Celebrities and top entertainment industry executives will head to Sony in Culver City this weekend to build homes for the Greater Los Angeles division of Habitat for Humanity.
The event, sponsored by Lowe’s will take place this Saturday and Sunday in the midst of Carmageddon II. Volunteers will frame walls for new, decent, affordable and sustainable homes to be constructed in the local community in 2013.
Saturday’s event marks the 8th Annual Power Women Power Tools (PWPT) build day, which will bring together over 200 high-profile female executives from various sectors, including corporate, government, faith and the entertainment industry, for a one of a kind building experience. The second day is the annual Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon (HFHFH BAT) that will engage another 200 volunteers, both male and female from the same fields.
According to a Habitat for Humanity statement, since 2011, HFH GLA has impacted the lives of approximately 2,400 veterans through its Veterans Initiative. Veteran partner homeowners will have a presence at both events and Bea Cohen, who at age 102 is California’s oldest living female World War II veteran, will be a distinguished guest speaker and honorary host at the Power Women Power Tools Build Day.
Celebrity volunteers that have signed up for the event include Camilla Belle, Don Cheadle, Michael C. Hall, Helen Hunt, LL Cool J, Pauley Perrette and Chandra Wilson.