Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – October 30, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program supports families who have partnered with HFH GLA through its homeownership and home repair programs. These families are low to very low-income, in many cases earning less than half the average income in Los Angeles County, who have worked very hard to purchase a home through HFH GLA. This year, HFH GLA is also extending the opportunity to veteran and military families who have participated in its home repair program. TheAdopt-a-Family Holiday Program allows donors an opportunity to share their blessings with HFH GLA partner families during the holiday season.

A donation of $250 will sponsor a family, however a monetary or gift card donation in any amount will help HFH GLA spread holiday cheer to more. Together with your donation, we will be able to bring joy to thirty hardworking families this year. All donations are tax deductible and must be received by December 7, 2012.

HFH GLA partners with low income, first time homebuyers, who agree to pay back a zero-interest mortgage and contribute 200-500 hours of sweat equity building or renovating Habitat homes. The Adopt-A-Family program provides an opportunity to engage the community to celebrate these accomplishments during the holiday season.

Celebrate the season of giving by making a donation or fundraising with friends, family, and co-workers to adopt one or more HFH GLA partner family. Donate to the “Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program” online or by making checks payable to Habitat for Humanity GLA and sending to: 17700 S. Figueroa St. Gardena, CA 90248, attention: Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program.Donations must be received by December 7, 2012. For more information please contact Sylvia Bautista at sbautista@habitatla.orgor 424-246-3645.

Please share this opportunity to make a difference during the holidays with friends, family and neighbors on Blogger, Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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 700 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 nonprofits 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 at http://buildingagreaterla.blogspot.com.

 

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Media Contacts:

Jo-An Turman

Habitat for Humanity GLA

T: 424-246-3175

jturman@habitatla.org

 

Angela Moore

Starfish PR

T: 310-429-8868

angela@starfish-pr.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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