No Tricks, Just Treats at Wise Buys Community Thrift Store

This Halloween, bring the children and stop into Wise Buys for a treat to contribute to our United Way Campaign Fun Drive! The Downtown Bellingham Trick-or-Treat will take place on Friday, October 31st 2014 from 3-5 PM.

How to Volunteer

Volunteer this Summer at Lydia Place! Office & Admin We have continuous projects with varying needs of time and attention, so whatever time you are able to commit, we have a task for you! Activities include: Room re-organizing, filing, shed organization, mailings, data entry, creating folders, stuffing envelopes, and reorganizing event materials. Additional activities can […]

Windermere Community Service Day

  The Whatcom Windermere Real Estate and Property Management team chose Lydia Place as their community project site for 2014. We were overjoyed at being selected and as over eighty amazing Whatcom County professionals traded their business attire for gardening clothes and computers for weed wackers – their enthusiasm and joy in the project was contagious! Additional […]

Lydia Place and Charter College Host 2nd Annual Handbags for Housing

Whatcom Talk – May 13, 2014: Handbags For Housing was born as a creative and fashionable way to raise awareness about programs and services offered through Lydia Place – a non-profit agency working to end homelessness in Whatcom County since 1989. Lydia Place supports families in establishing sustained independence.  

Nonprofit of the Year: Lydia Place

Bellingham Business Journal – May 5, 2014: Homelessness often has roots in a number of societal ills, including substance abuse and domestic violence. But according to Emily O’Connor, the executive director of Lydia Place, securing safe housing for all is the first step toward permanent solutions.

Handbags For Housing Tickets On Sale Now!

  Bring your friends, family and colleagues to the 2nd Annual Handbags For Housing – a fun-filled evening of fashion and fun benefitting homeless families presented by Lydia Place and Charter College. Event highlights include the re-fashion handbag and accessory bazaar, the Labels Women’s Consignment fashion show featuring over ten local boutiques, winery tastings from […]

National Volunteer Week – Orchard & Garden Clean-up

  For National Volunteer Week, Lydia Place has joined forces with the Whatcom Volunteer Center to create a community interactive project benefiting the residents of the Transitional House Program. Lydia Place is in need of up to 10 volunteers April 12th 9AM-12PM to clear the property’s fruit orchard and garden beds that has become overgrown. […]

Support Lydia Place this Holiday Season

  Wondering how can you help this holiday season? There are several ways to help Lydia Place and support our essential programs and services. Here are some great ideas: Return your donation envelope included in your appeal letter Shop for a cause on December 12th @ texture clothing Attend or donate to our 25th Anniversary […]

NEW Lydia Place T-Shirts are in!

  Lydia Place T-Shirts are now available for purchase! Please call (360) 671-7663 or contact us for more information.

Bella Skincare Promotion

We are tickled pink that our friends at Bella Skincare are offering $10 OFF any waxing service with a donation to Lydia Place. You may choose an item off our list or make a monetary contribution. Get pampered and feel great inside and out! Bella Skincare: 4260 Cordata Parkway, Suite 102, Bellingham, WA 98226 – […]

Human Race

  June 1, 2013 Lydia Place will take part in the Human Race, a nationwide community backed event organized by The Whatcom Volunteer Center to raise money for local charities and nonprofits. Whether you join us for the race inside the beautiful harbor loop of Bellingham Bay or donate to our team, your generous contribution […]

Live Auction Preview!

12th Annual Spring Gala & Auction – May 17th Here is a taste of some of the amazing live auction items…. Photography Package by Turner Photographics A unique and personal portrait of you, your family, and even your pets, taken on location at one of your favorite spots in Whatcom County or in the studio, by […]