LA Fleet Week: Habitat for Humanity
Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen participated in a Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) project in Long Beach, California during Los Angeles Fleet Week 2017.
The community relations event was one of 50 volunteer opportunities were scheduled to give service members an opportunity to engage with and give back to the greater Los Angeles community.
"We're absolutely honored to have the servicemen that we have volunteering today working alongside our Habitat LA staff members as well as our long-time volunteers," said Helen Dosta, Habitat LA director of development. "This is our Henderson Avenue project. We just started this project in June and we're looking to complete it October 2018."
A non-profit focused on building affordable homes for families in need, Habitat for Humanity includes 1,600 affiliates in the U.S. and 300 affiliates in 79 nations. Worldwide every 45 minutes around the clock another house is completed by Habitat.