Posts Tagged ‘sustainable housing’


We love our partner homeowners and it’s an honor to share their stories about how homeownership has enriched their family’s lives. On Saturday, June 7th 2014, we had the pleasure of attending the graduation ceremony for Maywood Academy High School for Tanya Silerio and Luis Delgado Jr., held at East Los Angeles College. Last March, the Silerio family received the keys to their new Habitat home and it was a day they had all been anticipating. They were overwhelmed with joy and started planning how to decorate long before moving in. This past weekend, The Silerios experienced another joyful moment as daughter, Tanya Silerio graduated from Maywood Academy High School. Luis Delgado Jr. also graduated from Maywood Academy High School this past weekend. The Delgado family  became Habitat partner homeowners this past year, after 15 years of renting a two-bedroom house. ...


More than 200 Women Volunteers to Begin Framework for Four New Habitat Homes Los Angeles, CA – June 4, 2014: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) Power Women Power Tools (PWPT) build event turns ten this year and more than 200 volunteers are expected to join in the celebration. The all-women crew of volunteers will be framing walls for four new sustainable, affordable homes in Lynwood, as part of a seven-home neighborhood currently in progress. HFH GLA is pleased to welcome back Lowe’s, Union Bank and Sony Pictures Entertainment as the primary supporters of this event. Power Women Power Tools attracts hundreds of professional women from various sectors, including corporate, entertainment, education and faith to build homes side by side with HFH GLA partner homeowners. Since 2005, 2,500 PWPT volunteers have helped build 68 homes locally ...


Homeowners Encouraged to Apply & Volunteers Needed to Help Complete the Work Los Angeles, CA – March 09, 2011: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) has an opportunity for residents in the City of Hawaiian Gardens to receive free home repairs through its A Brush With Kindness (ABWK) program. Homeowners in need of exterior home repairs who are unable to make the repairs themselves due to physical or financial circumstances are encouraged to apply. Ten qualified applicants will partner with the organization to receive exterior home repairs through ABWK. The program is a time-efficient alternative to Hawaiian Gardens’ Beautification Program because an all-volunteer workforce works with the selected homeowners to complete the repairs in a matter of days. For this reason, HFH GLA is also looking for volunteers to help work on the restoration of the homes. “A Brush With Kindness is a powerful program ...