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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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

PHFH weekly update, 12/14/2021

December 14, 2021
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So far, Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse has raised over $25,000 for nonprofits on the Palouse! Online giving for the event will close on Saturday the 18th. Give at agmpalouse.org/shop. We’ve raised over $5000 from Avenues for Hope! Donating to us at avenuesforhope.org makes us eligible for prizes – stay tuned on our social…

PHFH weekly update, 12/6/2021

December 6, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 12.6.2021 with recent picture of volunteers prepping the front porch of the Hansen home in Uniontown: Be sure to stop by our table at the Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse 2021 event this coming Saturday at the Latah County Fair and Events Center from 10 AM to 2 PM. Construction/Home…

PHFH weekly update, 11/29/2021

November 29, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 11.29.2021 with picture from November 20th of laying pavers for the Hansen home front porch: Construction/Home Repair: Good evening all; There are three scheduled work days this week. Wed 1 Dec: We’ll leave from the south warehouse at 0900 and go to Endicott where we will retrieve a wooden ramp we…

PHFH weekly update, 11/15/2021

November 15, 2021
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  Palouse Habitat update for Monday, November 15, 2021 plus a photo of our new Surplus Sale Assistant Manager, Mike Jaquish – have you stopped by to meet Mike yet?! (Click his name to see our updated Staff webpage.) Construction/Home Repair Update: Good afternoon all; There are three work days scheduled this week. Wed 17…

Veterans Day Sale 2021: Nov. 10-13

November 9, 2021
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Help us celebrate our local vets during our Veterans Day Sale! Join us Wednesday November 10 – Saturday November 13 from 10am – 5pm as we honor vets with a 50% off sale. Everything in the store (except yellow tag items) is 50% off, including furniture, appliances, lumber, plumbing, electrical, tools, and more! All proceeds…

PHFH weekly update, 11/8/2021

November 8, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 11.8.2021 with a Saturday roof top view of the Hansen home build in Uniontown! Construction/Home Repair: Good morning all; There are 3 scheduled work days this week. Wed 10 Nov. Meet at the south warehouse at 0900 to load the truck. We will install an aluminum wheel chair ramp system in…

PHFH weekly update, 11/2/2021

November 2, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for November 2, 2021 with picture of WSU Center for Civic Engagement volunteers at the Hansen home build site last Saturday: Construction/Home Repair (UPDATED: New lunch plans for Wed/Sat): Good afternoon;    There are three scheduled work days this week. Wed 3 Nov Meet at the south warehouse at 0900. We will pick up…

PHFH weekly update, 10/25/21

October 25, 2021
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Palouse Habitat for Humanity Update for October 25, 2021 with picture from last Saturday of Pullman High School Key Club volunteers (with Pullman Kiwanis) ready to install soffit on the Hansen Home. Construction/Home Repair: Good morning all; There are several days available for work this week! Tues 26 Oct: 1 – 3 PM at the…

PHFH Receives Employer of the Year Award from Opportunities Unlimited

October 19, 2021
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We’re excited to share that the Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale received the Employer of the Year award from Opportunities Unlimited! Opportunities Unlimited provides evaluation, training, employment, education, placement and support services to individuals with emotional, physical, and developmental disabilities, including people with severe disabilities and people who are disadvantaged. From our About page you can learn…

PHFH weekly update, 10/18/2021

October 18, 2021
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Palouse Habitat update for 10.18.2021 with recent picture of Habitat volunteers installing insulation on the Hansen home in Uniontown Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all; There are 3 scheduled work days this week, but a little different than usual. Wed and Sat will be work days at Uniontown, and Thurs will be a “Ramps and…

PHFH weekly update, 10/11/2021

October 11, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 10.11.2021 with Saturday picture of the Codger Crew installing roof wrap on the Hansen home and “greenies” required by the StrongTie roof grant. A shout out to the Latah County Community Foundation for funding the safety railing to keep our volunteers safe on the build site! Build Site/Home Repair Update: Good…

PHFH weekly update, 10/4/2021

October 4, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 10.4.2021 – Today is World Habitat Day! Learn more at Habitat International’s website. Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all: This week we are implementing our Fall/Winter work schedule – work days will begin at 0900 unless otherwise stated. There are 3 work days this week (and a little bonus). Tues 5…

PHFH weekly update, 9/27/2021

September 27, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 9.27.2021 with a picture from Saturday of WSU Delta Tau Delta volunteering at the Surplus Sale helping to prep the building for painting as part of our Building for the Future project! The deadline for homeowner applications is October 4th. Please spread the word and share our social media posts! Construction/Home Repair…

PHFH weekly update, 9/20/2021

September 20, 2021
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Palouse Habitat Update for 9.20.2021 with September 16th picture of raising the gable end truss over the porch of the Hansen Habitat Home in Uniontown. Build Site/Home Repair Update: Good evening all; There are three work days scheduled this week. Wed 22 Sept Meet at the south warehouse at 0800. We will build wood ramp…

Daily Evergreen Article about our WSU Partnership

September 14, 2021
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Check out the full article at https://dailyevergreen.com/113087/news/habitat-for-humanity-wsu-partnernship-aims-to-build-energy-efficient-housing/