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 …

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. …