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A team of volunteers stand in front of the Telegraph Townhomes Project for the Home Builders Blitz

Celebrating the Home Builders Blitz

Celebrating the Home Builders Blitz Previous Next On April 25th, all that existed of Telegraph Townhomes phase 1C was a blank concrete foundation, meticulously designed building plans, and a lot of anticipation for the largest build event we’ve ever attempted at Habitat Whatcom. In the following weeks, more than 180 volunteers from local businesses and

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Construction Update: August 2023

Where We’re At We are still awaiting permits on our projects in Sumas, Custer, Bellingham and Everson. Nevertheless, we have been busy this past month with a bit of housekeeping and a number of projects thanks to a recently developed partnership. Read on for more. Telegraph Townhomes The housekeeping continues at our Telegraph Townhomes community

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Juliana Cutting Ribbon

Kelly & Juliana Dedication

Our Telegraph Townhome Community continues to grow! On August 11th, two more families dedicated their homes, and joined the 8 families who have been calling Telegraph home for over a year. Juliana and her family, and Kelly and her son will be moving in. Two more families in the Kulshan Community Land Trust program will

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Construction Update: July 2023

Where We’re At We are still awaiting permits on our projects in Sumas, Custer, Bellingham and Everson. Nevertheless, we have been busy this past month with a bit of housekeeping and a number of projects thanks to a recently developed partnership. Read on for more. Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Our partnership with Whatcom Long Term Recovery

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Construction Update: June 2023

Where We’re At We are still awaiting permits on our projects in Sumas, Custer, Bellingham and Everson. Nevertheless, we have been busy this past month with a bit of housekeeping and a number of projects thanks to a newly developed partnership. Read on for more. Sumas The home we have been deconstructing in Sumas is

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Juneteenth 2023

As Juneteenth approaches each year, our nation contemplates the dramatic stain slavery leaves on our history and how its legacy continues to impact millions of citizens today. Racism, in each of the countless forms it has manifested in years since, has created stark differences in economic security across racial and ethnic groups and allowed de

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Habitat Homebuyer, Shannon

An affordable place to live — no matter what the future holds Shannon, our newest partner homebuyer, crashed a party while visiting her brother in Blaine a few years ago. Her brother’s neighbors were just about to move into their brand new home — the neighbors were Habitat for Humanity homebuyers and the party was

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Construction Update: May 2023

…And This Is Only the Beginning We’ve thoroughly enjoyed working out in Sumas this past month and our excitement to start on other projects is only growing as a result. Additionally, we spent time doing site prep at the Telegraph Townhomes and warehouse prep at Mateo Meadows in advance of the What Would You Build

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