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Reflecting on Our Experience at the Atlanta Habitat International Conference

2024-03-26T10:12:55-07:00March 24th, 2024|

In early March, our team had the privilege of attending the Atlanta Habitat International Convention, joining hundreds of other Habitat affiliates from around the world to learn, collaborate, and be inspired. Through engaging workshops, thought-provoking discussions, and informative presentations, we gained valuable knowledge and perspectives that informed our work in the months and years to come.

Habitat Team Build Recap: Building Bonds and Homes!

2024-03-24T22:58:22-07:00March 24th, 2024|

Last week, the South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity team rolled up their sleeves for a day of hands-on work at our Tumwater build site. It was a day filled with camaraderie, hard work, and meaningful progress towards our mission of providing affordable housing to our community.

Building Strength: Empowering Women Through Habitat for Humanity

2024-03-26T10:09:59-07:00March 24th, 2024|

To all the women who lend their hands, hearts, and voices to the cause of affordable housing, we salute you. Your strength, your resilience, and your unwavering commitment inspire us all. Together, we will continue to build homes, build communities, and build a better world for generations to come.

Habitat on the Hill: Advocating for Affordable Housing

2024-02-15T12:43:00-08:00February 15th, 2024|

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity recently had the privilege of participating in Habitat on the Hill, a nationwide gathering where advocates from Habitat affiliates across the country come together to champion affordable housing initiatives. Our very own Interim CEO, Greg, had the opportunity to represent our organization at this impactful event.

Celebrating Our Volunteers and Donors: The Heart of Our Mission

2024-02-15T12:19:34-08:00February 15th, 2024|

As we celebrate Valentine's Month, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to our amazing volunteers and donors who are the heartbeat of our organization. Without your unwavering support, dedication, and generosity, we wouldn't be able to fulfill our mission of building homes, hope, and brighter futures for families in Thurston County.

The Roots of Advocacy: Black Leaders in Housing

2024-02-13T13:32:39-08:00February 13th, 2024|

In the tapestry of American history, the profound contributions of Black leaders in housing advocacy have woven a narrative of resilience, determination, and a commitment to building equitable communities. As we celebrate Black History Month, it is crucial to explore the roots of advocacy that have shaped the landscape of community development and affordable housing.

Reflecting on a Night of Gratitude: Volunteer Appreciation Night

2024-02-13T13:26:28-08:00January 16th, 2024|

On December 6th, we had the privilege of coming together for a memorable evening - our Volunteer Appreciation Night. Now, as we reflect on the event, we are filled with gratitude for the incredible moments shared and the bonds strengthened.

Yelm Habitat Store Transformed into a Sustainable Powerhouse

2024-01-16T10:29:07-08:00January 16th, 2024|

We are excited to announce the successful completion of our transformative project made possible by the prestigious Puget Sound Energy Solar Grant. The grant enabled us to install solar panels on the south side of the Yelm Habitat Store, representing a significant achievement in our commitment to embracing renewable energy and fostering a sustainable future. Thrilled to combine affordable housing with environmentally friendly practices, we are proud to have taken this momentous step powered by the sun!

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