National League Rookie of the Year Ryan Braun Gifted His Bonus Money to Habitat Following His Experience as a House Leader at 2007 JCWP

Official Press Release: RYAN BRAUN DONATES NATIONAL LEAGUE “ROOKIE OF THE YEAR” BONUS TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITYBrewers Player Donates $10,000 & Volunteer Support to help Eliminate Poverty Housing Los Angeles, CA – February 14, 2008: Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewer and 2007 National League Rookie of the Year, first volunteered with Habitat for Humanity last fall when he served as an …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #9: CREATIVE FUNDRAISERS!

In Los Angeles we have so many creative types, like you, so we know you’ll love this helping tip. Creative fundraising is a great way have some fun and raise money doing something you love. It’s also a great opportunity for families and organizations to make a difference doing group activities. Here are just a few examples of creative fundraising: …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #8: SELL ITEMS ON EBAY!

In fact, go eBay crazy!!! Clean out your closets, drawers, cars and basements and sell, sell, sell for Habitat! Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is an official non-profit on eBay Giving Works, which means any time you list an item on eBay, you can designate a portion of or the entire sales amount to go to our building …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #7: Donate Items to the Home Improvement Store

All items at the Habitat for Humanity Home Improvement Store are donated by generous corporations, contractors and the general public. Donating to the store is easy and completely tax-deductible. Donations can be dropped off anytime during the store’s business hours or donation pick-ups can be scheduled to have a Habitat Truck retrieve the items at no cost to the donor. …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #6: A Brush with Kindness

A Brush with Kindness seeks to help low-income homeowners restore their homes so they can continue to live in a safe, decent and affordable home while bringing volunteers together to live out their values by helping a homeowner in need. A Brush with Kindness entails a lot of different type of work. The program includes landscaping, exterior paint and minor …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #5: Donate building supplies

If you want to know for sure that your donation to Habitat has helped purchase the nails and siding for a home, you could donate building materials and tools to Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles. Maybe you recently remodeled your home, and you have quite a bit of leftover materials that you never used during your project? Habitat would …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #4: Donate your car!

If you want to donate to Habitat (as well as empty out your garage), you can donate a car or vehicle (or boat or jetski!) When you donate a car, truck, boat or RV through Cars for Homes™, Habitat’s official vehicle donation program, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles will receive the net proceeds of your vehicle donation to …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #3: Write a Check!

So maybe you are just too pressed for time to go through all of your belongings to have a garage sale. That’s okay, we all get busy! So if you are still looking for a quick and easy way to help Habitat for Humanity, write a Check! Habitat welcomes all types of donations, large and small. Every cent helpes us …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #2: HAVE A YARD SALE!

Yard sales are as common in Los Angeles as traffic, but what if your junk could change lives? We know you have all kinds of unused items like couches, lawn mowers and clothing that would sell great at a garage sale, so why not make it a fundraiser, this weekend? To make your Habitat garage sale a real success let …

HABITAT’S 21 WAYS IN 21 DAYS TIP #1: GO SHOPPING!

Yes, you can go shopping at Habitat for Humanity’s Home Improvement Store in Gardena and every penny you spend will go directly toward building homes in Greater Los Angeles! Our home improvement store receives great new and used merchandise every day – all donated and all on sale for a fraction of retail prices. We also work with major Hollywood …