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 for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Celebrates the Completion of Four New, Affordable Homes in the City of Montebello

Montebello groundbreaking event in 2015.

Home dedication ceremony to take place Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Los Angeles, CA – June 23, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), along with the City of Montebello and Partnership Housing, are proud to celebrate the completion of four new, affordable homes with a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, June 28 from 11am – 12:30pm.This marks 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 …

Alfonso, Neyra, Phixius, Gael, & Juan

Alfonso y Neyra comparten su hogar de dos habitaciones con sus dos hijos y con el padre de Neyra, Juan. La familia de cinco quisiera crecer en un hogar con más espacio y en un lugar más seguro para sus hijos. Viven en un vecindario infestado de pandillas y por esa razón su hijo mayor no puede jugar afuera. Alfonso …

Maria, Ricardo, Krystal, Elih, Ariana, & Julia

Maria y Ricardo Rendon son recién casados y están esperando mudarse a un hogar donde puedan empezar sus vidas de casados. Actualmente comparten su hogar con los padres y hermano de Ricardo y con las dos hijas de Maria. Los hijos de Ricardo visitan en los fines de semana y durante las vacaciones escolares. La familia Rendon cree que la …

Soledad, Olga, Rebeca, & Amanda

Soledad es la madre de dos hijas y enorgullece de tener una familia muy cercana. Esta oportunidad es una bendición porque actualmente Soledad vive con su hermana y su familia. Su espacio está limitado y por esa razón su madre y hija mayor viven con una tía. Soledad sinceramente cree que un hogar nuevo es lo que necesita su familia …

Celebrating World Habitat Day with Three New Partner Homeowners

Posted by Sylvia Bautista, Homeowner Relations Case Manager & Proud Habitat Homeowner: This week we celebrated World Habitat Day (WHD), a day set aside annually to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter, and to encourage grassroots action toward ending poverty housing. For me it’s a day where words travel through social media, word of mouth, and …

Partner Homeowner Applicant Roxana Gomez Shares Her Experience at Power Women Power Tools

The 10th Annual “Power Women Power Tools” event was held Saturday, June 21, 2014 in the City of Lynwood. I had the privilege to work alongside strong women from different backgrounds. As we worked together to build the remaining 4 townhouses, I felt an extreme joy to know that soon my fellow Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles homeowner …