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.
First Coalition Build Set for Saturday, July 19th in Lynwood, CA
Los Angeles, CA – July 8, 2014: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) has formed a new partnership with local Catholic churches and organizations, which it is calling the Catholic Coalition. Through this partnership, volunteers from parishes and other affiliated organizations will join together for a common cause to make a significant impact on creating affordable and sustainable housing in the greater Los Angeles area. The Coalition will help raise $150,000 – the cost of a full house sponsorship – and then help build the home during planned build days between summer and spring 2015.
“We are excited and proud to have the Catholic Coalition as a new partner and look forward to many years of building hope, lives and communities together,” said Erin Rank, president and CEO, Habitat LA.
Deadline for Entries is April 3, 2013
Los Angeles, CA – March 21, 2013: For the first time, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) is offering the opportunity to design the collectible t-shirt for its most anticipated event of the year “Power Women, Power Tools.” Every year, “Power Women, Power Tools” attracts high-profile women volunteers from various sectors, including corporate, government, faith and the entertainment industry, as well as celebrities who spend the day building homes and bringing much needed awareness for affordable housing. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Sony Pictures Studios from 8am to 4pm.