Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat Homebuyer, Shannon

An affordable place to live — no matter what the future holds Shannon, our newest partner homebuyer, crashed a party while visiting her brother in Blaine a few years ago. Her brother’s neighbors were just about to move into their brand new home — the neighbors were Habitat for Humanity homebuyers and the party was …

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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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