Three deserving Habitat families break ground for new affordable homes in Glendale!

The dream of homeownership for three low-income families living in substandard housing comes a step closer March 15th when San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for the Chestnut Homes in Glendale. The lucky homebuyers will participate in the… Read More

Big Dreams Come True for Veterans

Charles James Rouchka of Arcadia will be honored as a member of the prestigious Legacy Society of the San Gabriel Habitat for Humanity on May 19 at the Small Bites for Big Dreams benefit from 4-8 p.m. at the University… Read More

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity Celebrates Earth Day by Recycling Cars Into Homes

In recognition of Earth Day 2013, San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity invites its supporters to recycle their used cars and vehicles to help build hope and homes in partnership with low-income families in the San Gabriel Valley.

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity to Host Third Annual “Shantytown” Event for Students

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity will host its 3rd annual reality-driven fundraiser, “Shantytown,” on Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at La Salle High School in Pasadena. Shantytown is an overnight sleep-out event for youth ages 15 to 18. The program… Read More

Sweat Equity: Learning the Trade

“We started [our sweat equity] when they laid the foundation,” said Elena Benitez about the work she has done on her future home on Geneva Street in Glendale.  At the San Gabriel Valley affiliate of Habitat for Humanity (SGVHFH), all… Read More

Kenwood Women’s Build: Success!

The Women’s Build Team began as part of the ambitious SGVHFH Kenwood project in 2006.  Our goal was to raise $100,000 to build one of eleven homes. The idea came about during a meeting with a team of very creative… Read More

Brush With Kindness

Above is the home of Roberta Armstrong, who broke both ankles in a fall off her front porch.  In addition to new paint, the main improvement made to her home through Brush With Kindness was the addition of  railings on… Read More

Oscar Hernandez accepted into Loma Linda Graduate Program

Oscar Hernandez has a dream to work with underprivileged families who have children with disabilities. He would like to be affiliated with a hospital and run his own clinic. After competing with 300 applicants, he was accepted at Loma Linda… Read More

Humbled by the Kindness of Others, the Navas Await the March 6th Sherman Homes Dedication

On a warm day in August of 2008, Antonio and Irma Nava answered a knock at their door and discovered that their lives were about to drastically change. The Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Committee was standing outside ready to… Read More

Congratulations, Nicolas!

Nicolas Alpazar is on his way!  Nicolas, who lives with his parents in a Habitat home on Palmer Avenue in Glendale,  just graduated from the University of Southern California with honors.  In a time when most college students require five… Read More

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