The Whatcom Dream is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been providing financial empowerment courses and community education since 1999. All of our classes and programs are offered for free because of generous community support. Make lasting change in Whatcom County by becoming a donor today!
Mission: Through financial education, we empower individuals to
achieve a higher quality of life.
Vision: We envision a healthy community where every individual is
accepted, valued and connected.
We believe in the inherent worth of every individual
We value relationship as the key to change
We collaborate with other agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals
We strive to find the gifts, dreams and resources of each individual, emphasizing their strengths as they transition to greater financial stability.
To encourage and inspire strength-based principles and strategies to board, staff, volunteers and program participants.
To Teach Skills Through:
Financial empowerment courses
Credit repair instruction and debt management coaching
Utilizing current, updated financial education materials
To connect people to community resources improving life stability and wellness.
To raise awareness of the causes and realities of Whatcom County poverty through:
Facilitate community wide events such as the Poverty Simulation
Providing “hand-up” incentives to our participants and community partner organizations
Kevin D. Young
Volunteer Program Facilitator