Women Build 2020 a Tremendous Success!

Habitat SKC’s annual Women Build took place October 3-10, and despite the pandemic, had an amazing turnout of volunteers and supporters. Women Build is a community of Seattle-King County women and organizations coming together to empower one another, make an impact, and change lives. The women of King County fund projects, build homes and revitalize […]

Habitat Cost of Home Campaign having Legislative Impact

Habitat’s Cost of Home campaign focuses on improving housing affordability in four specific policy areas: increasing supply and preservation of affordable homes, equitably increasing access to credit, optimizing land use for affordable homes, and ensuring access to and development of communities of opportunity. Over the past year, our efforts helped to pass six pieces of […]

Program Manager: Repair Services

Reports To: Program Director Compensation: $45,000 – $49,000 The Program Manger Repair Services (PMRS) is a mission-critical full-time exempt staff member responsible for marketing Habitat for Humanity’s home repair opportunities in all parts of King County through diverse community engagement activities, applicant recruitment and outreach initiatives. The successful PMRS develops relationships with a variety of […]

Another year, another inspiring Interfaith Build!

In September, members of several different faith groups gathered at our Lake City and La Fortuna (Renton) sites to build both homes and bridges between communities. Since launching in 2001, more than 50 faith communities have participated in Interfaith Builds with Habitat SKC. Habitat strives to be an example of what we can accomplish when […]

Today is World Habitat Day

We celebrate “World Habitat Day” today, annually marked on the first Monday of October. Recognized by the United Nations to reflect on the state of towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter, World Habitat Day is also intended to remind the world that everyone has the power and the […]

Women Build Launches Tomorrow!

Women from across King County will come together starting tomorrow for Women Build Week to support Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County. Given current COVID considerations, and to ensure volunteer safety, many will be participating via virtual events, with small teams onsite during the week at various Habitat projects. A team from Prime Electric, the event’s […]

La Fortuna, Habitat for Humanity’s New Eco-Friendly Project in Renton, Breaks Ground

King County Councilmember (District 5) Dave Upthegrove joined Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County and U.S Bank to celebrate the groundbreaking of a brand-new eco-friendly Habitat neighborhood – La Fortuna – in Renton. The event on September 23 was a scaled-down version of Habitat’s typical project groundbreakings, in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Other […]

Habitat Breaks Ground in South Park

On September 2, nearly 20 well-wishers joined Habitat staff and Blueprint Capital to celebrate the groundbreaking of our brand-new eco-friendly Habitat neighborhood in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle. While not our usual “pomp and circumstance” ceremony in light of COVID restrictions, attendees did enjoy the opportunity to thank Habitat partner Blueprint Capital, whose help […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Phisuthikul

Week after week, our hard-working Habitat volunteers show up at our stores and construction sites with a positive attitude and ready to work. That is the only way Habitat can continue helping local families – with the help of everyday heroes who give us their weekends and evenings with the hope of building a better […]