On Sunday, March 25, Hope Ryan, a young supporter of Habitat for Humanity, turned her piano concert into a musical fundraising event – Keys to Houses - to benefit our affiliate. 30 people attended the concert and Hope raised $764! The previous weekend, the Tufts Jackson Jills also held a benefit concert to raise funds for [...]
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Anthony Maschmedt off Dwell Development recently went on New Day Northwest to talk about Dwell’s latest projects, including our own House of the Immediate Future which will be built on the grounds of the Seattle Center as part of The Next Fifty. Dwell Development focuses on efficient, sustainable homes. Watch the segment! Dwell Development’s Sustainable Homes | KING5.com Seattle.
Are you looking for an opportunity to satisfy your sense of adventure while you make a real difference in the lives of others? Then consider joining us as we experience a foreign culture in a way few people do – by living and working alongside the people of a rural community in Kenya. This is [...]
Be sure to check out the Key to Hope Benefit Breakfast photo album on our Facebook page! Thank you again to everyone who came out to the event – together we raised $195,298! And many thanks to our wonderful volunteer photographers Katherine Martin and Claudio Davalos for the beautiful pictures. Photos courtesy of Katherine Martin.
Survey results from a study sponsored by Habitat for Humanity International’s Women Build program and Whirlpool Corporation show that Habitat homeowners report an increase in self-esteem, well-being, and family health after moving into their new home. The survey was conducted by the Center for Applied Research at the University of Southern Indiana and reflects input [...]
Seattle Planning Commission Press Release from March 14, 2012 Commission releases On-Line Version of Housing Seattle Today, the Seattle Planning Commission released the On-Line version of Housing Seattle which allows for easy navigation of our findings and recommendations and also features useful informational graphics about Seattle’s households and housing stock, spotlight stories, and a technical guide. Housing Seattle, [...]
Press Release from the Washington Department of Congress: Faith Pettis named Affordable Housing Advisory Board chair OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced Faith Pettis as the new chair of the state’s Affordable Housing Advisory Board, a two-year term appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire. The Affordable Housing Advisory Board advises Commerce [...]
March 22: Get HYP! Mixer When: Thur, Mar 22nd, 6:00pm Where: The Publican 2253 N 56th St, Seattle, WA This month’s Get HYP! Mixer will be at Tangletown’s newest eatery The Publicanon Thursday, the 22nd. If you can’t attend the Key to Hope Breakfast, this is your next chance to meet up with HYP. Spring [...]
Thank you to all the supporters of Habitat for Humanity Seattle/South King County who joined us for breakfast this morning. Together you helped raise $195,289! Thank you to the dedicated table captains, our co-chairs Mike Olden and Todd Pietzsch, Ron Sims for an inspiring keynote address, and everyone who makes up part of the Habitat [...]
Our next volunteer orientation is scheduled for Thursday, April 12th. If you like to make people feel welcome or like to teach others a new skill, consider becoming a site host or crew leader. The date is set for the crew leader training and volunteer host training. We will meet Thursday, April 12 from 6:00-7:40 [...]