Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Free home solar workshops

Dana Brandt at Ecotech Solar

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is partnering with Ecotech Solar to offer free workshops for homeowners interested in learning about adding solar power to their homes. With every home solar system sold, Ecotech will donate one solar panel to be installed at Habitat’s Telegraph Townhomes Project in Bellingham. The following workshops will be held …

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Building on Faith with Cordata Presbyterian Church

Rich Emerson & Pastor Greg Ellis at Cordata Church

As part of our mission to build safe, decent, affordable housing, Habitat for Humanity has had a foundation in faith from the outset, in 1976. Built on a desire to put God’s love into action, the experiences at Habitat put faith into action, offering everyone a unique opportunity to serve their neighbors. The most exciting …

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Blitz the build at Telegraph, October 10 – 21

In 2002, Habitat for Humanity of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, along with a local builder of custom homes, decided to enlist the help of 11 colleagues who were also professional home builders, to see if they could do the impossible: build one house each in a 5-day period, donating as much of the …

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Maggie’s home at Telegraph

Maggie Orozco at the Telegraph Townhome Project

“I can’t believe it. I’m standing here, and I’m in awe. This is becoming a reality,” said Maggie Orozco recently, with tears in her eyes, as she visited the Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County flagship Telegraph Townhome Project. Maggie and her family will be one of the first 8 families to move into Telegraph. …

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Women Build Day 2018 draws volunteers from all over Whatcom County

Blue skies and sunshine greeted the 50 volunteers who turned out on Saturday, May 5th, for Habitat For Humanity in Whatcom County’s annual Lowe’s Women Build Day. Their goal was to work on-site prep for our biggest project – the 54-unit Telegraph Townhomes. Volunteers helped rebuild a construction shed that needed to be moved out …

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Wetlands Mitigation at Telegraph Townhomes

This year, Habitat Whatcom’s Women’s Build Day will be held on May 5th, 2018, at 1050 Telegraph Rd, the soon-to-be construction site of up to 54 townhomes.   In addition to prepping the site for construction, which is slated to begin this summer, volunteers at Women Build Day will also be bringing the Young Roots wetlands mitigation project to a close. 50+ …

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Women Build Day 2018 at Telegraph Townhomes

May 5th, 2018, is Habitat Whatcom’s annual Women Build Day. This will be the first year that serious headway is made on our Telegraph Townhomes site! About Telegraph Townhomes Designed to serve the 42% of Whatcom County residents (82,000 people) who struggle to afford stable shelter, Telegraph Townhomes will be the largest project undertaken by …

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Thank You for a Successful Women Build 2016

This past weekend saw seventy (that’s seven zero, people!) enthusiastic Women Build volunteers at the future home of our Telegraph Townhomes project. What a turnout! Among the volunteers were Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, Bellingham Council Members Pinky Vargas and April Barker, Kulshan Community Land Trust Executive Director Dean Fearing, Kulshan Community Land Trust Board President Dan …

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