Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Women Build

EVERY WOMAN DESERVES THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE HER OWN FUTURE.

WHATCOM WOMEN BUILD 2021

Building Strength, Stability and Equality through Shelter

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!

Win a Brand New Women Build Shed!

Starting Tuesday, August 17th you can enter our raffle for a chance to win a brand new 8×10 shed valued at $5,000. (The winner can choose $2,000 cash instead.)

The shed will be painted the color of the winner’s choice, and will be delivered for free by Ram Construction. Delivery and installation requirements coming soon. 

Tickets cost $10 each or a bundle of 5 for $40 and will be for sale at the Habitat Store as well as at pop up events around town. Keep an eye on our facebook page for pop-up sales information.

The last chance to buy tickets will be at our Annual Raise the Roof Auction on October 7th, where the winner will be announced during the night’s events. You do not have to be present to win the prize. 

As always, all proceeds will go toward the construction of safe, affordable housing for our neighbors here in Whatcom County!

Thank You 2021 Women Build Sponsors

There are many ways to get involved!

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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!

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! 

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

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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