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

DIY Tuesday

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 …

Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Partner to Help Local Family Obtain Dream of Home Ownership

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Los Angeles, CA — March 16, 2017: Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) are partnering in the City of Bellflower to build a home alongside a local family through the Thrivent Builds Homes program. Thrivent members and others will volunteer to help the future homeowners build their new home. Thrivent Financial has awarded Habitat …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Selected for “Affiliates of Distinction” Honor for their Service and Innovation

Bellflower, CA — March 9, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is one of 23 organizations recognized by Habitat for Humanity International as an “Affiliate of Distinction”. The Affiliates of Distinction program was established by Habitat for Humanity to honor local Habitat organizations that meet or exceed best-practice standards to uphold their work across the Habitat …

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 …

Ralphs Community Contribution Program

Everyone deserves a decent place to live and there are many easy ways for you to help make this possible for local families and individuals. By registering for the new term of the Ralphs Community Contribution Program, your weekly trip to the supermarket can help build and repair homes! Ralphs will automatically donate a percentage of your total grocery bill …

Habitat for Humanity tops BUILDER 100 list for private U.S. home builders

Los Angeles, CA. (May 25, 2016) – BUILDER magazine has ranked Habitat for Humanity as the No. 1 private home builder on BUILDER 100, its annual listing of the largest U.S. home builders. This is the second year in a row Habitat’s work across the country has been recognized as a top builder of affordable housing in the U.S. Each …

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 …

César Chávez Day

In remembrance of César Chávez, we designate this day to celebrate his birthday as well as honor his commitment to social justice and human dignity. Chávez was a prominent labor leader and civil rights activist who dedicated his life to improving treatment, pay, and working conditions of farm workers. Being a farm worker since the age of 10, Chávez knew …