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 …

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 …