Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

The Habitat Store Reopens

Many of you avid Habitat shoppers may already know, but our Whatcom Habitat Store is now open–with some temporary changes, of course! For the continued safety of our staff, volunteers, patrons and community, only 20 customers will be allowed in the building any given time and will be required to wear masks while on site. …

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One Health Crisis Exposes Another

I am tired of COVID-19. It is omnipresent and unwelcome. I am exhausted by the challenges it presents every day.  I have especially struggled with how to finish the homes Habitat is currently building in both Bellingham and in the County, not only from the perspective of how to pay the bills, but in a …

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Back to Work at the Habitat Store

A little over a month ago, we here at the Habitat Store were just getting used to a new normal–learning how to operate as safely as possible, following the sanitation and distancing guidelines that COVID-19 had imposed on all of us. When the decision came to shut down, like so many businesses around the world, …

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Women Build Day 2020

Since 1991, the Women Build event has brought awareness to how the lack of safe and affordable housing has the largest impact on single mothers and their families. Within the last three decades, it has grown into an international event. Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s continue to partner this year, with the same mission: empowering …

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