Celebrating World Habitat Day with Three New Partner Homeowners

Posted by Sylvia Bautista, Homeowner Relations Case Manager & Proud Habitat Homeowner: This week we celebrated World Habitat Day (WHD), a day set aside annually to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter, and to encourage grassroots action toward ending poverty housing. For me it’s a day where words travel through social media, word of mouth, and …

Habitat LA and the Catholic Coalition are hosting a Rummage Sale Sat., Oct. 11th

All proceeds benefitting Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:00am – 4:00pm Corpus Christi Parish Hall 890 Toyopa Dr. Pacific Palisades , 90272 (15100 Sunset Blvd. & Carey St.) Food and drinks available from Let’s Be Frank, “Gourmet Dogs Gone Good”! Seeking donations of the following: Artwork, housewares, designer clothes, shoes and purses, entertainment accessories, …

Celebrating the Success of Two Habitat Homeowner Grads

We love our partner homeowners and it’s an honor to share their stories about how homeownership has enriched their family’s lives. On Saturday, June 7th 2014, we had the pleasure of attending the graduation ceremony for Maywood Academy High School for Tanya Silerio and Luis Delgado Jr., held at East Los Angeles College. Last March, the Silerio family received the …

“Let’s get to work!” – Holly Robinson Peete, Nat’l Women Build Week Spokesperson

Written by Spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week,  Holly Robinson Peete Growing up my parents instilled in me the importance of giving back. To this day, one of my favorite quotes is, “service is the rent that we pay for living” by Marian Wright Edelman. Rodney and I work hard at raising our kids to be service-minded …

Edison International Volunteers Help Mayor Bob Foster Make Serious Progress on Sponsored Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach

25 Edison International Staffers Volunteered on the “Mayor’s Build” Home Alongside Future Homeowners, the Lopez Family Los Angeles, CA – August 24, 2011: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and the Long Beach Housing Development Company have partnered to build a newly constructed, affordable and sustainable home in honor of Honorable Mayor Bob Foster and sponsored by …