STEAMPUNK’D Episode to Feature Habitat LA ReStore

GSN’s new original series, STEAMPUNK’D, is set to debut on Wednesday, August 19 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm Central) on GSN. Inspired by 19th century industrial steam-powered machinery, Steampunk is a “retro-futuristic design style” seen in everything from fashion, to technology, to pop culture. In STEAMPUNK’D, hosted by Jeannie Mai (“The Real”), the contestants (also known as “Makers”) work in teams …

Sending Prayers to The Carter’s

Yesterday afternoon Former President Carter made an announcement that he was diagnosed with cancer.  We are very saddened by this news.  The Former President shared that,  “Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body. I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory …

Alfonso, Neyra, Phixius, Gael, & Juan

Alfonso y Neyra comparten su hogar de dos habitaciones con sus dos hijos y con el padre de Neyra, Juan. La familia de cinco quisiera crecer en un hogar con más espacio y en un lugar más seguro para sus hijos. Viven en un vecindario infestado de pandillas y por esa razón su hijo mayor no puede jugar afuera. Alfonso …

Maria, Ricardo, Krystal, Elih, Ariana, & Julia

Maria y Ricardo Rendon son recién casados y están esperando mudarse a un hogar donde puedan empezar sus vidas de casados. Actualmente comparten su hogar con los padres y hermano de Ricardo y con las dos hijas de Maria. Los hijos de Ricardo visitan en los fines de semana y durante las vacaciones escolares. La familia Rendon cree que la …

RidetoBuild

Exciting news! On Saturday, August 15 at 10:30am, Giveback Homes is partnering with the new SoulCycle in Manhattan Beach for RidetoBuild! RidetoBuild is a fun, interactive way for spinning enthusiasts to support the work that Giveback Homes is doing with us at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA). Participants will be provided with everything needed for the …

Soledad, Olga, Rebeca, & Amanda

Soledad es la madre de dos hijas y enorgullece de tener una familia muy cercana. Esta oportunidad es una bendición porque actualmente Soledad vive con su hermana y su familia. Su espacio está limitado y por esa razón su madre y hija mayor viven con una tía. Soledad sinceramente cree que un hogar nuevo es lo que necesita su familia …

Ralphs Community Contribution Program

Feed the body and the soul by registering for the new term of the Ralphs Community Contribution Program beginning September 1, 2015. After you register and designate Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), your purchases from Ralphs will automatically be credited to us and Ralphs will donate a percentage of your total. It’s an easy way to …

GMC DIY Challenge

GMC’s DIY challenge, in partnership with This Old House, will task Southern California based DIY influencers with creating one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture using only salvaged materials! That’s where Habitat LA’s ReStore comes in. The contestants will have a limited amount of time to scour the aisles for raw building materials, home décor and furniture pieces that they can transform into …

Farewell 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members!

Every year we are fortunate to have a passionate group of individuals, called AmeriCorps, join us for a year of service. If you’re unfamiliar with AmeriCorps, think of it as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps members serve with Habitat LA in a variety of capacities from volunteer services, to construction, youth programs and veteran outreach. Last week …

Urban Floor Donation

Urban Floor recently made a generous donation of over $50,000 worth of flooring to Habitat LA. Their donation has been greatly appreciated, as their beautiful flooring will be sold in our ReStores and used in future Habitat LA homes. Habitat members had the opportunity to personally meet the Urban Floor staff and mascot, Chuck, while accepting the donation. We were immediately …