Habitat on the Hill

Habitat LA President and CEO, Erin Rank, and three staff members flew to Washington, D.C. in February for the 13th annual Habitat on the Hill conference. They joined more than 350 staff members from other Habitat affiliates around the country to advocate for affordable housing.

Habitat LA Staff and Board Members Join A Global Village Trip to Mexico

(above) The Habitat LA team, local staff members, and future homeowners A team of twenty-four, including seven Habitat LA Board Members and five Habitat LA staff, flew down to Lo de Marcos, Mexico this past January and spent a week building homes for three families in the Nayarit province. They were joined by several other donors including those who won …

Ian Armstrong: Our March Volunteer of the Month

Ian Armstrong first learned about Habitat for Humanity when he was in grade school, but he never imagined he’d be volunteering for the organization, until he tore his labrum. The injury left him unable to perform his regular job as a trash collector for Waste Management, and the company didn’t have any light duty work for him to take on …

Delta Air Lines and Habitat LA Welcome Home The Joseph Family

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(above) The Joseph family cut the ribbon on their new home with Delta and the City of Los Angeles sponsors and Habitat LA staff. “Home is the nicest word there is,” said Habitat LA President and CEO, Erin Rank, quoting the author Laura Ingalls Wilder, as she welcomed Tianna-Nichole Joseph and her four children to their new three-bedroom home in Los …

A Homecoming for Martinez-Gil Family

The Martinez-Gil Family at the 2018 Thrivent Dedication

(above) Mayra Martinez-Gil and her family in front of their new home. Partner homeowner Mayra Martinez-Gil and her children celebrated the completion of their home on February 7 under brilliantly sunny skies. An audience of nearly 100 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) staff members, volunteers, donors, fellow homeowners, elected officials, and other community stakeholders came out for …

Advocating for Affordable Housing Is A Capital Idea

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(above) The Habitat LA Team presented the California Legislator of the Year Award to Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer. Habitat LA joined 24 other California Habitat affiliates in Sacramento last month for Advocacy Day, a statewide conference that included meeting with state legislators about the Golden State’s pressing need for more affordable housing.

Support Habitat At Tax Time

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Did you know you can make a contribution to Habitat for Humanity when you file your state tax return? Thanks to legislation by Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California taxpayers can donate $1 or more to Habitat for Humanity California through the Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund.

Habitat Helps Veterans Impacted by Wildfires

Our expansion into the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Antelope Valleys has brought with it an opportunity to help families impacted by recent wildfires that affected southern California.  Our Habitat LA ReStores were able to play a large role in that effort by helping to raise funds for victims and by providing much needed furnishings.

Jeunesse Builds A New Partnership with Habitat LA

Jeunesse Kids team, Erin Rank and Habitat LA Partner Families all smiles on a rainy build day.

(above) The Jeunesse Kids team, Erin Rank, and Habitat LA Partner Families are all smiles on a rainy build day. Sixty distributors from Jeunesse Kids (Jeunesse Global’s nonprofit foundation), an international direct seller of skincare and nutritional products, braved the rain January 14 to build and paint houses large and small at our Globe Ave. construction site in Culver City.