LINKIN PARK WILL HELP BUILD A HOME IN NEW ORLEANS AREA WITH LUCKY FANS

On Wednesday, February 27th, mega-platinum Grammy-winning rock band Linkin Park will take a break from their current tour in support of new album MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT and travel to New Orleans to help families displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Following Tuesday night’s show at the Sommet Center in Nashville, the band—vocalist Chester Bennington, drummer Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, DJ Joe …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #18: HAVE A PARTY!

Let’s say you know a lot of influential, wealthy people OR you know a lot of great people of modest means whom you think would want to support Habitat for Humanity any way they could. Or perhaps you belong to an organization of your peers that meets monthly? Here’s an interesting way you can raise money and awareness – invite …

21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #17: Get your kids involved in Youth United and Nickels for Nails!

There are many ways that young people ages 5-25 can make a difference. Youth United is a Habitat for Humanity program that brings community youth together to fully sponsor and build a Habitat Home. The youth are the leaders, planners, fundraisers, public relations specialists and builders in this program. Youth ages 5 to 25 work together to raise money and …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #16: BUILD WITH US!

Throughout February we have posted several ways in which you can help us build more homes in the community as an alternative to actually building. But the truth is, giving your time and physical energy during the week or on a weekend makes a huge difference to us. It’s our foundation and the driving force behind our success. Whether you …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP#15: JOIN A COMMITTEE

Perhaps, picking up a hammer or working with power tools is a little intimidating to you but you really want to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity? Or maybe you simply want a commitment beyond a day or weekend. For anyone who’s great with people and eager to make things happen, and truly interested in becoming a long-term part of Habitat …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #14: ADVOCATE / SPREAD THE WORD

Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to eliminate poverty housing around the world by creating affordable housing. We need people to advocate and speak out on behalf of affordable housing in our community and you can help! You don’t have to be a professional speaker or a Politician all you need is the drive to tell others about issues. See the …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #13: GIVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

There are many ways to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and we want to provide opportunities for people to use their professional skills to further the mission of Habitat. As a non-profit, our staff assumes a variety of roles and responsibilities, so your added skills can really help us with productivity, which means more homes built …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #12: DONATE LAND

The greatest needs for our organization are Land and Materials. We accept land donations and are available to speak with you if you have questions about whether your land is appropriate for development. Over the years, we’ve worked with other housing agencies, city officials and individuals to acquire land in Greater Los Angeles and we’ve been fortunate to be able …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #11: BECOME A PARTNER FAMILY MENTOR

Habitat Partner Families are amazing, hard-working people and one way you can support our mission is to become a mentor to those families. Our family services department works hard to ensure that each partner family receives the support they need to fully understand and achieve homeownership in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Family mentors are vitally important to the success …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #10: CORPORATE COMMUNITY RELATIONS

The easiest way to support Habitat for Humanity is through employee volunteer programs. Some companies have volunteer networks that offer to coordinate a build day; at other companies a particular department might decide to volunteer a Saturday; some others will coordinate a ‘team building’ day and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Two other ways to help: 1. Donate to Habitat …