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 …

YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED TODAY!

Congress is in the midst of determining spending levels for federal programs and has proposed drastic cuts to essential housing and service programs, like HOME.  HOME What:     The Senate Appropriations Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) subcommittee dealt a staggering blow to the HOME program yesterday with a proposal to fund HOME at just $66 million in FY16, a …

Nissan and Heisman Winners Joined Us in Tackling Affordable Housing

Heisman Trophy winners are no strangers to hard work and it was wonderful to have their help raising walls on the Loza’s family new Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles home. They were also joined by volunteers from Nissan, the Heisman Trophy Trust, as well as the entire Loza family. It was a fun day, but also a meaningful …

Habitat to Assist those Affected by Nepal Earthquake

Habitat’s disaster response teams are assessing the situation in Nepal after the devastating earthquake that hit on Saturday. Because we have been in the country for several years, we plan to be involved in long-term response efforts.  This includes coordinating efforts to get temporary shelter to families (more information is below in the press release from Habitat for Humanity International).  …

Habitat LA Launches WaterWise Homes in Support of Mayor Garcetti’s Sustainability pLAn

On April 1, Governor Brown ordered California’s first ever mandatory statewide water reductions. Today, a week later, Mayor Garcetti announced the first ever citywide sustainability pLAn, with one of the primary focuses being to save the drop. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is one of the first organizations to announce our support of the pLAn and …

40 Days of Building on Faith: Good Friday

By Mike Carscaddon “Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.”  — Luke 23:46, NIV A significant portion of each of the four Gospels is devoted to telling the Passion  narrative. They recount what Jesus does and says during the last week of His …

40 Days of Building on Faith: Lessons in Faith, Hope and Love

By Laura Ferent Whenever I have an opportunity to be around Habitat for Humanity families, I am reminded of three things that are the foundation on which our lives are built: faith, hope and love. In my recent visit to Ethiopia, I had the privilege of visiting an incredible project aimed at integrating leprosy-affected people and their families into communities. …

40 Days of Building on Faith: Believe in the Light

By Dianne Hall “‘Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. If you walk in the darkness, you do not know where you are going. While you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light.’” — John 12:35-36, NRSV One of the great benefits I have enjoyed …