Month: November 2016


Washington Federal Supports Telegraph Townhomes Project

Josh Guthrie, Branch Manager of Washington Federal’s Cornwall branch, stopped by yesterday with a quite a gift … a $1000 check to support our Telegraph Townhomes project! “Affordable housing is a passion for us,” he said, adding that it’s also a particular passion of his, having personally experienced the impactRead More

We Need You on #GivingTuesday

A message from our Executive Director: #GivingTuesday is less than a week away and if you choose to participate I hope that you will consider Habitat for Humanity.A safe, decent place to lay your head at night is a basic human need.  Over 14,000 in Whatcom County will struggle thisRead More

Habitat Hero: Bill Brausieck

In these uncertain and troubled times, we at Habitat feel extra lucky to witness generosity, humility, and concern for the welfare of others demonstrated daily by our volunteers. Bill Brausieck, for instance. A retired engineer, these days Bill gets paid zero dollars and zero cents to help working families in ourRead More

Habitat Happenings

Things are moving right along with our build out in Birch Bay. Last week we completed the¬†formwork for the foundation footing. Yesterday we poured the footing and tomorrow we’ll set the forms for the stem wall. Once the foundation is complete, we can build a house with the Ortiz family!Read More

Meet the Lopez Family

Erlin and Sergio Lopez live in a 3-bedroom apartment with their 4 children. Which would be a little snug but overall not too bad if it weren’t for the fact that they share that 3-bedroom apartment with several extended family members. As it is, Erlin, Sergio, and their kids liveRead More