More than 200 Women Volunteers to Begin Framework for Four New Habitat Homes
Los Angeles, CA – June 4, 2014: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) Power Women Power Tools (PWPT) build event turns ten this year and more than 200 volunteers are expected to join in the celebration. The all-women crew of volunteers will be framing walls for four new sustainable, affordable homes in Lynwood, as part of a seven-home neighborhood currently in progress. Habitat LA is pleased to welcome back Lowe’s, Union Bank and Sony Pictures Entertainment as the primary supporters of this event.
Power Women Power Tools attracts hundreds of professional women from various sectors, including corporate, entertainment, education and faith to build homes side by side with Habitat LA partner homeowners.
OTAC Members and Leaders Kicked Off the Partnership by Providing Needed Repairs to the Home of a Local Disabled Veteran
Los Angeles, CA – May 8, 2014: In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) announced a new partnership with the Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC). Through this partnership, OTAC volunteers will assess the homes of disabled homeowners, with a focus on veterans, who apply for Habitat LA’s Home Repair program. Recommendations will be given to Habitat LA to ensure disabled homeowners receive adequate equipment to improve accessibility. Together, OTAC and Habitat LA hope to help disabled partner homeowners live their lives to the fullest.
OTAC volunteers celebrated the partnership by spending the day performing much-needed repairs on the home of Clifton Walker, a disabled veteran in Inglewood. Mr.