GMC DIY Challenge

GMC’s DIY challenge, in partnership with This Old House, will task Southern California based DIY influencers with creating one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture using only salvaged materials! That’s where Habitat LA’s ReStore comes in. The contestants will have a limited amount of time to scour the aisles for raw building materials, home décor and furniture pieces that they can transform into …

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 …

Single Mother to Receive Keys to New Habitat for Humanity Home in Lynwood

Home Dedication Scheduled for June 19, 2015  Los Angeles, CA (June 19, 2015) – On June 19, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will celebrate Ines Hernandez, a single, working mother, who is now a new homeowner. Habitat LA will host a dedication ceremony, from 10:30am to 12:30pm, where Ines will receive the keys to her new …

Los Angeles’ Power Women to Frame Walls at Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA’s Power Women, Power Tools® Build presented by Lowe’s

Annual All-Women Build Event Set for Saturday, June 6 Los Angeles, CA (June 1, 2015) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) has invited more than 200 female leaders from different industries and areas across greater Los Angeles to participate in this year’s Power Women,  Power Tools ® build presented by Lowe’s. Now in its 11th year, …

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).  …

ASBW: Youth in Action!

Last week was Act! Speak! Build! Week (ASBW), a national Habitat for Humanity youth advocacy week that encourages youth to advocate for affordable housing. Actor Donis Leonard Jr. was Habitat LA’s Youth Ambassador for ASBW. Together we engaged more than 600 youth during ASBW in various ways. We had youth design doors, write home acrostic poems, decorate t-shirts to advocate …

Collegiate Challenge: Habitat LA

Habitat LA was joined by three different universities from around the country during the month of March. High Point University from Northern Carolina, University of Northern Iowa, and University of California Irvine all participated in this year’s Collegiate Challenge program with us. This year marks 26 years of Collegiate Challenge. Collegiate Challenge is an alternative way to spend spring break. …