Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

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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Maggie’s home at Telegraph

Maggie Orozco at the Telegraph Townhome Project

“I can’t believe it. I’m standing here, and I’m in awe. This is becoming a reality,” said Maggie Orozco recently, with tears in her eyes, as she visited the Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County flagship Telegraph Townhome Project. Maggie and her family will be one of the first 8 families to move into Telegraph. …

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