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 […]

The Advocate: Affordable Housing Week

Affordable housing week is organized by the Housing Development Consortium every May to bring attention to the housing crisis in Seattle. May 14- 18 we will be organizing for action and celebrating the progress made throughout the year. Although every week is “Affordable Housing Week” at Habitat, we are happy to join our neighbors and […]

MLK Day: An AmeriCorps Experience

MLK Day: An AmeriCorps Experience  This post is part of a series dedicated to our AmeriCorps members who have donated a large chunk of time as well as their skills and willingness to learn to the Habitat for Humanity – Seattle King County mission. You can find more stories like this one by clicking on […]

Community Collaborations: Good Glows Here

In the summer of 2017, Habitat SKC launched a campaign to maximize the impact that our Neighborhood Revitalization program has in our Neighborhood of Focus – Rainier Valley. The Good Glows Here campaign reinforces our commitment to supporting the health and safety of the Neighborhood of Focus by prioritizing and addressing resident concerns about safety […]

Community Collaborations: Delta Building for Veterans

      Habitat SKC is officially one year into the building of Megan’s Meadow – a housing community dedicated specifically to Veteran homeownership – and we’re proud to be working on our sixth home there! We’re especially excited to be building again alongside Delta Air Lines, whose passion for serving Veterans was the impetus for Habitat […]

Community Collaborations: 18th Annual Garage Sale

Habitat is partnering with Faith Church again for our 18th Annual Garage Sale Friday September 29 – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Saturday September 30 – 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Faith Church 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, Issaquah, WA  98029 (425) 392-0123 Habitat SKC is extremely proud of our strong community partnerships that […]

Community Collaborations: Expanding our Impact

     We at Habitat-SKC recently wrapped up our repairs for the 2017 fiscal year, having completed 30 home repairs compared to the preceding year’s 21. We are excited to have partnered with a roofing company that has been particularly generous, specifically in helping us to expand the partner organizations that help us provide affordable home […]

Community Collaborations: Rock the Block

Last weekend we worked with the Rainer Valley community to successfully pull off the first ever Rock the Block event! On Saturday, June 16th, we effectively closed off a community block to traffic for the day, opening it to teams of residents and other volunteers for a concentrated effort to improve the appearance, health, and […]

Community Collaborations: Women Build

 “Women Build” is a month of empowerment dedicated to women. This month of events is a local expansion on the National Women Build Week, hosted by Habitat for Humanity International, when Habitat affiliates across the nation dedicate time to encouraging women to take part in community building and home maintenance. Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build […]