Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and Lowe’s team up for 2017 Hollywood Build

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Los Angeles, CA (May 24, 2017) – For the fifth year, Lowe’s will join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) as the title sponsor of the  Hollywood Build on June 9th and 10th in Culver City, CA. This generous support from Lowe’s will help Habitat LA raise awareness about the critical need for affordable housing and neighborhood …

WME|IMG Foundation Walks the Walk at Compton Home Repair

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The day began bright and early with WME|IMG Co-CEO Ari Emanuel the first to arrive. Soon after, a bus with 40 eager volunteers pulled up. After a short introduction from Jo-An Turman, Habitat LA’s VP of Entertainment Industry Partnerships, the work began. Organized by our wonderful home repair team, the group then broke up into smaller teams. The day’s tasks …

Coolhaus Creates Custom Habitat LA Ice Cream Sammies

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Everyone loves ice cream, but it’s even cooler when you can enjoy a delicious treat and support a good cause like Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) at the same time! Coolhaus co-founders Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, who come from the design and real estate fields, …

National Volunteer Week Spotlight on Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson (2nd from left) Volunteer since 2003.

In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29), we are thrilled to highlight some of our awesome build site volunteers who help build homes and hope everyday! Bob Johnson has been a friendly face on our build sites for many years, helping thousands of volunteers learn to build. Bob is one of our beloved retiree volunteers, whom we affectionately refer …

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 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 …

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 …