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Habitat Homebuyer, Kelly Klein

Kelly Klein grew up in Montana, on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, located near Glacier National Park. “I’m mixed heritage,” she said, “My mom is Native American, a Blackfeet tribal member, and my dad is Jewish from New York City. My dad was in the Air Force. That’s how he met my mom in Montana. He

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Women Build Continues!

Women Build Continues! We are currently assembling teams and sponsors to participate in the construction of four more affordable homes at our Telegraph Townhome community, as well as help raise $20,000 to help us finish these beautiful and energy efficient homes.  We are looking for volunteers, as well as Team Leaders. Each Women Builder commits

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NSEA and Wild Whatcom Riparian Mitigation

We’re incredibly grateful to NSEA (the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association) for organizing a work party at our Telegraph Townhomes construction site. In the morning they led a team of volunteers, and in the afternoon they were joined by the Coyotes–a group of 11 fifth graders who are part of Wild Whatcom’s Explorers Club.  Together the

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The Hubbard Family

By the time she was 18, Brynne and her mother Dawn had been forced to move at least 10 times. “As a single mom, I would have to move from place to place,” Dawn said, “to be able to afford what’s available at that time. And working 3 jobs, you don’t get a lot of

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The Telegraph Townhomes Wins the Luminary Awards for Impactful Project!

We are incredibly proud to share the Impactful Project award with Kulshan Community Land Trust for our work on the Telegraph Townhome project. We believe projects like these are crucial to bringing much needed affordable housing to our community, and we’re so grateful for Kulshan Community Land Trust and the Whatcom Community Foundation for partnering

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Honoring the Legacy of Noriko Lao

Noriko was an amazing person and an amazing volunteer. No words can describe how inspiring she was to see in action. And for the vast majority of us who struggle with being selfless, and struggle with making time to serve others, Noriko showed through her actions how easy it all was. Her kindness was natural

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2020 Raise the Roof Auction

It’s finally time for our 18th Annual Raise the Roof Auction! Join us this October 2nd, as we go live to raise money to build much needed safe, affordable housing in our community. Bidding will start on Monday, September 28th, culminating in a live stream event. We will have guests, games, and most importantly, we’ll

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Our Bramble Way Home Is Complete

The Santiago Reyes family came to Washington in 2006. They came to work in agriculture, on a raspberry farm in Lynden, Washington. Life in a small farm cabin was very difficult, especially in winter. There was a stove, electricity, and a small refrigerator, but no bathroom and no running water or heat. Today, Eli works

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