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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Advocate: Join the Build Louder! Campaign

Earlier this year the White House released its full fiscal year 2018 budget request, proposing to eliminate funding for programs that further Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to address the affordable housing crisis in Seattle – King County and across the United States. The proposed cuts include the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), the Community Development […]

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 […]