New Years Resolutions

So often people say at the start of the New Year, “I want to give back this year, that is my resolution.” Volunteering with HFH is truly giving something back to your community as well as giving something to yourself. It is so easy to volunteer with us, and we are always in need of those who would like to …

Building a playground for Partner families

On December 6th Home Depot and Kaboom partnered together to bring the children of the Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles kids the playground of their dreams. The children, who will soon move into the Vermont village homes, drew pictures of what they wanted their playground to look like. Kaboom and Home Depot delivered. They day was filled with building, …

Keys for a family

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles gave a set of keys to new home owner Maria Lopez and her Family. On December 8th the family celebrated their new home with volunteers and those at Habitat during their key ceremony and with a special Tree lighting ceremony as well. This was the first year that the Lopez’ have ever had …

Jo-An Turman is the new VP of Marketing at HFHGLA

JO-AN TURMAN, Director of Marketing & Communications, brings a passionate enthusiasm for helping others to her new role at Habitat for Humanity. She’s spent her entire career help others as Real Estate Broker she assisted first-time home buyers; as former teacher she worked with at-risk youth, ultimately founding the non-profit children’s organization IX Winds Ranch Foundation’s “Camp Gid D Up” …

Meet Mark Van Lue Joins Habitat of Greater L.A. as V.P. of Construction!

MARK VAN LUE, Vice President of Construction & Real Estate, has been with Habitat for Humanity since 1999 as Construction Manager for the St. Joseph County, Indiana affiliate and more recently as Director of Construction and Environmental Resources for Habitat for Humanity International. With over 25 years construction experience and a love for helping people, Van Lue believes he is …

Two new Exec’s appointed at HFH Los Angeles

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NEWCOMERS – MARK VAN LUE & JO-AN TURMAN – HIT GROUND RUNNING WITH SUCCESSFUL JIMMY CARTER WORK PROJECT 2007 Greater L.A. Affiliate Taps New VP of Construction/Real Estate & Director of Marketing/Communications as “Building A Greater L.A. Campaign” Kicks Off Los Angeles, CA – December 10, 2007: This year’s Jimmy Carter Work Project in Los Angeles was …

’tis the season to be building!

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean Habitat for Humanity volunteers stay inside! We are always looking for volunteers, and what better way to join in the spirit of the season by taking some time to give to those in need? Help us build homes with our partner families~ Contact the Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA by e-mail (volunteers@www.habitatla.org) …

Local Family receives keys to new home in time for The Holiday Season!

LOCAL FAMILY MOVES INTO NEW HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOME, JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS The Lopez Family to Receive Keys in Housewarming Ceremony Saturday Los Angeles, CA – Dec. 8, 2007: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (www.www.habitatla.org) and three Los Angeles area Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chapters have completed their work on a home in partnership with …

Habitat’s Nickels For Nails Youth Advocacy Program in the News

Read about Habitat for Humanity GLA’s Nickels for Nails program in this month’s issue of Los Angeles Family Magazine. The article was also published in the San Gabriel Family, South Bay Family, Ventura Family and Santa Clarita Family magazines. Building a Greater Los Angeles Families Can Take Pride InAngels Among Usby Jill Weinlein Remember the children’s story The House that …

Cars For Homes

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Make Santa’s “nice” list by donating your vehicle to Habitat for Humanity this holiday season. Your donation will go towards building homes for low-income families in need of affordable housing. Please visit the Cars for Homes website for information on how you can be a part of this national program. Thank you!