Posts Tagged ‘sustainable homes’


Delta Air Lines Employees to Build Third Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach

More than 2,000 Delta employees volunteer on construction projects from coast to coast Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2013) – Delta Air Lines employees are rolling up their sleeves to renovate another home with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) as part of a multi-build volunteer effort. More than 2,200 Delta employees will help build Delta-sponsored homes in six cities through November.  This year Delta Air Lines employees will help to completely rehabilitate a Spanish style home located in North Long Beach. Renovation kicks off Thursday, September 12 and is expected to be complete by the dedication, which is scheduled for October 30th.   “Delta is a wonderful partner and we are eager to get started on building our third home together in Long Beach,” said Erin Rank, President/CEO, HFH GLA.  “Their commitment to Habitat for Humanity and the willingness ...


Kickoff Event Planned for Saturday, July 20th in Long Beach Los Angeles, CA – July 16, 2013: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and Thrivent Financial will celebrate the first official day of construction on the 8th home to be fully funded and built by Lutheran volunteers this Saturday, July 20th.  Volunteers from the HFH GLA Lutheran Coalition and local Lutheran congregations will help build the 2013 Thrivent Builds home located in Long Beach, CA, contributing 50% of the volunteer hours and 10% of the funding needed to complete the home. The city of Long Beach is also a longtime partner of HFH GLA and has generously donated the land for this home. A presentation from 9:00 am – 10:00 am will include remarks from HFH GLA representatives, a partner ...


Volunteer Activities Taking Place in Greater Los Angeles April 15 - 21, 2012 Los Angeles, CA – April 17, 2012: National Volunteer Week, an annual event that encourages people to get engaged with their local communities, takes place April 15 to 21. During National Volunteer Week, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will be welcoming volunteers to its build sites, Gardena and Norwalk ReStores, offices and special events as well as celebrating the important role that they play in building affordable housing. Construction volunteers must be 16 years or older and ReStore volunteers need only be 14 years old to participate in the nationwide event. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up online at National Volunteer Week “Celebrating People in Action,” presents an opportunity for individuals, families, non-profit organizations and government entities ...