Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Announces 5th Annual General Hospital Fan Build Day


GHpromo1Registration is Now Open to Build Alongside GH Cast Members on March 8, 2014
 

Los Angeles, CA – December 20, 2013:  Fans of the long-running, ABC daytime drama, General Hospital will once again have the opportunity to spend a day building a Habitat for Humanity home with their favorite cast members.  The 5th Annual General Hospital Fan Build has been announced for Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Los Angeles. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will host the 5th Annual General Hospital Fan Build as part of its entertainment partnership program, Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity (HFHFH).

Fans may register online here for one of 20 build spots available this year. The minimum donation is $275, and 100 percent of the proceeds help HFH GLA build more homes for hardworking, low-income families and individuals in the greater Los Angeles area.

General Hospital Fan Build Days originated in 2009 with Brandon Barash and Lisa LoCicero, who created the event as a way to reward loyal fans of the show, while becoming more involved with Habitat for Humanity.  Each year cast members and fans enjoy a day of building a home and raising awareness for affordable housing.

General Hospital cast member volunteers confirmed to attend include:

Jimmy Deshler (Rafe Kovich, Jr.)

Will Devry (Julian Jerome)           

Kathleen Gati (Liesl Obrecht)

Maura West (Ava Jerome)

Lisa LoCicero (Olivia Falconeri)

Rebeca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber)

Robin Mattson (Heather Webber)

Kelly Thiebaud (Britt Westbourne)

Dominic Zamprogna (Dante Falconeri)

 

More Cast Members will be Announced Soon – Follow #GHFanBuild5

A limited number of build spots have been made available on a first come first served basis. The 5th Annual General Hospital Fan Build Day will take place Saturday, March 8, 2014 at an undisclosed location in greater Los Angeles. Registered volunteers must be at least 18 years old.  Register here to attend.  Space is limited and this will sell out.

HFH GLA builds decent, sustainable and affordable homes in partnership with hard-working, low-income families and individuals who agree to pay back a zero-interest loan and volunteer 200-500 hours of sweat equity in the building of their home.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy, education and partnership with families and individuals in need to build decent, sustainable and affordable housing. Since 1990, HFH GLA has built and renovated more than 900 homes locally and worldwide, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. HFH GLA is a GuideStar® Valued Partner and has achieved the coveted Charity Navigator 4-Star rating awarded to non-profits for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. For more information, please visit http://www.habitatla.org or call 310-323-4663. Visit our blog at http://buildingagreaterla.blogspot.com.

 

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Media Contacts:

Jo-An Turman

HFH GLA

O: 424-246-3175

C: 310-749-6613

jturman@habitatla.org

 

Angela Moore

Starfish PR

C: 310-429-8868

angela@starfish-pr.com

 

 

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