In Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday today, we would like to share the speech that helped solidify his legacy. We hope you’ll watch, share, remember, and dream. Dream big.

The Kabbalah Centre Pledges Volunteer Hours and Funds to Help Build Homes in Downey with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Wall Raising and Partnership Kickoff to Take Place Wednesday, December 14th Los Angeles, CA (December 12, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), in partnership with The Kabbalah Centre, will raise the walls for a new neighborhood in Downey, CA that will bring six affordable homeownership opportunities to the city. The wall raising and build day …

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 …