“Focus on the Issues” Features Habitat for Humanity of Greater L.A. CEO

On Saturday, June 14, KFRN reporter Suong Tran talked with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles President and CEO Erin Rank. The interview, aired on the station’s “Focus on the Issues” program, covered everything from current building projects, Habitat’s extensive network of volunteers, and the ReStores, to home remodel projects, sustainable L.A. housing and how to become a Habitat …

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 …

Local Faith Communities Unite for Inaugural Interfaith Build Week with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Volunteers Put Faith into Action to Rehabilitate Two Lynwood Homes  Los Angeles, CA – November 26, 2012: The need for affordable housing brought together volunteers from the faith traditions of Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, the Religious Society of Friends and Unitarian Universalism for the first Interfaith Build Week in Habitat for Humanity of Greater L.A.’s (HFH GLA) history. …

Delta Air Lines Completes 2nd Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach & Delivers Keys to New Homeowners in Dedication Ceremony

The 1920s Home was Completely Renovated by Delta Volunteers in 6 Weeks & Fully Funded by In-Flight Recycling Program Los Angeles, CA – November 2, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and Delta Air Lines recently celebrated the completion of the second sponsored home in Long Beach. Partner homeowner, Irma Ulloa, and daughter Vanessa, received the …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Announces Annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program

Los Angeles, CA – October 30, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program supports families who have partnered with HFH GLA through its homeownership and home repair programs. These families are low to very low-income, in many cases earning less than half the average income in Los Angeles County, who have worked very …

Thrivent Financial Continues Commitment to Affordable Housing with 7th Home Built in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Kickoff Event Planned for Saturday, June 16th Los Angeles, CA – June 12, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will host a kickoff event on Saturday, June 16 to celebrate the first day Thrivent Financial volunteers will build on the 2012 Thrivent Builds home located in Lynwood, CA. Twenty Lutheran Congregations, from greater Los Angeles, will …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles hosts AmeriCorps members for weeklong blitz build

Los Angeles, CA – May 16, 2012– Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) will host more than 75 AmeriCorps members the week of May 20-25 for Habitat for Humanity International’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon. In addition to Los Angeles, the annual Build-a-Thon will be hosted by Habitat affiliates in Dallas, Milwaukee, and Pensacola, Fl. May 14-25. The builds …

Volunteers Completely Rehabilitate a Home for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in South Gate During 2nd Annual Lent Build: 40 Days of Building on Faith

Home Completion Celebration Took Place Saturday, April 14th Los Angeles, CA – April 17, 2012: A little over a month ago, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA), Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, Director of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and volunteers gathered at a home in South Gate to kickoff the 2012 Lent …