Thursday, March 21, 2024 | Beverly Wilshire
VIP Reception 5:00 PM | General Reception 5:30 PM
Join Us for the 2024 Los Angeles Builders Ball!
Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Los Angeles Builders Ball®, a signature event honoring the invaluable contributions of our donors, partners, and industry leaders in building, real estate, and related fields. Together with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), we're reshaping the Los Angeles landscape, one home at a time. This gala is more than just a celebration; it's a powerful gathering to raise awareness and vital funds, empowering families and fostering strength and stability through homeownership. Be a part of this transformative journey - explore sponsorship opportunities and secure your tickets today. Click here to join us in making a difference!
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2024 Builder of the Year: Lowe
The Builder of the Year Award celebrates a distinguished builder or developer in Los Angeles, known for their creativity, innovation, and impactful contributions to the community. Lowe is a distinguished real estate company with over half a century of expertise in real estate investment, development, and management. They have made a significant impact in shaping remarkable, eco-friendly, and aesthetically pleasing properties across the country, including their notable work in revitalizing and preserving historic properties in Downtown Los Angeles. The company places a high value on collaboration and partnership, as evidenced by their 13-year commitment to supporting the endeavors of Habitat LA in building homes, communities, and hope. Established in 1972, Lowe's mission has been to add value to the real estate sector by crafting innovative, enduring spaces and experiences that forge a connection between people and places. Their bespoke approach is designed to cater to the specific requirements of each property and fulfill the objectives of every partner, adeptly navigating and capitalizing on complex challenges.
2024 Foundation Builder: Ring
The Foundation Builder award salutes an extraordinary organization known for its significant investment in neighborhoods, leadership in community transformation, and dedication to economic development. Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer, together for everyone. From the first-ever Video Doorbell to the award-winning DIY Ring Alarm system, Ring’s smart home security product line offers affordable whole-home and neighborhood security. They have proudly secured tens of millions of homes, and over the last three years, Ring has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to share free Ring Video Doorbells with new Habitat homeowners across the country. In their Hawthorne, CA headquarters, Ring has proudly partnered with Habitat LA to volunteer, build playhouses, provide free home repairs, and contribute to the Advancing Black Homeownership Fund. Ring is committed to making security accessible and convenient for everyone—while working hard to bring communities together. They are proud to work with incredible local and national organizations that help improve people’s lives and create safer places for families to grow.
2022 Foundation Builder: City National Bank
The Foundation Builder award recognizes an outstanding Habitat LA partner that has made a transformational impact in our local communities. City National’s contributions and support through advocacy, neighborhood investment, volunteerism and more, demonstrate leadership in spearheading intentional change and economic growth in our communities. City National has made such an impact through their deep-rooted culture of nurturing relationships and caring for the communities where they live and do business. Through their partnership with Habitat LA and their own admirable advocacy work, City National supports US veterans, stands out as an example of empowering women leaders, and aids local community members seeking financial education and a decent place to live.
2024 Dream Builder: LAFC
The Dream Builder Award is a prestigious recognition, celebrating those who show an unwavering commitment to revitalizing and investing in communities. The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) harnesses the universal appeal of soccer as a catalyst for positive change. LAFC reflects the rich diversity of Los Angeles and provides an unparalleled experience for fans and the local community. As the proud winners of the 2022 MLS Cup and twice earning the Supporters Shield, LAFC has represented the greater Los Angeles area in Major League Soccer since 2018. An aspect of LAFC's core mission is to serve as a positive influence in the community by backing vital initiatives. Collaborating with Habitat LA exemplifies this commitment, as they have engaged in creating safe play areas for children through playhouse build days and participated in home construction with Habitat LA's dedicated volunteers and staff. LAFC is also at the forefront of developing the 22,000-seat BMO Stadium and a state-of-the-art training center at Cal State Los Angeles. Additionally, the club takes pride in establishing 25 futsal courts in underprivileged communities at local schools over the past four years.
Musical Entertainment: Brian McKnight
Musical Entertainment: Morris Day and The Time
What time is it? It’s time for the artist who first posed that infamous question to do what he does best… Generate infectious music and riveting performances that inspire the audience to get up and move! Currently on tour, Morris Day returns as the funky fabulous front man for one of the all-time greatest party bands, reuniting with The Time’s original bandmates. We’re excited to welcome Morris Day and The Time to the 2022 Los Angeles Builders Ball.