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 keys to their rehabilitated Spanish style home, originally built in 1926, in a touching ceremony attended by key staff members from both organizations and the City of Long Beach. All of the work on the 86 year-old home took place in just six weeks thanks to dedicated teams of Delta Air Lines employees who volunteered on their own time Wednesday through Saturday, building alongside new partner homeowner, Irma Ulloa.
7th Local Home Sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a Dream Come True for a Hardworking Single Mother
Los Angeles, CA – June 20, 2012: This past Saturday, the local Lutheran faith community, Thrivent Financial, the City of Lynwood and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction on the 2012 Thrivent Builds home in Lynwood. Yadira Luna is purchasing and building the home in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. As part of the Thrivent Builds partnership, 20 Lutheran congregations are contributing 50% of the volunteer hours and 10% of the funding needed to build Luna’s home. Construction is scheduled for completion in December of this year.
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 contribute 50% of the volunteer hours and 10% of the funding needed to build the new home. A brief presentation from 9:00 – 9:30 am will include remarks from HFH GLA representatives, partner homeowners and volunteers, as well as representatives from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Bishop Dean Nelson from the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.
“Every year that we can continue to partner with Thrivent Financial is a blessing,” says Erin Rank, President/CEO of HFH GLA.