Habitat Blog

Vickie is in Her New Home

Vickie's New Home

Sunday, January 29 Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City celebrated one of our favorite events – a home blessing. This one carried special meaning.

Ben Carson nominated to be HUD Secretary

Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson nominated to be HUD Secretary In January, the rumors were confirmed when President-Elect Trump nominated Dr. Ben Carson to be the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Despite a wide range of reaction expressed by the affordable housing community, policymakers, and the media, Habitat’s response was that… Read more »

Green Kitchen Remodel Trends and What You Can Donate In the Process

Green Kitchen Remodel Trends and What You Can Donate In the Process Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel Whether you’re looking to update your forever home or make your flip more appealing for prospective buyers, kitchen remodels are worth the investment. This isn’t always the case for the planet, though! Most renovations introduce a plethora of chemicals into the… Read more »

AmeriCorps – A Special Kind of Volunteer

It takes a special person to volunteer; it takes an incredible person to give up a year or more of their life to serve others.  Habitat Kansas City has been fortunate to have two AmeriCorps members on our Habitat team for 2015/16 doing just that.  AmeriCorps is a National Service program with members working full-time… Read more »