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 …

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 …