Sidecar Doughnuts Partners with Habitat for Humanity

            Each month Sidecar Doughnuts partners with a different charity/non-profit group. For the month of April, they have partnered with Habitat for Humanity! This month, the lovely, Meyer Lemon is their featured flavor. With every purchase of the Meyer Lemon doughnut, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat LA and Habitat OC. The Meyer …

Adopt-A-Family

The holiday season is here and we want to remind everyone of a Habitat LA initiative that is near and dear to our hearts – our Adopt-a-Family Program. The first year of homeownership can be challenging for families as they transition into their new homes. Our Adopt-a-Family Program supports our new partner families, providing them a holiday basket filled with …

New Affordable Home Breaking Ground in Athens

Over the past year, we have worked closely with Los Angeles County and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) to design and secure funding, as well as land, for an affordable home that focuses on innovation and sustainability. SCI-Arc students have completed plans for a “green” home located at 1232 West 101st Street in the Athens neighborhood of LA …

Samsung’s “Ditch the DSLR Event” is Tuesday!

Do you love taking selfies? On Tuesday, October 14, come help us break a world record AND get the chance to trade in your DSLR for an award-winning Samsung NX30 or NX Mini SMART Camera! Join us at Hollywood & Highland as we try to win the Guinness World Record for most selfies taken in an hour! Snapping photos right …

Celebrating World Habitat Day with Three New Partner Homeowners

Posted by Sylvia Bautista, Homeowner Relations Case Manager & Proud Habitat Homeowner: This week we celebrated World Habitat Day (WHD), a day set aside annually to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter, and to encourage grassroots action toward ending poverty housing. For me it’s a day where words travel through social media, word of mouth, and …

A Prayer For Shelter

It is not uncommon for people to stop what they are doing and bow their heads in a silent moment of gratitude, of hope, or to ask for help — otherwise known as “prayer.” This powerful tool is very familiar to us, where “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities …

World Habitat Day: A Day to Recognize the Need for Shelter

Monday, October 6, 2014 is World Habitat Day and you may be asking yourself, “What is World Habitat Day?” World Habitat Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the basic need for decent and affordable housing in a world where it is lacking for so many. This annual recognition began in 1985 when The United Nations General Assembly declared that …

Celebrating the Success of Two Habitat Homeowner Grads

We love our partner homeowners and it’s an honor to share their stories about how homeownership has enriched their family’s lives. On Saturday, June 7th 2014, we had the pleasure of attending the graduation ceremony for Maywood Academy High School for Tanya Silerio and Luis Delgado Jr., held at East Los Angeles College. Last March, the Silerio family received the …

Delta Air Lines Employees to Build Third Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach

More than 2,000 Delta employees volunteer on construction projects from coast to coast Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2013) – Delta Air Lines employees are rolling up their sleeves to renovate another home with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) as part of a multi-build volunteer effort. More than 2,200 Delta employees will help build Delta-sponsored homes …