Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and Lowe’s team up for 2017 Hollywood Build

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Los Angeles, CA (May 24, 2017) – For the fifth year, Lowe’s will join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) as the title sponsor of the  Hollywood Build on June 9th and 10th in Culver City, CA. This generous support from Lowe’s will help Habitat LA raise awareness about the critical need for affordable housing and neighborhood …

WME|IMG Foundation Walks the Walk at Compton Home Repair

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The day began bright and early with WME|IMG Co-CEO Ari Emanuel the first to arrive. Soon after, a bus with 40 eager volunteers pulled up. After a short introduction from Jo-An Turman, Habitat LA’s VP of Entertainment Industry Partnerships, the work began. Organized by our wonderful home repair team, the group then broke up into smaller teams. The day’s tasks …

Habitat LA and Culver City are Partnering to Build 10 New Affordable Homes

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Culver City has generously donated vacant land and waived all building permit fees for ten new homes. This project will be Habitat LA’s first affordable ownership housing project built in Culver City. The new development features six new detached single family homes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and four new attached homes with three bedrooms and two and a half …

Thrivent Builds Kicks Off 14th Home in Partnership with Habitat LA

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We recently kicked off our 14th home in partnership with Thrivent Builds in the City of Bellflower. Thrivent Representatives, Lutheran church and community members, future and current homeowners, crew leaders, and Habitat LA staff all celebrated the first walls of a beautiful new and affordable home for the Afemata family. Thrivent has been a longtime partner with Habitat for Humanity, …

Local Pastors Join Habitat LA to Build Homes and Hope in Bellflower

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We recently welcomed local Pastors and mission leaders from the Bellflower Ministerial Association to help build six affordable homes currently under construction in the City of Bellflower. It was a great day, filled with hope and hard work. The Bellflower Ministerial Association meets each month to pray together, to encourage one another, to share information and resources for their ministries, …

Cesar Chavez Day

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By Allison Park, Youth United Member It has been many decades since Cesar Chavez’s empowering union rights movements, but his legacy still ripples through our nation today. Today we celebrate the great changes he made upon our society, from fighting against vicious racism to rallying for consumer rights and farmers’ living conditions. Without Chavez, the United States wouldn’t be the …

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

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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 …