Category Archives: News & Blog

Habitat for Humanity Honored with 2020 ‘Golden Halo’

The Halo awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer engagement and employee engagement efforts. This year Habitat for Humanity is honored as a winner of this title! A Little Habitat History: There are two commonly held myths about Habitat for Humanity. First, that former President […]

Habitat Building Update

Tillamook County Habitat for Humanity is proud to announce that our 2019/20 Homebuild project is underway! This week we received our demo permit to take down the existing house where we will build two new construction homes in it’s place! Together with volunteers, contractors, and community members like you we will build two 3 bedroom […]

Tillamook Habitat and Community Partners Help Provide New Roof for Local Family

With tarps and pallets on the roof and buckets in the home to catch the leaking rainwater; the Roose family in Tillamook was in desperate need of a new roof. But with medical bills to pay, the nearly $17,000 project seemed like an impossibility for Yvonne Roose and her three boys.Luckily, with the help of […]

Tillamook Habitat nears project completion, sets sights on future

By Max Kirkendall For the Headlight-herald Strength, stability and self-reliance are the building blocks for the Tillamook Habitat for Humanity organization. The goal of providing the community with an affordable housing option is one the program has taken steps in achieving since its inception 15 years ago with their 27—soon to be 28—homes built over […]

Not one, but TWO families in Tillamook County today received news

Not one, but TWO families in Tillamook County today received news that will forever change their lives! Please welcome our newest Habitat Partner Families! We are so excited to be on this journey with you! Today I was reminded once again why we do what we do! It’s for the families that never thought homeownership […]

BREAKING NEWS

July 2nd, 2018 Tillamook City Council passed a new ordinance allowing System Development Charges (SDC Fees) to be waived for Habitat for Humanity projects within city limits! “With the housing crisis in Tillamook County we have seen a need for strategic partnerships with all those concerned with being a part of the solution,” says Habitat […]