Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Women Build



MAY 2021

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!

2021 Whatcom Women Build: Happening now!

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 in Whatcom County.

WHAT IS WOMEN BUILD: Each Women Builder commits to a minimum of 1 full build day and to meet minimum fundraising goals. 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

Thank you 2021 Women Build Sponsors

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

Thank you Lowe's Home Improvement!

We want to extend a huge thank you to Lowe’s Home Improvement for reaffirming their commitment to affordable housing this year by sponsoring International Women Build Week. Lowe’s has increased their donations from $1.9 million in 2020 to nearly $2.7 million in 2021, allowing Habitat to support more women-led households through the campaign. Their support of Habitat has helped more than 18,000 Habitat partner families across the globe improve their living conditions.
Thank you for being such an outstanding community supporter!
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