Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Adapting to emerging energy efficiency standards

solar panels and light bulb

To be better stewards of our community and our planet, Bellingham’s Climate Action Plan Task Force has recommended that all homes use 100% renewable energy sources by 2035. Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is proud to announce that the homes we’ve been building for the last four years, including those at the Telegraph Townhomes …

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Building community with Lydia Place and Wise Buys Thrift Store

Dakota Nixon at Wise Buys

Solving the housing crisis in Whatcom County requires creating innovative partnerships in Bellingham and across Whatcom County. The causes of housing insecurity are too many and too varied to be addressed by any one group, agency, or non-profit alone. Working together, we’re stronger. To extend our reach, Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is actively …

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The Santiago Reyes Home in Sudden Valley

The Santiago Reyes homebuyer family photo

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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