Rick Smith spent most of his working life behind a desk, crunching numbers. He was never much of a handyman, he says. When things broke around the house, he usually called a professional. Now that he’s retired, that’s begun to change. A couple of years ago, Rick began volunteering at the Habitat for Humanity Store …
When Betsi Fitzgerald and her husband moved to Whatcom County, they found their new house was a little smaller than their old one. They found themselves with some items they no longer needed. Some acquaintances advised her to the give the Habitat for Humanity Store a call. Betsi was familiar with Habitat’s mission and happy …
When Ron Bailey volunteered at Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County for the first time, picking up donated furniture in the Habitat Store’s moving truck, he found a familiar face in the passenger’s seat. “Don’t I know you from somewhere?” he asked the cheerful woman sitting next to him. Theresa Schenck had cared for Ron’s …
We work with needy families who demonstrate that they are financially responsible, motivated, and committed to working with Habitat to build a better future for themselves.
The average Habitat home costs about $150,000 to build. We make a big investment in one family at a time. Why? Because research shows that home ownership is perhaps the most powerful tool available for uplifting the social, economic and health wellness for families and communities. Home ownership can benefit a family for generations.
Because families who partner with Habitat buy their homes, the value of your gift is returned to Habitat through their mortgage payments and recycled again and again to build more homes. Your donation leaves a lasting legacy, that helps not just one, but many families build strength, stability, independence, and shelter through home ownership!
Families partner with Habitat for Humanity. We build homes with families so they can have a decent and affordable home. The families who partner with us work very hard along side us. building decent affordable shelter is powered by donations from our community.
Your enthusiasm and a sack lunch (if you plan to volunteer through the lunch hour).
Clothing that is casual but appropriate for an office environment.
Our office is located at 1825 Cornwall Avenue next to Woodsmiths Furniture. If you need directions or have any questions, please call our office at 360.715.9170.