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 […]

An Education Element : An AmeriCorps Experience

.  An Education Element: 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 […]

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 […]

It’s Permanent: 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: 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 […]

The Advocate: Build Louder! Campaign Summary

Earlier this year, Habitat SKC asked all of our supporters to join the national “Build Louder!” Campaign and show our Congressional representatives how important Habitat’s work is to our community. The campaign took place throughout the months of July, August and September and asked for explicit support of funding for programs central to Habitat’s work […]

Respect the Community: 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: 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 […]

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