December Volunteer of the Month

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) recognizes Linda Bame as our December Volunteer of the Month. Linda has been part of the Habitat LA family for over 3 years. After visiting us at the grand opening of the Habitat LA ReStore in Bellflower, she quickly learned about other opportunities where she could use her talents. She has …

A Gift in Your Will: Getting Started

We hope you will consider including a gift to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in your will or living trust. Called a “charitable bequest,” this type of gift offers these main benefits: Simplicity. Just a few sentences in your will or trust is all that is needed. Flexibility. Because you are not actually making a gift until after …

2017 Adopt-A-Family Holiday Celebration

Habitat LA recently hosted an annual event that is near and dear to our hearts – our Adopt-a-Family Holiday Celebration. The Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program was developed to help provide support to partner homeowners who recently moved into their new Habitat LA home or received home repair services due to a financial need. The first year of homeownership can be challenging for families …

American Crime Story: Versace

Every time a television show wraps there are set pieces leftover that still have a lot of life left in them. Fox Studios has an entire team dedicated to making sure these pieces have the opportunity at a second home. American Crime Story: Versace wrapped this season and many of the fabulous, well-made set decor was donated to Habitat for …

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 …

Habitat LA Celebrates the Kickoff of their 800th Home!

On Wednesday, September 13th, Habitat LA kicked off the building of their 800th home alongside site sponsor Delta Air Lines. This will be Delta’s 7th home built in partnership with Habitat LA. Future homeowner, Denise Harris and her family, as well as Delta executives and Habitat LA staff were on hand to lift the first walls to this home that …

Fun in the Sun: August Build Days!

August has been a busy month and we are thankful for the many different volunteer groups that partnered with us! In Long Beach, construction is underway on a new four home community. The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce’s professional staff spent their annual employee retreat working on these homes and showing their support for building more affordable housing in L.A. County. …

Habitat LA Volunteer Builds at 34th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles volunteer, Tom Rooney, traveled to Canada this year for the 34th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project (CWP). To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, the CWP built 150 homes alongside 150 future Habitat homeowners. Tom worked with Habitat for Humanity Edmonton where 75 of the 150 homes were built. Every morning all of the …

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 …

Now Accepting Applications in Culver City!

We are excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for ten new homes in Culver City, which will be offered at affordable prices. Applicants must attend a program information session and submit their application by Tuesday, January 31st at 5pm. See below for details on upcoming information sessions and income qualifications and click HERE for an application. This will be …