How you can support Habitat’s work through giving time, money, skills, or materials
From Project to Home
If you drive by the lot at 7535 Leeside Drive in Birch Bay, you’ll see something that’s beginning to look house-shaped. If you drive by on a Wednesday or a Saturday, you’ll see volunteer crews busy helping one dedicated family build that soon-to-be home. We’ve still got a long wayRead More
Our Plans for 2017
2016 was a productive year for Habitat! We: Started and completed 2 rehabilitation projects (with the Chapina and Gutierrez families) Began a rehab project with the Lyons family Welcomed 3 new partner homebuyer families to the program (see here and here) Completed the complex mitigation process for the Leeside projectRead More
Donating to the Habitat Store Couldn’t Be Easier!
Did you know that we offer a free pick-up service for large donations? Our friendly pick-up crew will drive out to your home, office, or storage facility, load your donation onto the Habitat truck, and drive it gratefully away. All you need to do is call the store at (360)Read 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
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
Local Business Owners Illustrate That Giving Is Building
In Whatcom County, 42% of residents earn less than the basic cost of living. The average wage here is not enough to afford a 2-bedroom apartment. These circumstances set the stage for families living in overcrowded, substandard conditions. At Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County, we’re trying to do somethingRead More
A Good Day for Golf and Giving
We had a great time at Whatcom County Association of Realtors‘ (WCAR) annual golf tournament! Each year, WCAR hosts a tournament at one of Bellingham’s beautiful courses to benefit a local non-profit organization. It’s a lot of work and we’re grateful that WCAR chose to make Habitat for Humanity inRead More
Your old car can build a new house!
Check out this video our friend, Steve Thomas, recently produced. If you have an old vehicle of any kind rusting on your property, you can donate it to Habitat to help build homes. Just go to http://www.habitat.org/carsforhomes!