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

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

(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.

Making A World of Difference At Our Globe Ave. Homes

Our Globe Ave. new construction site in Culver City is bringing out volunteers in record numbers. And it’s also bringing out the best in people as we try to raise the funds necessary to complete the 10 homes.

In Loving Memory

Habitat LA mourns the loss of two members of our extended family: co-founder Diane Reed and Torrance ReStore Manager Greg Bisenieks.

Angy Smith Joins Habitat LA As Senior VP of Retail Operations

(above) Jennifer Wise, SVP Resource Development (left), Angy Smith, SVP Retail Operations (center), Erin Rank, President and CEO, (right) during the 2018 Women Build Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to welcome Angy Smith to our team as Senior Vice President of Retail Operations, overseeing all aspects of our ReStores. Prior to joining our family, Angy …

Making the Most of a Small Kitchen

We’re pleased to feature this guest blog post from Ken Marshall of Generation Homes Northwest, a custom homebuilder based in Vancouver, Washington. Nearly every homeowner experiences a problem with finding enough storage, especially in the kitchen. Fortunately, there are several ways to find space you may be overlooking. If you are thinking about making changes in your kitchen, start by …

Our 2018 Holiday Party Takes Flight

Our annual holiday party, held December 12 at El Segundo’s Flight Path Museum, brought together all the people who make Habitat LA so successful. Donors, volunteers, and staff members spread some holiday cheer as jumbo jets took off and landed on the nearby LAX runway.