Brief History of Habitat Stores

The Habitat for Humanity Stores play a vital role in the organization’s mission of building a world where everyone has a decent place to call home. In 1991, the very first Habitat for Humanity ReStore opened in Winnipeg, Canada with the first ReStore in the United States opening in Austin, Texas. Since then, the Habitat […]

The Door Jam: October/November 2018

Thank-you Gates, your impact, save-the-date donate | volunteer | homeownership Pacific and Sammamish near completion Dear Friends, As 2018 winds to a close, and as the lack of affordable housing continues to escalate in Seattle and King County, your dedication to our mission is bringing us to a milestone for Habitat homeowners. Our two newest communities in the towns […]

One Step Ahead: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

A Family Migration: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

AmeriCorps to Habitat: The Danielle Lavy Story

Why did you choose AmeriCorps and was the Non-profit industry always something you wanted to be a part of? I chose AmeriCorps because I always wanted to help people. My parents always volunteered and I did lots of volunteer work as a child. I also was the philanthropy chair for my sorority. My sorority sister […]

Just the Beginning: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

Community Collaborations: Independence For All

The work Krystal and Zachary put into their house is a constant source of pride for the family. “Little luxuries mean a lot when you haven’t had a lot of stuff or haven’t been able to afford those things, and you know that you’ve earned them, and that you work really hard for them. We […]

Hard Choices: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

Escaping Rising Rent: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]