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. …

Eleven GH Cast Members Set to Attend Habitat LA’s 6th Annual General Hospital Fan Build

Eleven General Hospital cast members are now confirmed to attend Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ 6th Annual General Hospital Fan Build day. The annual build day is set to take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015. General Hospital actors Lisa LoCicero (Olivia Falconeri) and Dominic Zamprogna (Dante Falconeri) will host the event and build alongside many of their …

Habitat LA Volunteer Alberth Mimila is an ABC7 Cool Kid

Recently, ABC7 named Alberth Mimila as its Cool Kid of the week, and we at Habitat LA couldn’t be happier! As you may know, Alberth helped his father, Ignacio Mimila, build their family’s home and complete his 500 hours of sweat equity. Aside from volunteering to help build homes for families across the greater Los Angeles area, Alberth also volunteers …

Habitat LA’s 6th Annual General Hospital Fan Build Day

Calling all General Hospital fans! Habitat LA is hosting its 6th Annual General Hospital Fan and Cast build day Saturday, April 18, 2015. This year, twenty lucky fans will get the chance of a lifetime to help build homes for hardworking, low-income families of Greater Los Angeles, all while working alongside some of their favorite General Hospital actors. General Hospital …

Habitat LA President and CEO, Erin Rank, Interviewed on “Good People Doing Good Things”

Erin Rank, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), was recently interviewed by Lisa Foxx from iHeartRadio. Lisa is a longtime friend of Habitat LA’s and her and Erin had a lively conversation. They delved into a variety of topics ranging from Erin’s personal history with Habitat LA, past and future building projects, the …