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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 […]

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 […]

Must See Video: Family Helped by Lydia Place & Partners

Watch this short and moving video of a wonderful family who, Ashley Thomasson, the Lydia Place/WHSC case manager, helped find a permanent home. The video was made by the Whatcom Volunteer Center to highlight the House-2-Home program which helps formerly homeless families furnish their new homes with donated furniture from the community. This is a great example of […]