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 …

Announcing February Series on HOW YOU CAN HELP HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

That’s right, throughout the month of February we will be posting various suggestions as to how you can help Habitat for Humanity to Build a Greater L.A. It’s leap year, which means we all get one extra day this year – how will you use it? We are calling it “21 Ways in 21 Days” series. Each weekday in February …

Habitat for Humanity Los Angeles needs weekday volunteers and interns!

Most often when people consider volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, they believe that will require back-breaking effort involving window installations and climbing on roofs. The truth is there are so many different ways to volunteer, and one of the most needed at this time is office help. If you have a few days a week that you aren’t in class, …

Disney’s College Road Trip and Habitat For Humanity team up!

On March 7, Disney will premiere a comedy featuring Raven-Symone and Martin Lawrence. The movie is the story of a High School Senior (Symone) who wants to stretch her wings and visit colleges without her overbearing police officer Father, (Lawrence). Her hopes of a fun “girls-trip” are dashed when her father turns the voyage into a comedic nightmare for Symone …

Habitat for Humanity Partner Families

Habitat for Humanity takes a lot of time to get to know and work with the families who work towards home ownership. These families accumulate work hours that count towards their mortgage by volunteering not only on the actual home they help build, but also in the home store at the Greater Los Angeles office location as well as with …

Cheese Head volunteer featured in local paper

The Jimmy Carter Work Project may have ended a few months ago, but the volunteers are still making noise! Patrick Poehler was recently featured in his local paper The Journal Times. In his interview the Wisconsin native, (where the Superbowl bound Green Bay Packers are from!) Poehler talked about his experience with the volunteer Habitat for Humanity project in Los …

Stryker’s day at the build site

Last November Honorary House Leader for the JCWP, Stryker, came to build at the Vermont Village location. Many know Stryker from his time on KROQ, or more recently from appearances on Loveline and Ellen. Stryker was enthusiastic during his day building, and he brought smiles to those building with him. He even took some time to enjoy the lunch truck …

New Years Resolutions

So often people say at the start of the New Year, “I want to give back this year, that is my resolution.” Volunteering with HFH is truly giving something back to your community as well as giving something to yourself. It is so easy to volunteer with us, and we are always in need of those who would like to …