Northrop Grumman Gives Hope to In-Need Veterans in the Antelope Valley

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Northrop Grumman helped change the life of one disabled veteran Saturday, January 19 and will help other low-income veterans in the Antelope Valley in the coming months. As part of the City of Lancaster’s MLK Day of Service, Northrop Grumman helped volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ with a Critical Home Repair/Disability Modification on a 100% disabled Vietnam Veteran’s home in Palmdale. This effort to serve veterans with housing services is Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s “Habitat for Heroes” program. Northrop Grumman furthered their support by providing funding to assist more local veterans with repair needs and disability modifications in the Antelope Valley. The MLK day home repair was on Robert Primeaux’s home. Robert was recently honored in … Read More

Federal, State and Local Dignitaries cut the ribbon for the brand new Habitat ReStore

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July 2, 2012, CA – Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys opened a brand new Habitat ReStore, Saturday June, 30 at 9606 De Soto Ave. in Chatsworth. Congressmen Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, CA State Senator, Fran Pavley, CA State Assemblyman, Bob Blumenfield and City Council Member Mitch Englander spoke and cut the ribbon alongside the Chatsworth Chamber of Commerce.   The first day was a great success, community members, Habitat families, Dignitaries, Habitat Board Members and more came to check out the great items and many unique treasures sold at the local store. The opening day items ranged from custom bars and gaming furniture to flat screen TVs, beautiful brand name bedroom sets and furniture, to hand crafted dining room tables and … Read More

Standup Guys Perform to Help Local Vets

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By Allison Pari, AM-1220 KHTS | Thursday, Apr. 26, 2012 – “You can tell how old a tree is by how many rings it has. You can tell how old a man is by how high his waistline is.” –Kenn Kington That’s just a sample of the fun to be had at the Standup Guys concert May 18 at Real Life Church. Habitat for Heroes invites Santa Clarita to come together in support of local veterans and join them for a night of clean, family fun. Robert G. Lee, Bob Smiley and Kenn Kington are the Standup Guys, a nationally recognized comedy team, whose members come from a variety of venues and experiences and who promise a night of side-splitting … Read More

Citibank to help local veterans achieve financial self-sufficiency

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Citibank is increasing its donation this year to include our veterans!  This contribution supports Building Self Sufficient Families”(BSSF) — financial capability/asset building workshops that Citibank puts on for our families and will now offer at CoC for the vets through  “Banking Boot Camp” workshops for veterans and their families. It is anticipated that a total of 300-350 Habitat neighborhood low income residents and veterans (College of the Canyons focusing on GI Bill/veterans education initiative) will attend the training workshops. BSSF program specifically targets families at or below 60 percent of the Los Angeles County AMI.  In the County of Los Angeles, median gross income for a family of four is $82,800 (correspondingly being $74,600 for a family of three and … Read More