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 Greg Raash

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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! Greg Raash has dedicated himself to the Habitat mission all over the world and we are proud to say he began his journey with our affiliate back in 2000. Greg is one of …

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 …

World Habitat Day: Be a Volunteer

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog Post by: John Rosenthal, …

Farewell 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members!

Every year we are fortunate to have a passionate group of individuals, called AmeriCorps, join us for a year of service. If you’re unfamiliar with AmeriCorps, think of it as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps members serve with Habitat LA in a variety of capacities from volunteer services, to construction, youth programs and veteran outreach. Last week …

More than 800 Volunteers will Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Transform a Long Beach Neighborhood During Annual Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon

Washington Neighborhood Transformation Begins Nov. 6th through 8th Los Angeles, CA — November 5, 2014: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to announce its annual Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon (HBAT) will take place Nov. 6-8 in the Washington Neighborhood in the City of Long Beach. Habitat LA will bring together more than 800 …

World Habitat Day Guest Blog by Ashley Noel

World Habitat Day. When Maslow created his Hierarchy of Needs, the foundation for a human to achieve self-actualization is rooted in basic needs: food, air, shelter. That was in 1943. Fast forward to 2014, we are still struggling for those basic needs. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity and the UN for taking this day to recognize the need for basic …