Celebrating World Habitat Day with Three New Partner Homeowners

Posted by Sylvia Bautista, Homeowner Relations Case Manager & Proud Habitat Homeowner: This week we celebrated World Habitat Day (WHD), a day set aside annually to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter, and to encourage grassroots action toward ending poverty housing. For me it’s a day where words travel through social media, word of mouth, and …

Partner Homeowner Applicant Roxana Gomez Shares Her Experience at Power Women Power Tools

The 10th Annual “Power Women Power Tools” event was held Saturday, June 21, 2014 in the City of Lynwood. I had the privilege to work alongside strong women from different backgrounds. As we worked together to build the remaining 4 townhouses, I felt an extreme joy to know that soon my fellow Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles homeowner …

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 …

Viven el sueño americano

Recently the Garcia family  was interviewed by La Opinion. They are one of our amazing and inspiring families who have paid off their mortgage. Martín y Carmela García nunca creyeron que tendrían su propia casa. Habitat for Humanity los ayudó a que se ese sueño se cumpliera. Hace 22 años, Martín se enteró del programa ofrecido por esta organización cristiana …

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 …

Lowe’s Joins Habitat for Humanity to Provide Funds, Volunteers for Power Women Power Tools and Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ Premier Build Weekend Event Announced for Sept. 29-30, 2012  Los Angeles, CA – August 6, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles announced today Lowe’s will return as the “Diamond Hammer” (title corporate partner) of its premier build events, Power Women Power Tools (PWPT) and the Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon (HFHFH …

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 …

Eight Affordable and Sustainable Habitat for Humanity Homes Completed in Burbank

        Partner Family Homeowners Received Keys During a Dedication Ceremony Saturday, Dec. 17  Los Angeles, CA – Dec. 21, 2011: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) celebrated the completion of the Keeler/Elliott Development, an eight-home neighborhood in the City of Burbank, on Saturday, Dec. 17. The homes have been built to the United States …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and GRID Alternatives Partner for Energy-Efficient and Affordable Housing at Recent Solarthon

Ten PV Solar Electric Systems will Help Partner Homeowners Live Green & Save Green Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2011: Recently, GRID Alternatives hosted its annual “Solarthon” at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) Imperial Highway neighborhood. These ten homes are the first affordable LEED® certified homes in the City of Lynwood. Environmentalists, community advocates, elected …