Habitat LA ReStore Featured in GMC DIY Challenge

Check out the final furniture pieces from GMC’s DIY Challenge HERE! Three do-it-yourself experts – Dinah Wulf from DIY Inspired, Timothy Dahl from Charles & Hudson and Brad Pennington from DoItYourself.com – did an amazing job picking out materials from our Torrance ReStore and crafting them into new pieces. Our very own, Karen Moore, did an excellent job judging. We …

Alfonso, Neyra, Phixius, Gael, & Juan

Alfonso y Neyra comparten su hogar de dos habitaciones con sus dos hijos y con el padre de Neyra, Juan. La familia de cinco quisiera crecer en un hogar con más espacio y en un lugar más seguro para sus hijos. Viven en un vecindario infestado de pandillas y por esa razón su hijo mayor no puede jugar afuera. Alfonso …

Maria, Ricardo, Krystal, Elih, Ariana, & Julia

Maria y Ricardo Rendon son recién casados y están esperando mudarse a un hogar donde puedan empezar sus vidas de casados. Actualmente comparten su hogar con los padres y hermano de Ricardo y con las dos hijas de Maria. Los hijos de Ricardo visitan en los fines de semana y durante las vacaciones escolares. La familia Rendon cree que la …

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 …

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, …