World Habitat Day 2019!

More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would be World Habitat Day. Today we join with our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to recognizing the basic […]

Lowe’s Aging in Place Home Repair

Last Saturday a group of #lowesheroes was in Bellevue, WA helping senior homeowners with critical home repairs as part of their Aging in Place program. The team quickly got to work re-doing siding on four different homes that day. Among the homeowners being helped was Maria, who moved into her Habitat home in 2005. Her […]

Signing Up for a 3rd AmeriCorps Term

Belle first signed up for AmeriCorps in Delaware right before Hurricane Harvey in 2005. She was looking for a way to get involved and give back to the world. Since Belle had a background in construction, working with Habitat AmeriCorps seemed like a natural fit. Belle was signed up for AmeriCorps and months away from […]

Bike and Ride Volunteering!

Several times a year the good people at Bike & Build put together a multi-state bike trip that stops at Habitat build sites and does other volunteer work. This summer, Habitat AmeriCorps alumni Greta Tjeltveit started her trip in Jacksonville Beach Florida and biked all the way to Santa Cruz, CA. When asked how she […]

Looking Back on Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina hit the coast of Louisiana back in 2005, the nation looked on in helpless horror as the storm barreled down on the state. It was immediately obvious that this wasn’t going to be your run of the mill storm, and people here at Habitat quickly began mobilizing to help. Long-time volunteer Vince […]

Goodbye Danielle! <3

It’s with no small amount of sadness that we announce our Operations Coordinator Danielle is leaving Habitat for Humanity this month. Danielle has a big adventure in front of her as she prepares to move to the other side of the country to Raleigh, North Carolina. Danielle joined us here at Habitat back in 2016 […]

Habitat Allstars Appreciation Night

Thank you to everyone who came out last week to our Habitat All-Stars Recognition Night! We gathered together to give some well-deserved acknowledgment to the amazing men and women who donate their time making our community a better place. Habitat for Humanity is only as strong as it’s volunteers who we rely upon to help […]

Allen is Coming Back to Habitat!

Allen just finished first Americorps term recently with Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County and is coming back again in September. We couldn’t be more thrilled to have him out on the build-sites again! Allen has a long history with Habitat for Humanity. His mother was on the Habitat board of directors in Minnesota […]

Durkan’s Affordable Housing Proposals

Huge news this week on the affordable housing front! On Wednesday Mayor Jenny Durkan put forth two new proposals to create more affordable housing options for low and middle-class families in Seattle. One part of the bold legislation would invest over $50 million to build housing for people experiencing homelessness. The other measure would renew […]

Thank you Nate!

Every time I go to one of our Habitat build sites I can find Nate hard at work. He will be moving dirt, setting up fences, or doing any number of other jobs around our construction sites. Just recently Nate signed up for his second term with Americorps, and we couldn’t be more happy to […]