Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Women Build



MAY 2020

Thank you for giving to Whatcom Women Build. With your support, more women will be able to build strong futures in safe and stable homes. All of these efforts will make a huge difference in the lives of our partner home buyers so thank you for being a part of this amazing movement!

Join a community of Whatcom Women volunteering together to celebrate our strengths, have a blast and build permanent and affordable homes for dynamic, local families in need. Between now and May 2021 100+ women will join forces to build and to raise over $20,000 – advancing construction on 4 homes currently underway at Telegraph Townhomes

WHAT IS WOMEN BUILD: Each Women Builder commits to a minimum of 1 full build day and to meet minimum fundraising goals with additional prizes available. Build days include safety training, lunch, donuts & t-shirts for all builders. No experience is necessary and Women Build is open to all genders and ages 16+. 

WHEN IS IT?: May 5th – June 5th, 2021 – From 9:00am – 4:00pm every Wednesday – Saturday.

WHERE: Telegraph Townhomes Build Site @ 1050 Telegraph Road Bellingham, WA

There are many ways to get involved!


   Lead a Team! Team Captains needed to organize a group of up to 5 women on the build site for at least 1 day, fundraise a minimum of $500/team & create lasting change in our community! Ample fundraising support, resources & incentives are provided making it fun & easy.

   Join a team! Sign up and pick the day you would like to build on site! There will be multiple days available to choose from.

   Provide hospitality for a build day! Schedule a day to bring lunch, drinks or snacks for a build team and help fuel builders and keep construction going.

Help fund raise! You can join us at one of our Women Build events, donate to support a team or donate directly to Women Build!

Questions? Please contact Hillary @ 360.715.9170;1013 hillary.pritchard@hfhwhatcom.org

Whether you volunteer as a team or individual you’ll work under the guidance of construction professionals, and alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. No experience is necessary and Women Build is open to people of all genders and ages 16+.

With Women Build you can learn new skills while helping to build a safe, stable home for a family; this is such a rewarding experience for all involved, and truly improves the community that we share. Together we can empower women, this community and future generations by making homeownership a reality for hard-working, low-income families! 

Women Build Foundation

2021 Lowe's Women Build Week

March 8th-15th, 2021

Join Habitat and Lowe’s Home Improvement to empower women and build affordable homeownership with fun virtual events and hands-on activities like:

  • Sign up for a build day! Register here today or contact volunteer@hfhwhatcom.org
  • Sign-up for virtual class on Sunday March 15th from 12pm – 2pm to learn how to build a planter box. Click here to learn more and sign up
  • Participate in a virtual Sign-a-Stud! Follow Habitat for Humanity’s Facebook or Instagram pages during Lowe’s Women Build Week and leave a goodwill message to our homebuyers on on of our social media pages. Your message will be written on the studs (interior walls) of the homes currently under construction building hope, love and goodwill directly into the walls. 
  • Participate in a virtual housing discussion with local community leaders – Details TBD

2020 Women Build Sponsorships Now Available!

Show your support for women’s empowerment and safe, stable homes with a Women Build sponsorship! Your organization has the opportunity to help a family build a home; all while in creasing your community engagement and brand awareness. All sponsors may provide company info and/or a giveaway item to be included in the volunteer registration bag. In-kind sponsorships of materials or services are welcome!

  • Home Builder
    Up to 3 catered build days with lunch, donuts, t-shirts & photography! • Featured logo on the 2021 WB t-shirt • Featured logo on all 2021 WB materials, web page & on-site signage. • Newsletter article fea ture sent to over 7K subscribers • 4 social media posts • Feature in press release
  • Foundation builder
    1 catered build day with lunch, donuts, t-shirts & photography! • Logo on the 2021 WB t-shirt • Logo on all 2021 WB materials, webpage & on-site signage. • Newsletter article mention sent to over 7K subscribers • 2 social media posts
  • Community Builder
    Logo on the 2021 WB t-shirt • Logo on all 2021 WB materials, webpage & on-site signage. •Newsletter article mention sent to over 7K subscribers • 1 social media post
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