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Fiscal Year-End Reflections & Updates

Dear friends of Habitat,  To say the last 15 months have been challenging would be an understatement. The global pandemic made turned our operations entirely upside down. When Habitat for Humanity-Spokane first shut down in March 2020, we had no idea how we would be able to continue serving this powerful mission.  We had to […]

#pride

As we work toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live, a world of equity and inclusion, our strength lies in celebrating, representing, and valuing our differences — and in coming together with the communities we serve to build a better world. Diversity, equity, and inclusion Diversity, equity, and inclusion […]

Stop AAPI Hate

A Statement from Habitat-Spokane’s CEO, Michelle Girardot I am heartbroken and outraged over the fatal shooting that stole eight people’s lives in Atlanta, GA. Once again, communities are left to grapple with grief and shattered peace where families are left with irreparable losses and aching hearts. This outburst of violence brings echoes of the dehumanizing […]

Winter Newsletter + GroundBreakers Club!

As we enter the new year full of HOPE for our families and appreciation for YOU, our most devoted supporters, we want to continue to find ways to strengthen this beautiful community when meeting in person is not possible. Our newsletters have been a wonderful tool for communicating and we enjoy sharing everything we are […]

A Message from Habitat-Spokane’s CEO, Michelle Girardot

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity-Spokane brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Through this mission, we not only build homes but bridges across sometimes painful divides. We celebrate the right to assemble and protest peacefully. We also celebrate our democracy and the peaceful transfer of power. As an […]

Spokane City Passes HB1590

Spokane City Passes HB1590

The Spokane City Council passed, 6-1, a sales and use tax that will generate nearly $6M annually for affordable housing. The city has long experienced a housing crisis. With the fall out of the pandemic, that crisis is on its way to a housing emergency.  The tax will go into effect in April 2021 unless […]

Over the Edge 2020 Recap

Over the Edge 2020 Recap

Regardless of having to reschedule the event TWICE, Habitat-Spokane’s Over the Edge fundraiser was a huge success. Every participant, donor, volunteer, sponsor, and Habitat family proved to us what true advocacy can look like in the face of adversity. 41 people rappelled 288 feet down the Bank of America building, and 345 supporters helped them […]

Habitat’s commitment to anti-racism

Habitat for Humanity is more than just a nonprofit housing ministry. Our shared vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live can’t be achieved with prayer alone. We must be committed to be better listeners, learners, leaders and take action through faith. Since the protests of racial and systemic injustice have […]

A Statement about George Floyd

A Statement About George Floyd By Habitat-Spokane CEO, Michelle Girardot I can’t put into words the shame, disgust, sadness and outrage I know I share with so many others in response to the killing of George Floyd. I know as a white woman I navigate this world differently. I will never be able to comprehend […]