Samsung’s “Ditch the DSLR Event” is Tuesday!

Do you love taking selfies? On Tuesday, October 14, come help us break a world record AND get the chance to trade in your DSLR for an award-winning Samsung NX30 or NX Mini SMART Camera! Join us at Hollywood & Highland as we try to win the Guinness World Record for most selfies taken in an hour! Snapping photos right …

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 …

A Prayer For Shelter

It is not uncommon for people to stop what they are doing and bow their heads in a silent moment of gratitude, of hope, or to ask for help — otherwise known as “prayer.” This powerful tool is very familiar to us, where “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities …

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 …

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 …

Delta Air Lines Employees to Build Third Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach

More than 2,000 Delta employees volunteer on construction projects from coast to coast Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2013) – Delta Air Lines employees are rolling up their sleeves to renovate another home with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) as part of a multi-build volunteer effort. More than 2,200 Delta employees will help build Delta-sponsored homes …

Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon Left its Mark on Eight Homes in Burbank

Event Sponsors Included Lowe’s, Bernards, Celebrating Home and The Walt Disney Company Los Angeles, CA – July 1, 2011: The Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon attracted over 1,000 celebrity, entertainment industry, sponsor and executive volunteers to Burbank on June 10-18, 2011 to help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) build eight affordable, sustainable homes as part …

Entertainment Community Helps Build Eight Homes in Burbank during “Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon”

Event kicks-off June 10 with Executive Build Day, concludes June 18 with Lowe’s Power Women, Power Tools Los Angeles, CA – June 10, 2011:  More than 1,000 celebrity, entertainment industry, and executive volunteers are expected to turn out over the next week to help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and its sponsors build eight affordable, sustainable …

Ten New LEED® Certified Habitat for Humanity Homes have been Completed in City of Lynwood

Partner Homeowners Receive Keys during Block Party Celebration & Prepare to Move in Los Angeles, CA – May 19, 2011: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) newest neighborhood on Imperial Highway in the City of Lynwood is now complete and Habitat for Humanity Partner Homeowners will be moving in soon. On Saturday, May 14, 2011 a home …