Help Habitat LA Go All the Way in the BreadBoost Bracket Challenge!

March Madness is upon us! In the competitive spirit of the tournament, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is participating in the BreadBoost Bracket Challenge sponsored by Pastime Tournaments. Just as our favorite college teams will be facing off, Habitat LA will compete against other non-profits in elimination rounds for a chance to win $10,000 on top …

Alfonso, Neyra, Phixius, Gael, & Juan

Alfonso y Neyra comparten su hogar de dos habitaciones con sus dos hijos y con el padre de Neyra, Juan. La familia de cinco quisiera crecer en un hogar con más espacio y en un lugar más seguro para sus hijos. Viven en un vecindario infestado de pandillas y por esa razón su hijo mayor no puede jugar afuera. Alfonso …

Maria, Ricardo, Krystal, Elih, Ariana, & Julia

Maria y Ricardo Rendon son recién casados y están esperando mudarse a un hogar donde puedan empezar sus vidas de casados. Actualmente comparten su hogar con los padres y hermano de Ricardo y con las dos hijas de Maria. Los hijos de Ricardo visitan en los fines de semana y durante las vacaciones escolares. La familia Rendon cree que la …

Soledad, Olga, Rebeca, & Amanda

Soledad es la madre de dos hijas y enorgullece de tener una familia muy cercana. Esta oportunidad es una bendición porque actualmente Soledad vive con su hermana y su familia. Su espacio está limitado y por esa razón su madre y hija mayor viven con una tía. Soledad sinceramente cree que un hogar nuevo es lo que necesita su familia …

New Affordable Home Breaking Ground in Athens

Over the past year, we have worked closely with Los Angeles County and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) to design and secure funding, as well as land, for an affordable home that focuses on innovation and sustainability. SCI-Arc students have completed plans for a “green” home located at 1232 West 101st Street in the Athens neighborhood of LA …

World Habitat Day: A Day to Recognize the Need for Shelter

Monday, October 6, 2014 is World Habitat Day and you may be asking yourself, “What is World Habitat Day?” World Habitat Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the basic need for decent and affordable housing in a world where it is lacking for so many. This annual recognition began in 1985 when The United Nations General Assembly declared that …

Celebrities, Volunteers from Entertainment Industry and Top Executives will Build Homes During Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ Premiere Build Weekend Event Sponsored by Lowe’s

Two-Day Build includes Lowe’s Power Women Power Tools & Lowe’s Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon  (Saturday, 9/29) Lowe’s Power Women Power Tools #PWPT2012 (Sunday, 9/30) Lowe’s Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon #BAT2012 WHO: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA); Lowe’s Heroes; Partner Homeowners; Celebrities; Entertainment Industry Volunteers and “Power Women” Volunteers from all Sectors. WHAT: …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and GRID Alternatives Partner for Energy-Efficient and Affordable Housing at Recent Solarthon

Ten PV Solar Electric Systems will Help Partner Homeowners Live Green & Save Green Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2011: Recently, GRID Alternatives hosted its annual “Solarthon” at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) Imperial Highway neighborhood. These ten homes are the first affordable LEED® certified homes in the City of Lynwood. Environmentalists, community advocates, elected …