Month: August 2016


Build Trip to Costa Rica

Our Costa Rica trip is all mapped out. We have firm dates, cost, and an itinerary. Now all we need is YOU! Check out the details on our Costa Rica 2017 page and consider attending our informational Q&A session with Team Leader Sarah Bond-Yancey. Sarah has extensive experience leading internationalRead More

Greetings, Friends

Today we received the very sad news that our Office Manager and Bookkeeper, Becca Bell, passed away from a very short and unexpected illness. Becca’s was not the loudest voice at staff meetings but it was one of the most influential in helping shape decisions about knotty problems. She wasRead More

The Fence the Gutierrez Family Built

We’re almost there! The Gutierrez family built their fence this past Saturday under Construction Project Manager Paul Stromdahl’s supervision. There was a fence in place, but it was in such substandard condition that we had to replace it. “It was pretty horrible,” says Stromdahl. But the new fence, as youRead More

A Good Day for Golf and Giving

We had a great time at Whatcom County Association of Realtors‘ (WCAR) annual golf tournament! Each year, WCAR hosts a tournament at one of Bellingham’s beautiful courses to benefit a local non-profit organization. It’s a lot of work and we’re grateful that WCAR chose to make Habitat for Humanity inRead More

Looking Ahead: Costa Rica Trip

We’re in the preliminary stages of planning an international build trip! Soon we’ll be putting together a team of up to 13 volunteers who will travel to Costa Rica in mid-March, 2017 to build decent, affordable shelter alongside members of the local community. Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County hasRead More

We Need Your Help in Sumas This Saturday!

Construction Project Manager Paul Stromdahl is burning the candle at both ends to get the Gutierrez family in their home before the kids are due back in school. We’d hate for the children to have to transfer after the school year has already begun. But to accomplish our goal, PaulRead More