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PHFH weekly update, 3/29/2022

March 29, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 3.29.2022 with a new portrait of future Habitat homeowner Aimee Martinez and her sons Alex and Tony. Construction/Home Repair Schedule: Wed 30 Mar: Meet at the south warehouse at 0900. We will install a wooden ramp in Albion. Lunch on our own. Thurs 31 Mar: Work starts at 0900 at the…

PHFH announces Moscow Lions and Tom Carpenter as recipients of the Habitat Hero Award.

Moscow Lions and Tom Carpenter receive Habitat Hero Award

March 29, 2022
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We’re excited to announce that Moscow Central Lions Club and Tom Carpenter of Cabinets & More have received Habitat Hero awards, which we will present at Beans ‘n’ Jeans on April 16th. See the image for Moscow-Pullman Daily News‘s full story, or click here to read it at their website.

Three PHFH volunteers, Austin, Jay, and Liam, apply primer at a build site.

PHFH weekly update, 3/21/2022

March 22, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 3.21.2022 with picture from March 17th of Habitat volunteers, including Elder Slaughter and Elder Carnahan from the Washington Spokane Service Mission applying primer on the Hansen home in Uniontown. Construction/Home Repair Update: Good afternoon; There are 3 scheduled work days this week. We plan to start work this week on the…

Register for Beans and Jeans 2022

PHFH weekly update, 3/14/2022

March 15, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update 3.14.2022: Beans ‘n’ Jeans Update: Register now for the online auction part of Beans ‘n’ Jeans coming up April 8-16th to raise the funds to build the 2022 home build for the Martinez family. Pick up of silent auction items will be April 18-20th at the Habitat office in Moscow. We have…

SEL Committed to Our Communities 2021

PHFH in Print Media: Spring 2022

March 8, 2022
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We’ve recently been featured in three different pieces of print media: the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories community impact report, the University of Idaho campus visitors guide, and Washington State Magazine. Click the photos below to view them at full size. SEL “Committed to Our Communities 2021” Impact Report (front cover) U of I Campus Visitors Guide…

PHFH Volunteers Meet at the Palouse Habitat Office.

PHFH weekly update, 3/7/2022

March 8, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for March 7, 2022 with picture of last Tuesday’s Staff/Volunteer Meeting for the Surplus Sale: Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning; There are three work days scheduled this week. Wed 9 March: Meet at the south warehouse at 0900. We have (at least) two options depending on the weather: either a small job…

A collage of past PHFH homeowners.

New Page! Past Habitat Homeowners

March 1, 2022
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We just published a new page on our site – a list of all previous Habitat homeowners and the homes they worked on! Click here to check it out!

Volunteers finish the drywall installation at the build site.

Palouse Habitat weekly update, 2/28/2022

March 1, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 2.28.2022 with picture from Thursday of busy bee Habitat volunteers finishing the drywall on the Hansen Home in Uniontown: Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning; There are two work days scheduled this week. Thursday 3 March: Work begins at the Hansen house at 0900, continuing interior work. Lunch on our own. Friday…

Martinez Family Sign at the Build Site

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of February 22, 2022

February 22, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for week of 2.22.2022 – We have started to prepare for our next home build in Moscow for Aimee Martinez and her two sons. We will have final plans soon and we hope to begin building in June. Pictured is the current lot with the usual Habitat sign. Click here for the…

Martinez Family at the Build Site

Press Release: PHFH announces future Habitat homeowner for the 2022 home in Moscow!

February 22, 2022
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NEWS RELEASE For immediate release   Moscow, Idaho. (February 1, 2022) — Palouse Habitat for Humanity has selected the future homeowner for its 22nd home build. Aimee Martinez is a native to Moscow and an at-home health care provider. “My whole family is excited to participate in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. After living in…

Happy Valentine's Day from Palouse Habitat for Humanity.

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of February 14, 2022

February 14, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 2.14.2022 and Happy Valentine’s Day! Construction/Home Repair Update: There are three work days scheduled this week; things can change rapidly so watch for updates during the week. Wed 16 Feb: Meet at the south warehouse at 0900; we will install a wooden modular ramp in Malden. Lunch on our own. If…

The Beans n Jeans Website is now live.

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of February 7, 2022

February 7, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update 2.7.2022 with link to the Beans ‘n’ Jeans website that just went live! The Beans ‘n’ Jeans website is now live. Many of you received your Save the Date cards this last week. Visit the website to preview auction items, sponsor the event, buy a ticket, or donate an item! Click here:…

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022
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Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all; We have at least 1 work day this week, and perhaps more. We are limited in what we can do at the Hansen house until the required inspections have been completed; however there is some work we can do. So this schedule is partial. Watch for a midweek update…

The 2022 Beans n Jeans Online Silent Auction is April 8-16, 2022 at palousehabitat.org

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of January 24, 2022

January 25, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for the week of 1/24/2022 – Beans ‘n’ Jeans is 3 months away! We’re already starting to see donations for the auction roll in. Be prepared for our first live event in 2 years on Saturday, April 16th, and another online silent auction that lasts from April 8th to 16th. Construction/Home Repair…

Thank you for your donations of $50,805 this giving season.

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022
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  Palouse Habitat Update for 1.17.2022 – a big thank you to everyone who donated to help us finish the Hansen home! Between Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse, Avenues for Hope, and direct donations, we raised over $50,805! This beats the $50,100 goal we set at the beginning of the season. Of course, you…

Portrait of Roger Willemsen

In Memory of Roger Willemsen

January 11, 2022
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We lost a dear member of the Habitat family last month. Roger Willemsen passed away unexpectedly on December 28th, 2021. He was one of the founding members of the Codger Crew, and has helped build a dozen Habitat homes. Roger was a skilled craftsman and a good friend. He will be missed. His obituary can…

Kyas Artwork

Palouse Habitat Update for Week of January 10, 2022

January 10, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update for 1.10.2022 with a recent picture from Kyas Hansen, who drew some lovely artwork for us about his future Habitat home in Uniontown: Construction and Home Repair Update: Good morning; There is one scheduled work day this week. Thursday 13 Jan: We plan to install a ramp in Deary. We’ll meet at…

The Leaseburgs stand out front of their new home with a Christmas Tree

Leaseburg Home Dedicated!

January 5, 2022
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On Saturday, December 18, Palouse Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of the Leaseburg family home in Uniontown, our first Dedication Ceremony since 2019. It was a joy to hand the house keys over to Kelcey and Breanne Leaseburg, who completed over 300 hours helping build their home alongside Habitat volunteers, and welcome them home…

The Leaseburg Family enjoys the homemade quilts gifted to the family at their home dedication event.

PHFH weekly update, 1/3/2022

January 4, 2022
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  Palouse Habitat Update for 1.3.2022 with picture of Alora Leaseburg being presented Palouse Patchers’ gift of quilts at the Leaseburg home dedication: Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all; There is one scheduled work day this week: Saturday 8 Jan at the Hansen house. More details will be provided by Wednesday, so watch for the…

The Habitat Office and the Surplus Sale will be closed December 19, 2021 - January 1, 2022 for the holidays.

2021 Holiday Closures

December 14, 2021
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The Habitat office and Surplus Sale will be closed the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, December 19th – January 1st. The office will reopen Monday, January 3rd. The Surplus Sale will reopen Wednesday, January 5th at 10:00 AM.