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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Receives Donation of Lighting, Home Decor, Bedding and Furniture from Local Ethan Allen Design Center

Los Angeles, CA – June 29, 2017:  Ethan Allen, as part of its ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity, has donated a range of home goods to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) for resale in local area Habitat for Humanity ReStores.

Last year, Ethan Allen donated close to 4,000 products to Habitat ReStores across the U.S. and Canada. This year’s additional donations should bring estimated total donations to 48,000 with a total estimated retail value of more than $19 million. “Creating happy homes is what we do best,” said Peter Drazba, District Manager of Ethan Allen’s Torrance and Tustin Design Centers. “We’re thrilled to help families achieve their dreams of homeownership, and we’re proud to support Habitat LA’s work in our community.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Celebrates Grand Opening of Newest ReStore Location in Bellflower

Ribbon Cutting and Community Recycle Event Scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 20th

Los Angeles, CA – September 17, 2014: On Saturday, September 20, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will celebrate the grand opening of its third ReStore. From 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, the parking lot of the Bellflower ReStore location will host a community celebration with food trucks, giveaways, a live remote broadcast from The Sound FM Radio Station, plus recycling and donation opportunities for local residents.

ReStores are home improvement thrift stores which are open to the public and provide significant savings on a variety of items for the home. Since 2004, Habitat LA ReStores have helped divert more than 5,761,975 lbs of materials from local landfills. Habitat LA ReStores are located in Bellflower, Gardena and Norwalk.

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Students Travel to Los Angeles to Build Homes During Spring Break as Part of 25th Anniversary of Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge

Students from Air Force Academy, University of Connecticut & Fisher College Spent Spring Break Building Affordable, Sustainable Homes in Lynwood

Los Angeles, CA – April 18, 2014: More than 45 students from The United States Air Force Academy, University of Connecticut and Fisher College participated in the 25th anniversary of Collegiate Challenge with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. Student volunteers chose to spend their spring break working in the Norwalk ReStore, as well as painting and installing siding on seven affordable and sustainable homes in the City of Lynwood. 

Collegiate Challenge Summer Registration (April 6-Aug. 30) is now open. Click here to register.

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