Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Building community with Lydia Place and Wise Buys Thrift Store

Dakota Nixon at Wise Buys

Solving the housing crisis in Whatcom County requires creating innovative partnerships in Bellingham and across Whatcom County. The causes of housing insecurity are too many and too varied to be addressed by any one group, agency, or non-profit alone. Working together, we’re stronger. To extend our reach, Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is actively …

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Home Builders Blitz and Build Community Day thank you!

Habitat Home Builders Blitz Cap

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County’s 10-day Home Builders Blitz and Build Community Day, inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program, made October a huge success, far greater than we’d hoped for. Our October efforts this year centered on the flagship Telegraph Townhomes Project (1050 Telegraph Road, Bellingham) and the surrounding …

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Thoughts from the Candidates at the Build Community Day Political Forum

Build Community day sign

The culmination of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz this year was Build Community Day (Saturday, October 19), inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program).This year’s highlight was a political forum lunch where volunteers and guests heard from some very special guest speakers. Candidates for Mayor of Bellingham and Whatcom County Executive all came …

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John Moon on Build Community Day’s Political Forum

John Moon, Executive Director

The culmination of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz Week is Build Community Day (Saturday, October 19), inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program). This year, Habitat is centering the day’s activity around Habitat’s flagship Telegraph Townhomes Project (1050 Telegraph Road, Bellingham), and the surrounding King Mountain neighborhood. This day brings community volunteers …

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Skeers Construction and the Home Builders Blitz 2019

Dave Monks Skeers Construction

In 2002, Habitat for Humanity of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, along with a local builder of custom homes, enlisted the help of 11 volunteer professional homebuilders to see if they could do the impossible. Their goal, to build one house every day, over a 5-day period, using donated building materials as much as …

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Build Community Day 2019 at Telegraph

Telegraph Townhomes project 2019

Get ready for our annual Build Community Day! This year we’ll be centering our activity around Habitat’s flagship Telegraph Townhomes Project (1050 Telegraph Road, Bellingham) and the surrounding King Mountain neighborhood. Build Community Day brings people together to build and mend homes and hearts. Inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program, …

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Building on Faith with Cordata Presbyterian Church

Rich Emerson & Pastor Greg Ellis at Cordata Church

As part of our mission to build safe, decent, affordable housing, Habitat for Humanity has had a foundation in faith from the outset, in 1976. Built on a desire to put God’s love into action, the experiences at Habitat put faith into action, offering everyone a unique opportunity to serve their neighbors. The most exciting …

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