Los Angeles Area Habitat for Humanity ReStores Provide More Ways to Support Affordable Housing in the Community

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Members of the community are encouraged to donate Items, shop discounted merchandise and volunteer Los Angeles, CA — January 19, 2018: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) ReStores sell low-cost building and home improvement materials to the community. In the ReStores, shoppers will find items such as new and gently used furniture, appliances, lumber, hardware, vintage and …

Building the Beloved Community

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By Jonathan Reckford and Erin Rank Habitat for Humanity is propelled by a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We devote ourselves to creating that world because we believe everyone — every single one of us, regardless of who we are or where we come from — deserves a decent life and deserves the …

December Volunteer of the Month

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) recognizes Linda Bame as our December Volunteer of the Month. Linda has been part of the Habitat LA family for over 3 years. After visiting us at the grand opening of the Habitat LA ReStore in Bellflower, she quickly learned about other opportunities where she could use her talents. She has …

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, …