Announcing the Habitat SKC Volunteer Corps

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we have created a Volunteer Corps to recognize the significant efforts of the organization’s volunteers who provide a wide array of services. As showcased on this blog, Individuals work on construction sites, at Habitat Stores, in administration, and as part of AmeriCorps. Companies, faith communities and other groups also […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Anne Zvirblis

Volunteers are the very backbone of our organization. They are out on every build, helping in every store and working on every home repair project. We couldn’t operate without them, and it is hard to overstate just how important our volunteers are to Habitat and affordable housing in general.  We are starting a regular feature […]

KLB presented with the national Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) Community Award

We are happy to announce that Mukilteo’s own KLB Construction was presented with the national Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) Community Award for its work with Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County. The award recognizes service projects that epitomize the essence of charitable giving, and we couldn’t be more grateful for its incredible […]

Construction Crew Leader/ Volunteer Services Coordinator

Goals The Community Engagement Construction Liaison will be critical in building the bridge between our volunteer individuals and groups, and the onsite experience they’ll have building homes and supporting the Habitat mission. The position will be responsible for connecting the King County community to Habitat for Humanity through our construction volunteer program. The member serving […]

Habitat SKC COVID-19 Update

As you know, the circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak have evolved quickly. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation. Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County’s office, construction sites, and stores will be closed to the public effective March 18th. At this time, we hope to reopen on April 7 but will continue […]

Seattle Chamber CEO Marilyn Strickland Leads Lively Conversation at Habitat’s Conversation on Affordable Housing

As part of our continuing work to identify ways community members can join together to address our region’s housing crisis, we invited Seattle Chamber CEO Marilyn Strickland to lead a conversation in January for 75 loyal donors, staff and other interested stakeholders.  It was a lively discussion, with Marilyn addressing how the business community can […]

Habitat Repair Team Tips for Improved Accessibility and Safety in Your Home

Most homes have not been built with the needs of the disabled and aging populations in mind. Fortunately, there are many home modifications that can allow you to remain safely and independently in your own home. Examples include: grab bars, lever handles for doors and faucets, widening doorways, no-step showers, zero-step entrances, brighter lighting, and […]