Mission: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles has a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Results: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles has built over 1300 homes to date in Greater Los Angeles and around the world. We operate two succesful retail stores in Torrance and Bellflower which sell home improvement materials to the public. Proceeds from the store support our work. We are currently building in multiple cities and engage over 10,000 volunteers each year.
Target demographics: Habitat for Humanity seeks to partner with hard working individuals and families who demonstrate the need for better shelter.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 75 homeowners
Geographic areas served: Los Angeles County
Programs: HFH GLA's A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) program provides exterior home repairs free of charge to qualifying low-income homeowners. Repairs can include painting, landscaping and other minor repairs. Interested homeowners must demonstrate proof of ownership, residency in the Greater LA region and financial need. This program is targeted towards low-income households earning less than 80% of area median income.