIY Challenge

The Habitat LA ReStore in Torrance hosted GMC’s DIY Challenge for the second year in a row. Three DIY experts – Vanessa de Vargas, Justin DiPego, and Clint Browning – put their creativity to the test. These experts repurposed furniture and other items they found at the ReStore into new pieces for a Habitat LA home recently purchased by a …

Helping Hands Swing Hammers

Guest Blog Post by Debbie Abeles from Temple Beth Am Sawdust on your pants, caulk under your fingernails, paint specks in your hair…there’s no better way to spend a Sunday. When we signed up with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to participate in building a home in Montebello, we thought it would be helpful to a family in need, …