June 15, 2023

KING 5 News: Homelessness hits a record high in Whatcom County

Homelessness has increased 27% over the past year, according to new data from the 2023 Whatcom County Point In Time Count.

Click here to read the KING 5 News story by Eric Wilkinson about the significantly increased needs in the community.

Watch the video at this link to hear the interview. Eric interviewed one of our local neighbors experiencing homelessness, John Benckert, and Lighthouse Mission’s Chief Program Officer, Brittany Hargrove.


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