Store Volunteers Needed!

Our Lynnwood and Everett stores have a critical need for more volunteers! If you have some extra time on your hands, will you consider signing up to help? Volunteers help to keep our stores running smoothly. When we have fewer volunteers, it greatly impacts our...
Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 11/4/19

Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 11/4/19

In October, volunteers at our Gold Bar home finished the siding and prepared the exterior for painting. Both of these accomplishments are major milestones. Volunteers also completed much of the interior of the home. More than 1,500 volunteer hours brought us to this...
Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 10/23/19

Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 10/23/19

We met our goal for last week: applying interior wall texture and priming all drywall surfaces. So many to thank! Earlier this month, we benefited from a special contribution from Interior Finishing Trades NW, a commercial finish trade school. Eric Palmer held his...
AmeriCorps Profile- Aaron Olsen

AmeriCorps Profile- Aaron Olsen

Aaron Olsen has long been an advocate for the poor and underprivileged.   When he was a mental health case manager for homeless persons in Ogden, Utah, Aaron saw firsthand how supported housing can stabilize families and provide an escape from poverty. “A...

Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 8/30/19

Solid effort over the last several weeks are bringing us to the conclusion of Step 3 – Structure/Dry-in, and at the same time completing activities required in Step 4 – Systems/Rough-in. During the August 17 Saturday build Builder’s Club regulars...
Build Report – Gold Bar 2 – 8/16/19

Build Report – Gold Bar 2 – 8/16/19

Another day of solid progress on the Gold Bar 2 site! Twelve builders donated close to one hundred hours, pushing forward in a number of areas: Shiner Patrol took a final pass on roof nailing and found a few shiners which we pulled and re-nailed. We also, after...
Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 8/7/19

Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 8/7/19

Many thanks, builders, for a productive week at Gold Bar 2. Twelve builders started Wednesday morning, July 31. The house wrap team got started while others helped get trusses lifted into place and ready for installation. By lunch time the house wrap crew had...

Gold Bar 2 Construction Update 7/24/19

We had a productive and quiet day on-site Wednesday, August 24th. Primary activity was installing peel-and-stick Vycor house wrap, a donation from Grace Building Products. After a little practice the house wrap team was delivering good clean sheets with on-target...

Thanks to WCC Builders!

A big thank you to a crew of builders from the Washington Conservation Corps. The five builders, normally working to restore Snohomish Co. wetlands and rivers, chose Monday to serve Habitat Families. They built some important display fixtures for the Smokey Point...
AmeriCorps Profile- Bridget Patterson

AmeriCorps Profile- Bridget Patterson

Bridget is passionate about serving people and the environment. After high school she attended a few years of college while working full time in Columbus, Ohio.  Although she received good grades, she was unsure of where she wanted her schooling to take...
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