Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to Honor Earvin “Magic” Johnson as ‘Dream Builder of the Year’ at 2015 Los Angeles Builder’s Ball™

The Event Marks the 25th Anniversary of Habitat LA and Celebrates Real Estate Leaders Committed to Community Focused Building  Los Angeles, CA (August 20, 2015) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary at the Los Angeles Builders Ball™. Habitat LA will honor its construction and real estate counterparts for their shared commitment to …

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 …

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 …

Archbishop Gomez’ Site Blessing

Archbishop Gomez, who is the Archbishop of the nation’s largest Catholic Archdiocese, paid a visit to our seven home site on Magnolia in Lynwood. He blessed each home and also spent time with each family inside their home. Archbishop Gomez also blessed the work of Habitat LA’s Catholic Coalition, which helped to build and sponsor one of the homes. The …