#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 …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors

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Bellflower, CA – March 13, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) recently elected two new members to serve on its Board of Directors: LeAnne Romesburg, Human Resources Director at Lowe’s Home Improvement, Inc. and John Sykes, Vice President of Operations at Suffolk Construction. “The addition of these two new Board members brings diverse experience and a …

AmericCorps Week 2017

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Today, marks the conclusion of AmeriCorps Week. Each year during this week, Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout the country celebrate and recognize the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums by highlighting the extraordinary impact they make across our nation every day. It all began 22 years ago, when Habitat for Humanity partnered with The Corporation for National and Community Service, …

Habitat on the Hill

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We had a delegation of staff and partner homeowners attending Habitat on the Hill, Habitat’s annual legislative conference, last week in Washington D.C. Many Habitat representatives and affordable housing representatives from across the country gathered to discuss Habitat’s legislative priorities, attend advocacy and policy-related workshops, and hold face-to-face meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They all had a great time …

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 …

Rain Barrel Truckload Sale at the ReStore!

We are excited to be partnering again with Rain Barrels International to host a truckload sale at our Torrance ReStore on February 12 from 2pm – 4pm. Rain Barrels can help you save a vital natural resource as well as your money by reducing your water bill. Rain barrels can be purchased online for $100 by visiting RainBarrelsIntl.com and clicking …

Wells Fargo Volunteers Welcome Hyde Park Families Home

Volunteers from Wells Fargo came out to help us build three homes on our Hyde Park site in Inglewood. You can read about their build days HERE and HERE. We were thrilled that they could attend the recent dedication of these homes and see the families receive their keys. The post below is by Mia Joiner, one of the Wells …

The Kabbalah Centre Pledges Volunteer Hours and Funds to Help Build Homes in Downey with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Wall Raising and Partnership Kickoff to Take Place Wednesday, December 14th Los Angeles, CA (December 12, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), in partnership with The Kabbalah Centre, will raise the walls for a new neighborhood in Downey, CA that will bring six affordable homeownership opportunities to the city. The wall raising and build day …

Happy World Habitat Day!

Today is World Habitat Day! We at Habitat for Humanity believe that homeownership empowers and provides low-income families and individuals with the strength, stability and self-reliance to change their lives and build a strong foundation for a better future. In honor of World Habitat Day we have posted a series of blogs from our partner homeowners and staff, please take …