Habitat for Humanity of LA Honors
LA KINGS President Hall of Fame, Luc Robitaille & Icon Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard & Morley Builders at Beverly Hilton Hotel
by Cheri Fox
Beverly Hills (Perfect Skint Today) 10/3/17/–Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Builders Ball took place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on Thursday September 28, 2017.The annual event celebrates Habitat LA’s counterparts in the building and real estate industry, as well as partners and donors, who are helping transform the landscape of Los Angeles. It is also an evening to raise awareness and funds to help us reach our goal of empowering families and building strength and stability in our communities through home ownership.
The Hockey Hall of Famer and Los Angeles Kings President, Luc Robitaille was honored with the Foundation Builder Award for his significant contribution and leadership in creating intentional change in the Los Angeles community with the Kings Care and Echoes of Hope foundations. Luc Robitaille expressed his gratitude and dedication to the charity and reflected upon his acknowledgement that each person he has met along the way through philanthropy and hockey signing autographs and shaking hands with attendees and fans can and he has personally seen his efforts do have a positive uplifting impact on inspiring their lives.
Legendary boxing icon and philanthropist, Sugar Ray Leonard, was honored with the Dream Builder Award for his devotion to the local community and helping those in need build a stronger and healthier future through his namesake foundation.
Morley Builders, one of the preeminent leaders in the construction industry, received the Builder of The Year Award for their commitment to building innovative, high-quality residential and commercial projects with integrity, pride and dignity.
Celebrity attendees such as Tina Knowles, Cookie Johnson, Apryl Jones, Tom Schwartz, Trevor Jackson. Kate Linder and many others enjoyed a VIP reception, followed by dinner.
Special Performance by Grammy nominated and Platinum selling R&B group En Vogue gave a fabulous concert entertaining the hundreds of guests with a live fund-a-need .
ABOUT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. As the top nonprofit homebuilder in the greater Los Angeles area with five consecutive Charity Navigator 4-Star ratings, Habitat LA has partnered with volunteers, donors and Habitat homeowners to build, renovate and repair more than 1,300 homes locally and worldwide since 1990. The lives of thousands of individuals have been transformed as a result of having a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes and pay an affordable mortgage. By supporting Habitat LA through volunteerism, donations and supporting affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better future.
To learn more, visit www.habitatla.org.
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