NEW: 2021 Annual Report

Check out our hot off the presses 2021 Annual Report, our theme is resiliency, and thanks to your support South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity continues to build and repair homes for hardworking individuals and families here in Thurston County, WA.  

Phone service outages/delays

Notice: We may experience delays in service and phone service outages tomorrow 7/20/21 as we change over phone providers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and patience.   Also, please note our phone number will NOT change and will remain the same 360-956-3456

Our administrative offices are MOVING

Our South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity offices are moving from downtown Olympia. We are happy to inform you that our administrative offices currently located at 711 Capitol Way South, Ste 401 Olympia WA 98501 will be moving to our new location on June 11th, 2021. Our new physical address is 1216 2nd Ave SW, … Learn More

Beyond the House

Habitat for Humanity makes a tremendous impact on the lives of our homeowners. Our work impacts health, environmental and educational outcomes; civic and social engagement; the financial stability of local Habitat families; and local economies. This info graphic details one component of our economic impact. economic_impact_analysis to learn how Habitat’s work contributes to Thurston County’s … Learn More

Sponsor Spotlight- Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo supports for Habitat for Humanity International and local Habitat organizations reaches $100 million since 2010 Habitat for Humanity International and Wells Fargo & Company  announced an $8 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation that will support the construction and repairs of safe and affordable housing built in collaboration with 350 families in … Learn More

Our Donation Drop Off Hours have been Updated

Did you know that in addition to scheduling a free donation pick up you can also drop off donations at both our West Olympia and Yelm Habitat Stores! It is quick easy and contact free! West Olympia Habitat Store accepts donation drop offs daily between 12pm and 6pm Yelm Habitat Store accepts donation drop offs … Learn More

2019-2020 Annual Report

As we reflect on the past fiscal year, we are filled with pride and gratitude for what we have come together to accomplish. As housing and rent prices continued to climb in Thurston County and the affordable housing crisis became more daunting, we continued to build and sell new homes.We have seen the positive impact … Learn More

West Olympia Habitat Store will reopen Monday, June 1st

PLEASE NOTE: OUR STORES ARE REOPENING SOON! West Olympia Habitat Store will reopen to the public Monday, June 1st at 10am with new hours! West Olympia Habitat Store will be open Monday- Sunday 10am-6pm Yelm Habitat Store will reopen Tuesday, June 2nd at 9am You can also shop our Stores now online at https://sps-habitat-for-humanity.square.site   … Learn More

Homes, Community, Hope + YOU

“Home has rarely been more of a life or death situation.” — Leilani Farha, UN special rapporteur on the right of adequate housing  The economic impacts of the global pandemic are exacerbating what were already significant housing needs. In the United States, more than 18 million American families were paying half or more of their … Learn More

Habitat Stores to close 3/18/2020

At South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity, the safety and health of our shoppers and team are always paramount, and has been our priority since our organizations founding. Our commitment to excellence includes ensuring we provide a safe, clean and friendly environment and an exceptional experience every time. At this time, as a preventative measure, … Learn More

Stay up to date on our latest measures to address COVID-19 in our community

At South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity, the safety and health of our community, team and families are always paramount, and has been our priority since our organizations founding. Our commitment to excellence includes ensuring we provide a safe, clean and friendly environment and an exceptional experience every time. Currently, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 … Learn More

NEW Yelm Habitat Store Hours

Our Yelm Habitat Store has new hours of operation starting Monday, October 21st our stores will be closed on Mondays and closing 1 hour earlier Tuesday-Sunday! Our West Olympia Store hours will remain the same, Sunday-Monday 9am-7pm.   Yelm Habitat Store Hours Mondays – Closed Tuesday-Sunday- 9am-6pm  

Raise the Roof Breakfast Benefit

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of impact during this one-hour, inspirational program. Guests will have the opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers about the long-term impact safe, decent and affordable housing can make in a family’s life. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about Habitat for Humanity first-hand, from people whose lives have … Learn More

Home is the Key

We believe that home is the foundation for our lives, and it should provide an atmosphere of contentment and calm where individuals can thrive. Yet for many families in the United States, the concept of home seems out of reach. In April, our nationwide Home is the Key campaign brings together sponsors, community leaders and … Learn More

Women Build Registration is Now Open

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity wants to specially invite YOU to check out our 2nd Annual Women Build event coming up on May 7th – May 11th. What is Women Build? It’s 5 days filled with empowerment and power tools! We know that when women connect, we challenge each other to succeed. When women … Learn More

#Giving Tuesday

Give the gift they’ll never forget, a place to call home. Right now, you can be the difference between a family opening the door to their new home – or continuing to wait in a place that’s falling apart around them. Your gift could be the one that means a child has a safe home … Learn More


      Forest Products Industry, SPS Habitat for Humanity Partner to Make Dream of Homeownership Come True for Local Family FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHAT: South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication Event for Ahmed and Townes Family Home WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 12 -2 pm WHERE: 4405 37th Ave. SE, Lacey, WA … Learn More

Introducing our New Executive Director, Carly Colgan!

  June 20, 2018 – Olympia, Wash. South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce that Carly Colgan has been selected as the organization’s new executive director. She takes over from Bill Lahmann who has been serving as interim executive director since November 2017. Carly comes to us from Big Brothers Big Sisters … Learn More

The Lane Dorcy Outstanding Volunteer Achievement Award

We were thrilled to recognize our longtime Volunteer Mr. Lane Dorcy at our recent Home Dedication Ceremony on Sunday, April 29th with the Lane Dorcy Outstanding Volunteer achievement award. Our Home Dedication events are time of celebration for our organization. We celebrate the home owner and their journey to homeownership, our sponsors and contributors with … Learn More

Start this holiday season with the spirit of giving #GivingTuesday

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity is partnering with the national #GivingTuesday movement. #GivingTuesday is your chance to start the holiday season with the spirit of giving. On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, charities, businesses, students, community centers and families around the world will come together for one common purpose: to embrace generosity and to give. With … Learn More

We are giving Thanks thru November at our Habitat Stores

Planning a last minute home project before the holidays? Stop by our Habitat Stores in West Olympia and Yelm and get 25% OFF Dining Tables and Lighting and 50% OFF Windows   and don’t forget to Shop our #SmallBusinessSaturday Sales Saturday, November 25th and Sunday, November 26th from 9am-7pm. Both the Yelm and West Olympia … Learn More

Healthy Homes Build Healthy Communities

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity has been a presence in Thurston County since 1989 and in that time, the organization has partnered with volunteers, donors, businesses and homeowners to build 63 homes for families with limited incomes. Over the next few years, they are aiming to double their capacity, building an additional 26 homes by 2020. Congressman … Learn More

Our Yelm Store is Now Open!

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (SPSHH) has been building and nurturing community in Thurston County for nearly three decades. Now, they have expanded their capacity to serve even further by purchasing a new location at 207 Yelm Avenue East. This is an exciting move for Habitat. It will provide them with approximately 1,000 additional … Learn More

We are building!

Spring is here and with that brings the building season! We are thrilled to have just pulled two building permits from the City of Lacey and can’t wait to get started on the next phase of Deyoe Vista!  

Volunteers Needed at Our Habitat Stores

Why Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity Stores? Volunteering at the South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity Stores in West Olympia and Yelm is one east way to help local families realize their dream of homeownership. The Stores are a fundamental part of Habitat for Humanity’s building and repair programs. As you give your time and … Learn More

City of Lacey Approves Habitat for Humanity’s “Deyoe Vista” Community

Date: December 15, 2016 Lacey, WA: During its council meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016, the City of Lacey approved the final plat map and subdivision plans of South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity’s newest affordable housing community called “Deyoe Vista”. Curt Andino, Executive Director of Habitat, spoke at the meeting to thank council members … Learn More

Habitat Partners with Boys and Girls Club to Build Lemonade Stands

Summertime lemonade stands are a great way to meet neighbors, encourage our children, and even make a few extra dollars. But with a little educational nudge, they can become so much more. Studies show that “we view learning as ‘fun’ or exciting but give the process or experience that creates this end goal a serious … Learn More

LTC Class of 2016 is Building BIG with Habitat

There is no one answer to expanding access and making produce affordable, but community gardens can be a vital part of the solution, and it is one that is often overlooked. The 2016 LTC Class is committed to building a community garden for South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity’s development, Deyoe Vista in Lacey, WA. … Learn More

Who Builds South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity Homes?

We know who builds a Habitat home: you do alongside the family who’ll be living there and with a whole bunch of help from community volunteers and Habitat staff. But, what does a Habitat home build? Let’s take a look. Habitat Builds Affordable Housing When money is tight, everything costs more, which is why it’s … Learn More

Build Update: 2016 Funding Awards Drives Biggest Build Year Yet

  We are pleased to announce that South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity will be starting eight new owner-occupied homes at Deyoe Vista this year. Construction starts at Deyoe Vista this February with two cottages to be followed by a bungalow. The remaining five units built will depend upon the household size and need of … Learn More

It’s your last chance to make a tax deductible gift in 2015!

Don’t wait any longer help more local families receive the opportunity to build and buy their own South Puget Sound Habitat home in 2016! Your donation today will make hope a reality for more hardworking Thurston County families. By taking the initiative to partner with SPS Habitat , families like The Craig’s are changing their … Learn More

Did You Know?

In 2015,homes built by SPS Habitat for Humanity generated over $80,000 in property tax revenue for Thurston County. Helping families help themselves helps everyone.

Anchor Bank Renews its Partnership with SPS Habitat for Humanity

We’d like to thank Anchor Bank for sponsoring the Partner Plus Program for a second straight year. Partner Plus is a funded sponsorship from Anchor Bank that allows Habitat for Humanity to focus a staff member entirely upon outreach, education and homeownership readiness for very-low income families in Thurston County. Stronger families create stability and … Learn More

We’ve Moved our Offices!

We’ve moved our offices! The affiliate office of South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity has moved to Capitol Way in the heart of Olympia. Our new space is an all-transit friendly location for our families and staff and located on the Dash shuttle route. Close proximity to the Capitol Campus will also allow SPS Habitat … Learn More

Help us Build a Stronger Thurston County

1 day only we are partnering with Shanna Paxton Photography to offer a family photo session for just $25. The entire $25 session fee is being donated back to SPS Habitat for Humanity so not only are you and your family getting an amazing deal on your Fall/Holiday family photo’s but you are also helping … Learn More

Lowes Builds with SPS Habitat

Lowes Home Improvement Store spent the day with SPS Habitat for Humanity, laying sod and building birdhouses that will be given away to local children at Olympia Hands on Children’s Museum Sand in the City. We can’t thank Lowes and their employee’s enough for their generous donations and hard work!