World Habitat Day: Be a Volunteer

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog Post by: John Rosenthal, …

Farewell 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members!

Every year we are fortunate to have a passionate group of individuals, called AmeriCorps, join us for a year of service. If you’re unfamiliar with AmeriCorps, think of it as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps members serve with Habitat LA in a variety of capacities from volunteer services, to construction, youth programs and veteran outreach. Last week …

More than 800 Volunteers will Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Transform a Long Beach Neighborhood During Annual Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon

Washington Neighborhood Transformation Begins Nov. 6th through 8th Los Angeles, CA — November 5, 2014: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to announce its annual Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon (HBAT) will take place Nov. 6-8 in the Washington Neighborhood in the City of Long Beach. Habitat LA will bring together more than 800 …

World Habitat Day Guest Blog by Ashley Noel

World Habitat Day. When Maslow created his Hierarchy of Needs, the foundation for a human to achieve self-actualization is rooted in basic needs: food, air, shelter. That was in 1943. Fast forward to 2014, we are still struggling for those basic needs. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity and the UN for taking this day to recognize the need for basic …

Delta Air Lines Employees to Build Third Habitat for Humanity Home in Long Beach

More than 2,000 Delta employees volunteer on construction projects from coast to coast Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2013) – Delta Air Lines employees are rolling up their sleeves to renovate another home with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) as part of a multi-build volunteer effort. More than 2,200 Delta employees will help build Delta-sponsored homes …

Volunteers Completely Rehabilitate a Home for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in South Gate During 2nd Annual Lent Build: 40 Days of Building on Faith

Home Completion Celebration Took Place Saturday, April 14th Los Angeles, CA – April 17, 2012: A little over a month ago, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA), Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, Director of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and volunteers gathered at a home in South Gate to kickoff the 2012 Lent …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ AmeriCorps National and VISTA Members to Participate in Weeklong Blitz Build

Los Angeles, CA — May 5, 2011 – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (HFH GLA) AmeriCorps National and VISTA members will travel to Milwaukee, WI to participate in Habitat for Humanity International’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon. HFH GLA AmeriCorps Members This year’s build will engage more than 440 AmeriCorps National and VISTA members during the month of May through …