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 …

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 …

New Affordable Home Breaking Ground in Athens

Over the past year, we have worked closely with Los Angeles County and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) to design and secure funding, as well as land, for an affordable home that focuses on innovation and sustainability. SCI-Arc students have completed plans for a “green” home located at 1232 West 101st Street in the Athens neighborhood of LA …

World Habitat Day: A Day to Recognize the Need for Shelter

Monday, October 6, 2014 is World Habitat Day and you may be asking yourself, “What is World Habitat Day?” World Habitat Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the basic need for decent and affordable housing in a world where it is lacking for so many. This annual recognition began in 1985 when The United Nations General Assembly declared that …

Celebrities, Volunteers from Entertainment Industry and Top Executives will Build Homes During Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ Premiere Build Weekend Event Sponsored by Lowe’s

Two-Day Build includes Lowe’s Power Women Power Tools & Lowe’s Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon  (Saturday, 9/29) Lowe’s Power Women Power Tools #PWPT2012 (Sunday, 9/30) Lowe’s Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon #BAT2012 WHO: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA); Lowe’s Heroes; Partner Homeowners; Celebrities; Entertainment Industry Volunteers and “Power Women” Volunteers from all Sectors. WHAT: …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and GRID Alternatives Partner for Energy-Efficient and Affordable Housing at Recent Solarthon

Ten PV Solar Electric Systems will Help Partner Homeowners Live Green & Save Green Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2011: Recently, GRID Alternatives hosted its annual “Solarthon” at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) Imperial Highway neighborhood. These ten homes are the first affordable LEED® certified homes in the City of Lynwood. Environmentalists, community advocates, elected …

W.M. Keck Foundation Supports Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles with its Long Beach Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative

Funds will Help the Organization Provide Nearly 30 Low-Income Families and Individuals with Homeownership Opportunities Los Angeles, CA – October 5, 2011: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) has received a $250,000 grant from the Los Angeles-based W.M. Keck Foundation in support of its Long Beach Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. In addition to the W.M. Keck Foundation’s generous …