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 …

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 Completes Six New Homes in the City of Bellflower

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Home Dedication Ceremony will take place Thursday, November 30 Los Angeles, CA — November 29, 2017:  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to announce the completion of six new, affordable homes on Ramona Street in the City of Bellflower.  On Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Afemata, Gutierrez, Jimenez, Madrigal, …

Disaster Relief: We’ve Done This Before; We’re Going to Do It Again

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The devastation caused by the recent hurricanes has left most of us feeling helpless and wondering how we can help.  As tragic as these events have been, we must come together quickly to help begin rebuilding efforts.  Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria, have caused catastrophic destruction that will take years to reverse, however we here at Habitat for Humanity …

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 …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to Commemorate September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance with Interfaith Build Days

Volunteers will Build Affordable Homes in Long Beach September 8-9 Los Angeles, CA – September 8, 2017:  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) and volunteers from different faith traditions will join hands to build homes and hope on September 8 and 9 to mark the 16th anniversary of the 9-11attacks. Interfaith volunteers will work side-by-side to help …