Posts Tagged ‘restores’

03
Oct

Posted by Karen Moore, ReStore Materials Acquisitions Manager The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is such a BRILLIANT concept! Our ReStores provide a solution for items that one person may no longer have a use for, but to another person, it’s exactly what they need. Say for example, someone is purchasing a new refrigerator, but their old one is just a few years old and in perfectly good condition. Once donated to the ReStore, the older frig is sold for a fraction of its value to someone else. Everybody Wins! And here’s the icing on this delicious cake!...The money that is made from the sale of that frig and everything else sold at the ReStore, helps us to build and renovate more homes! Actually, about 9 homes per year! It’s my job at the Los Angeles Habitat affiliate to increase the material donations to ...

25
Jul

We are so thrilled to partner with Southern California Edison to build homes and this week they took their support to a new level by donating more than 200 framed pieces of art to our Los Angeles ReStores. The artwork is available for purchase in our local ReStores in Gardena and Norwalk.  Thank you SCE for your generous support! Visit us for Restore hours and learn how you can donate furniture and other items to be put back into homes in the local Southern California community. Related Posts: New ReStore Blog Showcases Treasures and DIY Projects

15
Nov

Ten PV Solar Electric Systems will Help Partner Homeowners Live Green & Save Green Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2011: Recently, GRID Alternatives hosted its annual “Solarthon” at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) Imperial Highway neighborhood. These ten homes are the first affordable LEED® certified homes in the City of Lynwood. Environmentalists, community advocates, elected officials, individual volunteers, HFH GLA and their partner homeowners were all on-site to support sustainable building practices and install all ten solar electric systems in one day. The Photovoltaic (PV) solar electric systems were the finishing green touch on the Imperial Highway neighborhood homes. Reflecting HFH GLA’s longstanding commitment to sustainable building practices, the ten homes in this neighborhood feature energy efficient lighting and heating systems, Energy Star appliances, water efficient toilets and showerheads, ...