June 28, 2012 – Habitat for Humanity Seattle/South King County is honored to have received a check today in the amount of $25,000 in honor of the retirement of BECU President and CEO, Gary Oakland. Over the years, Gary has provided tremendous support to Habitat and our work to break the cycle of substandard housing [...]
Monthly Archives: June 2012
On Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22, we hosted two groups from Weyerhaeuser out at the Seattle Center. Not only is Weyerhaeuser a corporate sponsor of the House of the Immediate Future, but they came out to work on-site. We love that! The teams worked on brick making, the World House, and the House of [...]
The Housing Appropriations Committee proposed fiscal 2013 appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development threatens several key programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The committee’s proposed spending plan allocates less funds than requested by the White House in several key areas, including the public housing capital fund, Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, seniors [...]
Seattle Times sketcher Gabriel Campanario came out to the Seattle Center along with others from the Seattle Urban Sketchers group. Check out these drawings featured in the Seattle Times: House of the Immediate Future, under construction now | Seattle Sketcher | The Seattle Times. The drawing at right is by David R Chamness. More sketchers can [...]
Great selection of new cabinets just arrived at the Store. Selection of colors Make sure to come to the Store to see all of their great donations!
Saturday, June 16, was a wonderful reminder about the meaning of our work. We dedicated three homes to three hardworking families. First we welcomed Abraham, Elizabeth and their two children to their new home in the city of Pacific. From there we moved to the Westway neighborhood of Federal Way. At noon, we dedicated the [...]
Dwell Development stopped by King 5′s New Day Northwest this morning to talk about their community involvement and sustainable designs. Our House of the Immediate Future fits both those topics and got some air time. Check out the clip!
Interested in connecting with like-minded young professionals? Check out the great benefits of membership with the Habitat Young Professionals: HYP is excited to announce their restructured membership options for 2012! Moving forward, HYP membership will be offered at two different levels: Standard: A $20 donation OR a pledge to complete two build days over the [...]
We couldn’t have ended our week on a better note here at the Seattle/South King County affiliate. Today, we dedicated a home in the New Holly neighborhood to Genet, Dereje, and their beautiful daughter. And the sun even blessed us with its presence during the dedication. Over at Rainier Vista, a group from Brighton Jones [...]
This Father’s Day, Give the Future Honor the dad who put a roof over your head by helping to build a home for a family in need. Give the gift of a future filled with hope and home. Three ways to give in honor of your dad: