#DIYTuesday: How to Transform an Old Dresser into a Unique Bathroom Vanity

DIY Tuesday

Upcycling Workshop: A Dresser Becomes a Bathroom Vanity Upcycling furniture is a very popular DIY project these days, and fortunately, our ReStores are packed with wonderful pieces to choose from. In a recent DIY Workshop held in our Torrance ReStore location, our own Justin DiPego demonstrated how to transform an old dresser into a beautiful bathroom vanity. For those who …

Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Partner to Help Local Family Obtain Dream of Home Ownership

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Los Angeles, CA — March 16, 2017: Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) are partnering in the City of Bellflower to build a home alongside a local family through the Thrivent Builds Homes program. Thrivent members and others will volunteer to help the future homeowners build their new home. Thrivent Financial has awarded Habitat …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors

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Bellflower, CA – March 13, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) recently elected two new members to serve on its Board of Directors: LeAnne Romesburg, Human Resources Director at Lowe’s Home Improvement, Inc. and John Sykes, Vice President of Operations at Suffolk Construction. “The addition of these two new Board members brings diverse experience and a …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Selected for “Affiliates of Distinction” Honor for their Service and Innovation

Bellflower, CA — March 9, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is one of 23 organizations recognized by Habitat for Humanity International as an “Affiliate of Distinction”. The Affiliates of Distinction program was established by Habitat for Humanity to honor local Habitat organizations that meet or exceed best-practice standards to uphold their work across the Habitat …

Habitat on the Hill

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We had a delegation of staff and partner homeowners attending Habitat on the Hill, Habitat’s annual legislative conference, last week in Washington D.C. Many Habitat representatives and affordable housing representatives from across the country gathered to discuss Habitat’s legislative priorities, attend advocacy and policy-related workshops, and hold face-to-face meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They all had a great time …

For Tiffany Ortiz, Her Family’s Journey to Homeownership is a Family Affair

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We love when our partner families share their experiences with us.  Tiffany Ortiz and her family are working on their sweat equity and will soon be moving into their own Habitat LA home in Long Beach. Tiffany’s husband Carlos and their two sons recently volunteered during Habitat LA’s partnership day with the Compton Initiative, a non-profit organization founded in 2006 …

Here’s Another Way to Support our Mission in Style

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Wear your pride for Los Angeles, while making a difference in the lives of Angelenos. Screens For Good in New Orleans has generously designed t-shirts and posters in support of Habitat for Humanity’s building efforts in cities across the U.S. We hope you’ll support our efforts locally by purchasing one (or more) to help us continue our commitment of Building …

The Biggest Storm of the Year Could Not Keep These Wells Fargo Volunteers from Building

Long-time Volunteer, Mia Joiner, shares her rainy build day with her Wells Fargo team. “From a tiny spark, may burst a mighty flame.” This quote so accurately describes our small, but mighty team from last Friday [January 20, 2017.] Thank you to my dedicated group that came out in the pouring rain! Although weather conditions were not in our favor, we …