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Habitat for Humanity LA Catholic Build


Fundraising Progress

Raised $90,602 Target $150,000

Join the Catholic Coalition for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles! Help Us Build A Home For A Family In Need!

Participating Catholic Partners

Current -- 12 Target -- 20

There are nearly 150 Catholic parishes within Habitat LA’s service region. We hope to partner with 20 parishes in this inaugural Catholic Build to help with funding, volunteering, and advocating for affordable housing in Los Angeles and worldwide.

Sponsoring Partners to Date:
American Martyrs of Manhattan Beach
Knights of Columbus of Manhattan Beach
St. Bartholomew of Long Beach
St. James of Redondo Beach
St. Monica’s of Santa Monica
Corpus Christi of Pacific Palisades
St. Martin of Tours of Brentwood
St. Monica’s High School
St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church
St. Dominic Savio
Loyola High School
St. Pius St. Matthias Academy

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles supporters within the Roman Catholic tradition began discussing ways in which they could unite the broader Catholic community to address the housing needs faced by our city’s low income families. This self-titled “Catholic Build” has taken the initiative to raise the funds and provide the volunteer labor to build a home in the city of Lynwood! Comprised of parishes from across Greater Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese, the coalition continues to engage new churches. The coalition has set a goal to fund a full-house sponsorship of $150,000 and Habitat LA is grateful and excited for such opportunity and will be working in close partnership, providing staff support and guidance in construction and collaboration. We are overjoyed that Archbishop Gomez is in support of the project and will be joining us upon the completion to lead a house blessing!

Consider joining the Habitat LA Catholic Build! Help us reach our goal of $150,000 to build a home in the city of Lynwood for a hard-working, low income family. If you’d like to learn more and hear how your parish can get involved, please contact Chris Untiet, Faith Relations Manager, at 424-246-3622 or chrisu@habitatla.org.

Please help us reach our goal by sharing our campaign with your friends and colleagues! Click the links below to share! Also, watch the Catholic Build Kick-off from July 2014 by clicking the following link:: http://youtu.be/aJ8hBbS-AsI

Click here to see a Catholic Build family profile!