We are immensely grateful to our generous volunteers who donate their time across the different spheres of our organization. They are an instrumental part of the Habitat model and we could not accomplish our mission without their help. As the saying goes – many hands make for light work. Inka Von has been donating her
We are immensely grateful to our generous volunteers who donate their time across the different spheres of our organization. They are an instrumental part of the Habitat model and we could not accomplish our mission without their help. As the saying goes – many hands make for light work. Greg Jipson, a native of Bellingham,
A State of Anticipation Aside from the work to begin in Sumas this coming week (more information at the bottom of the page), we are still anxiously awaiting permits for each of our Telegraph Townhome, Mateo Meadows, and Custer projects. We have, nevertheless, found a variety of ways to be productive over the last month.
As Women’s History Month 2023 comes to a close, so too does Women Build Month at Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County. Nevertheless, we encourage women of all ages to volunteer with us at any time of the year and gain valuable skills while furthering our mission to build simple, decent, and affordable homes. The goal of
Last year, Kaily Hetherton and Pilar Hari from the Haggen Foundation, reached out to us with a simple question: “Does your organization have a ‘pie in the sky’ dream that seems impossible to fund?” After a short discussion which included many impossible ideas, our team unanimously settled on a clear favorite – an e-transit van
Where We Are The present moment at Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County could be described as a sort of “calm before the storm” as we wait for permits to drop for our projects in Custer, Everson, and Bellingham. Expect to have the luxury of choice in the near future when it comes to volunteering
For the first time in three years, over 300 Habitat affiliates met in person in Washington DC for Habitat on the Hill. Along with learning best advocacy practices from our colleagues across the country, we had the opportunity to meet with our federal legislators to advocate for policies that could help provide everyone in the
Born and raised in Mexico City, Rodolfo “Rudy” Hernandez first came to the U.S. to visit family in California. He decided to settle there. Rudy, who was single at the time, eventually decided to come to Washington with his younger brother to look for better work. They hoped to eventually settle in Alaska. “I read