Happy World Habitat Day!

Today is World Habitat Day! We at Habitat for Humanity believe that homeownership empowers and provides low-income families and individuals with the strength, stability and self-reliance to change their lives and build a strong foundation for a better future. In honor of World Habitat Day we have posted a series of blogs from our partner homeowners and staff, please take …

World Habitat Day: A Prayer for Shelter

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Prayer by: Patty Lee, Associate …

World Habitat Day: Homeownership IS Possible!

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog post by: Mar’Lyn Bland, Habitat …

World Habitat Day: Why Housing Matters

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog post by: Dawkins Hodges, Vice …

Jimmy Carter’s 32-Year Passion Project to Build Homes

For 32 years, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have made it an annual tradition to build homes with Habitat for Humanity during the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. The first one took place in New York City in 1984 and since then has helped build more than 4,000 homes. At almost 92 years old the work is hard, but gratifying …

World Habitat Day: Opening the Door to Homeownership

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog post by: The Nepomuceno Escobedo …

City of Bellflower, Partnership Housing and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to Build Six Homes Together

Kickoff Event to Take Place Tuesday, August 30 Los Angeles, CA (August 25, 2016) – The City of Bellflower, Partnership Housing and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) are working together to create a new community that will bring six affordable homeownership opportunities to the city. The project’s kickoff celebration will take place on Tuesday, August 30th …

Habitat LA ReStores – Now Selling New Kitchen Cabinets!

Our Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) ReStores in Bellflower and Torrance are filled with deals on gently used items such as furniture, lighting fixtures, appliances and more. But, did you know that our ReStores also carry brand new Visions Recycled Paint, area rugs and now kitchen cabinetry! If you are remodeling a kitchen, or building a …

Ralphs Community Contribution Program

Everyone deserves a decent place to live and there are many easy ways for you to help make this possible for local families and individuals. By registering for the new term of the Ralphs Community Contribution Program, your weekly trip to the supermarket can help build and repair homes! Ralphs will automatically donate a percentage of your total grocery bill …