Meet Mark Van Lue Joins Habitat of Greater L.A. as V.P. of Construction!

MARK VAN LUE, Vice President of Construction & Real Estate, has been with Habitat for Humanity since 1999 as Construction Manager for the St. Joseph County, Indiana affiliate and more recently as Director of Construction and Environmental Resources for Habitat for Humanity International. With over 25 years construction experience and a love for helping people, Van Lue believes he is …

Two new Exec’s appointed at HFH Los Angeles

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NEWCOMERS – MARK VAN LUE & JO-AN TURMAN – HIT GROUND RUNNING WITH SUCCESSFUL JIMMY CARTER WORK PROJECT 2007 Greater L.A. Affiliate Taps New VP of Construction/Real Estate & Director of Marketing/Communications as “Building A Greater L.A. Campaign” Kicks Off Los Angeles, CA – December 10, 2007: This year’s Jimmy Carter Work Project in Los Angeles was …

’tis the season to be building!

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean Habitat for Humanity volunteers stay inside! We are always looking for volunteers, and what better way to join in the spirit of the season by taking some time to give to those in need? Help us build homes with our partner families~ Contact the Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA by e-mail (volunteers@www.habitatla.org) …

Local Family receives keys to new home in time for The Holiday Season!

LOCAL FAMILY MOVES INTO NEW HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOME, JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS The Lopez Family to Receive Keys in Housewarming Ceremony Saturday Los Angeles, CA – Dec. 8, 2007: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (www.www.habitatla.org) and three Los Angeles area Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chapters have completed their work on a home in partnership with …

Habitat’s Nickels For Nails Youth Advocacy Program in the News

Read about Habitat for Humanity GLA’s Nickels for Nails program in this month’s issue of Los Angeles Family Magazine. The article was also published in the San Gabriel Family, South Bay Family, Ventura Family and Santa Clarita Family magazines. Building a Greater Los Angeles Families Can Take Pride InAngels Among Usby Jill Weinlein Remember the children’s story The House that …

Cars For Homes

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Make Santa’s “nice” list by donating your vehicle to Habitat for Humanity this holiday season. Your donation will go towards building homes for low-income families in need of affordable housing. Please visit the Cars for Homes website for information on how you can be a part of this national program. Thank you!

CNN Features Habitat for Humanity’s Green Efforts

This week CNN aired a piece on how Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles helps local businesses like movie studios recycle unused materials to help build homes. The CNN( crew stopped by during this year’s Jimmy Carter Work Project and asked President Carter about the ‘green’ elements being incorporated into the new homes. View the segment now.

A Habitat Partner Family Gives Thanks

On Thanksgiving day, 11/22, a local Torrance family was featured on Channel 3 cable news. Maritza Jacobo and her family spoke about their lives one year after moving into their new Habitat home. View the piece now. From all of us at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Happy Holidays to all our wonderful partner families past, present and …

Extreme Good Fortune

When Paige Hemmis of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition told us she was going to be on Wheel Of Fortune’s Celebrity Week to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater L.A. we were totally thrilled. We love Paige and she has been a huge supporter or our affiliate since the first day she joined the Emmy winning show. Imagine how excited …