Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Blitz the build at Telegraph, October 10 – 21

In 2002, Habitat for Humanity of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, along with a local builder of custom homes, decided to enlist the help of 11 colleagues who were also professional home builders, to see if they could do the impossible: build one house each in a 5-day period, donating as much of the …

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The Santiago Reyes Home in Sudden Valley

The Santiago Reyes homebuyer family photo

The Santiago Reyes family came to Washington in 2006. They came to work in agriculture, on a raspberry farm in Lynden, Washington. Life in a small farm cabin was very difficult, especially in winter. There was a stove, electricity, and a small refrigerator, but no bathroom and no running water or heat. Today, Eli works …

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A few thoughts from John Moon, Executive Director

Windows are in at Telegraph

On August 28th I attended an excellent program presented by the Bellingham City Club where both mayoral candidates, April Barker and Seth Fleetwood, shared their thoughts about the major crises we’re facing as a community. Besides the obvious one typically associated with Habitat, the housing crisis, others were discussed as well: the homeless crisis, the …

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