Los Angeles Area Habitat for Humanity ReStores Provide More Ways to Support Affordable Housing in the Community

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Members of the community are encouraged to donate Items, shop discounted merchandise and volunteer Los Angeles, CA — January 19, 2018: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) ReStores sell low-cost building and home improvement materials to the community. In the ReStores, shoppers will find items such as new and gently used furniture, appliances, lumber, hardware, vintage and …

Building the Beloved Community

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By Jonathan Reckford and Erin Rank Habitat for Humanity is propelled by a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We devote ourselves to creating that world because we believe everyone — every single one of us, regardless of who we are or where we come from — deserves a decent life and deserves the …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles joins nationwide “Beloved Community” initiative to bring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of access, equality and opportunity for all into action

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Habitat for Humanity joins The King Center to mobilize nationwide affordable housing work Los Angeles, CA – January 15, 2018 —Building on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community,” Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) announced plans today to honor King’s legacy through a series of projects throughout the community. Over the next year, …

Betty Monroy, Proud Mother and Habitat Homeowner in Downey

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Betty Monroy learned about Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) in 2008. She was a long-time resident of Downey and very active in her community.  As a single mother of three, she was working several jobs just to make ends meet. During the economic downturn, Betty lost her primary job and found herself working several part-time jobs …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Expanding Service Territory in Los Angeles County

Affiliate will now serve the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys LOS ANGELES (Dec. 1, 2017)—Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to announce the expansion of their service territory to encompass the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys portions of Los Angeles County effective immediately. Recently, Habitat for Humanity International, the global organization’s …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to Host 2017 Veterans Build Presented by The Albertsons Companies Foundation & The Vons Foundation November 10th

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Volunteers & Veterans will commemorate Veterans Day by building and repairing homes in Long Beach Los Angeles, CA – November 8, 2017:  In recognition of Veterans Day, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will bring together hundreds of volunteers and veterans to build four new, affordable homes and provide home repairs for existing homeowners and nearby nonprofits …

7th Annual Beach Cities Friends Trivia Night

Beach Cities Friends hosted the 7th Annual Trivia Night in support of Habitat LA on September 23rd.. The event was held at Vistamar School in El Segundo. This year’s contest was attended by approximately 110 competitors. Over $50,000 was raised in sponsorships and fund-a-need donations. The  multi-year championship team Hammered Hermosans once again took first place and defeated the SmArchitechts …

I Want To Help Other People The Way Habitat Is Helping Us

This is the story of Marisol Gutierrez, who is eleven years old, and whose family is moving into a Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Home in Downey. Her mother wrote and shared with us a project that Marisol recently completed for school. This month was open house at her school, the Suva Intermediate School. Below is a photo …