Helping Hands Swing Hammers

Guest Blog Post by Debbie Abeles from Temple Beth Am Sawdust on your pants, caulk under your fingernails, paint specks in your hair…there’s no better way to spend a Sunday. When we signed up with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to participate in building a home in Montebello, we thought it would be helpful to a family in need, …

Wells Fargo Build Day

Guest Blog Post by Mia Joiner, Wells Fargo Customer Service Representative We had the HONOR of working side by side with one of the future homeowners, Tamara Lindsey. She is a Navy Vet who found herself homeless when she returned from duty. With the help of her Social Worker, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, she will now …

Hollywood Comes to Hyde Park Place During 2016 Hollywood Build

Residents of the 500 and 600 blocks of Hyde Park Place in Inglewood, CA. woke up on June 5th to see a new sparkle up and down their street, thanks to about 400 volunteers who completed neighborhood upgrades as part of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) 2016 Hollywood Build. The two day build brought out members …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Selected as Non-Profit Partner for the XChange Solution Provider 2016 Conference

Fifty volunteers will give back before they get to work as part of Channel@Work program Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will welcome 50 volunteers from all across the country for a build day occurring during The Channel Company’s XChange Solution Provider 2016 conference, a gathering of IT leaders, technology …

Wells Fargo Volunteer Day

Guest Blog Post by Kat Haro, Wells Fargo employee and Habitat LA volunteer It is no secret Wells Fargo is committed to engagement in the community so when the opportunity presented itself to do a Team Build for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, we took full advantage! Fifteen of my fellow colleagues and I went out to three …

Local Faith Communities Unite for Inaugural Interfaith Build Week with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Volunteers Put Faith into Action to Rehabilitate Two Lynwood Homes  Los Angeles, CA – November 26, 2012: The need for affordable housing brought together volunteers from the faith traditions of Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, the Religious Society of Friends and Unitarian Universalism for the first Interfaith Build Week in Habitat for Humanity of Greater L.A.’s (HFH GLA) history. …

Thrivent Financial Continues Commitment to Affordable Housing with 7th Home Built in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Kickoff Event Planned for Saturday, June 16th Los Angeles, CA – June 12, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will host a kickoff event on Saturday, June 16 to celebrate the first day Thrivent Financial volunteers will build on the 2012 Thrivent Builds home located in Lynwood, CA. Twenty Lutheran Congregations, from greater Los Angeles, will …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Receives Generous Nail Donation from A Compassionate Response to Homelessness and Poverty Group

74,000 Nails will Help Build Hope, Lives and Communities Los Angeles, CA – October 3, 2011: During a ceremony on Saturday, October 1, 2011, A Compassionate Response to Homelessness and Poverty Group presented Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) with 74,000 nails. It is the largest nail donation HFH GLA has ever received and will be used …