Building a Better Kansas City

Catching Habititis during Rock the Block

Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City President/CEO Pat Turner addressed eager early risers Wednesday Sept. 20th and Saturday Sept. 30th. To inspire nearly 500 volunteers at these two events, Turner quoted a favorite saying of Habitat for Humanity Founder Millard Fuller. Fuller frequently claimed that volunteers, homeowners, and sponsors working side-by-side in their city inevitably Read more »

Two Habitat Affiliates Merge

Two Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Merge to Increase Program Impact in Six KC Counties We are very pleased to announce that Habitat for Humanity Kansas City and Heartland Habitat for Humanity formally merged on July 1, 2016 following approval of their respective boards of directors on June 22 and June 23 2016. The new affiliate Read more »

Revitalization Initiative Awarded

Habitat Kansas City Receives the Excellence in Community Catalyst Award On Monday, March 14th, Habitat Kansas City was honored at the Historic Kansas City Annual Preservation Awards held at Boulevard Brewery Company. The award categories covered a wide range of preservation issues so efforts from multiple professions and disciplines could be celebrated. Habitat KC was delighted Read more »

KC-NARI Commits to Remodeling Shawana’s Future Home

Kansas City NARI Chapter Commits to Remodeling Shawana’s Future Home Looking for the best remodeling companies including: contractors, plumbers, landscaping, windows, siding, and more? Look no further than the experts at NARI. The local Kansas City chapter has more than 300 highly skilled members that can help you with any home improvement project or Pinterest Read more »

What home means to me…

We asked our staff and board members to tell us what home means to them, see what they shared. What home means to me… Safety, comfort, love and mom. – Maria, intern Home is the place that I always want to be. It is full of love, respect, good environment, drama, action and crazy people. Read more »

Burns & McDonnell Commit $100,000 and 3,000 Volunteer Hours

Burns & McDonnell Commits to $100,000 Sponsorship and 3,000 Hours of Volunteer Service. On Highland sits a home that has been a part of Kansas City for more than 100 years. It stands three stories tall with an abundance of charming character…much like its future homeowner, Michael. When Michael Lewis is in the room, you know Read more »

Our word for January is INSPIRE…what inspires you?

January 2015 is off and running and it is going to be a good year – how do we know? Because there is inspiration everywhere, places that go unnoticed then hit you in the face when you’re not looking. For instance, Big Blue, a rehab home used in our 2015 Kick-off video and the site for “Inspire” pictured Read more »