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Penn Serves LA: Habitat for Humanity

Updated, Habitat for Humanity Build in Downey: Due to issues with the website, we ask that you contact event leader Jane Gutman to confirm your attendance (as capacity is limited) and that, after confirming, you also mail your check to Jane Gutman (if you have not already paid). Here is the information:

Habitat for Humanity

c/o Jane Gutman

1100 Via De La Paz

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Join with other Penn Alumni to build with Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA.

Availability for the Build:  Due to the nature of this service program, only a limited number of spots (25) for participating in the build are available.

Age: 16+  

Cost: Penn Serves LA is committed to a $2500 Sponsorship. For each participant,  there is a requested $30 registration fee. We previously asked for a $50 donation.  However, at this point, the additional funds will be underwritten by a generous donor. if you want to come but find the price too steep, please send a note to this effect to:

Your Contribution Appreciated: If you are able to make a contribution to Habitat to Humanity, that is helpful. It is NOT necessary that you do the build in order to make a contribution.  

Location: The build is in Downey, with the exact location confirmed one week before.  

Food: Lunch will be provided, please bring your own water. 

Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017.  Time: 9am to 3pm.

Background Information

According to Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA, "Los Angeles ranks as one of the least affordable housing areas in the U.S. and yet Habitat for Humanity is one of the few – if not only – affordable homeownership programs that serves families and individuals earning 30-80% of the median family income. Cost burden and overcrowding are the most serious problems experienced by very low-income area Southern California residents. Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA is dedicated to making homeownership possible for low-income, hardworking families and individuals".

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Jane Gutman

Date & Location

Date: 4/29/2017
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM