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 […]

Regence BlueShield and Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County’s Continued Partnership Provides Safety and Security to Seniors in Need of Repairs so they can Age in Place

Regence BlueShield and Habitat SKC have enjoyed a partnership since 2014, netting nearly $400,000 to support a variety of programs that enable those with health and socioeconomic disparities to purchase homes and stay in their existing homes. In fact, the company’s market president, Tim Lieb, is a Habitat volunteer, donor and Board member, most recently […]

Habitat Welcomes AmeriCorps Class of 2020

Habitat AmeriCorps members have been proudly serving communities across the country for more than 25 years. Since the program’s inception in 1994, more than 11,256 AmeriCorps members have worked with Habitat to serve more than 122,758 individuals, engaging more than 4.2 million volunteers and raising tens of millions of dollars to meet the housing needs […]

Habitat Launches Homes Communities Hope + You Video Series

On the heels of the launch of Habitat International’s Homes Communities Hope + You campaign, a network-wide fundraising initiative that supports Habitat’s work in communities all across the United States and around the world, comes a thought leadership video series bringing together experts from around the world to inform and educate audiences about significant and […]

Habitat SKC Elects Four New Members to its Board of Directors

Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its board of directors. The new members include Effenus Henderson, President and CEO of HenderWorks, Inc. and President/Co-Founder of the Institute for Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion; Delano Palmer, Director of Capital Planning & Projects at Central Washington […]

The Benefits of Homeownership

Many people know that buying a home can be an excellent financial decision, but owning a home has many other benefits as well. Homeownership has proven positive effects on health and happiness, community involvement, and crime prevention. Living in a stable home also increases the likelihood of children attending college, and then ultimately becoming homeowners […]

Introducing Habitat SKC’s New Homeownership Website

Has your family struggled with the high cost of rent? Have you dreamed of owning your own home but felt like homeownership was out of reach? Check out our new website – www.buyhabitat.org – and take the first step toward buying a house today! Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County provides local families the […]

4 Myths about Habitat for Humanity

1.) Habitat for Humanity Gives Homes Away This is probably the biggest misconception people have about Habitat for Humanity – that we just give houses away. On the contrary, we arrange for them to be sold affordably to people who would otherwise be unable to buy them. Homeowners don’t pay interest on their mortgages, and […]