Press Release

Los Angeles, CA:  Habitat For Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will be holding its annual Volunteer Appreciation Event in April and has announced an opportunity for volunteers and supporters to get involved by designing a special T-shirt for the event.

Applications are now being accepted for t-shirt designs. The winning submission will be featured on the shirt and distributed to those who attend the event. Submissions are due by February 21, 2014. Please send submissions to volunteers@habitatla.org in a JPG format.

“We are so thankful for all those who volunteer with us because they are the reason we are able to help so many hard-working homeowners achieve their dream,” said Erin Rank, president and CEO.  “Our annual volunteer appreciation event allows us to honor those who serve with us and we feel that having a T-shirt designed by a volunteer just adds a special, meaningful touch to the occasion.”

In the 2013 fiscal year 10,097 people volunteered 115,536 hours to the organization.  HFH GLA homes are built almost entirely (80%) by volunteers and since 1990, more than 450 houses have been built and rehabilitated in neighborhoods all across greater Los Angeles.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy, education and partnership with families and individuals in need to build decent, sustainable and affordable housing. Since 1990, HFH GLA has built and renovated more than 900 homes locally and worldwide, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. HFH GLA is a GuideStar® Valued Partner and has achieved the coveted Charity Navigator 4-Star rating awarded to non-profits for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. For more information, please visit http://www.habitatla.org or call 310-323-4663. Visit our blog athttp://buildingagreaterla.blogspot.com.

 

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About EMC
Erin G. Rank is the President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA), which serves 112 cities and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. Erin has been a valued member of the Habitat for Humanity organization for more than 15 years and remains dedicated to making housing a global priority. She has served on Habitat for Humanity International’s U.S. Council, which oversees policy making for all U.S. affiliates of Habitat for Humanity.

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