Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

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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Women Build Day 2018 draws volunteers from all over Whatcom County

Blue skies and sunshine greeted the 50 volunteers who turned out on Saturday, May 5th, for Habitat For Humanity in Whatcom County’s annual Lowe’s Women Build Day. Their goal was to work on-site prep for our biggest project – the 54-unit Telegraph Townhomes. Volunteers helped rebuild a construction shed that needed to be moved out …

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Wetlands Mitigation at Telegraph Townhomes

This year, Habitat Whatcom’s Women’s Build Day will be held on May 5th, 2018, at 1050 Telegraph Rd, the soon-to-be construction site of up to 54 townhomes.   In addition to prepping the site for construction, which is slated to begin this summer, volunteers at Women Build Day will also be bringing the Young Roots wetlands mitigation project to a close. 50+ …

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Women Build Day 2018 at Telegraph Townhomes

May 5th, 2018, is Habitat Whatcom’s annual Women Build Day. This will be the first year that serious headway is made on our Telegraph Townhomes site! About Telegraph Townhomes Designed to serve the 42% of Whatcom County residents (82,000 people) who struggle to afford stable shelter, Telegraph Townhomes will be the largest project undertaken by …

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Thank You for a Successful Women Build 2016

This past weekend saw seventy (that’s seven zero, people!) enthusiastic Women Build volunteers at the future home of our Telegraph Townhomes project. What a turnout! Among the volunteers were Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, Bellingham Council Members Pinky Vargas and April Barker, Kulshan Community Land Trust Executive Director Dean Fearing, Kulshan Community Land Trust Board President Dan …

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