Habitat Blog

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is Saturday, November 15th.  We are excited to partner with the City of Kansas City for a special recycling event now rescheduled for November 22nd due to weather concerns. “The average Kansas City resident generates about five pounds of trash per day, but only recycles a pound and a half of waste Read more »

I Get Things Done – An AmeriCorps Volunteer

I Get Things Done – An AmeriCorps Volunteer I’ve been here a whopping three weeks….aka, I’m a newbie. I spent my summer working with Bike and Build, a non-profit that raises awareness for affordable housing by allowing young adults (18-25) to bike across the country. So as I traversed 18 states, my group partnered with Read more »

World Habitat Day- October 6, 2014

World Habitat Day- October 6, 2014 There are those moments in history which forever claim a stake in the minds of the collective people; for example, in most recent history and perhaps the most impactful for me, 9/11. If I even glance at a clock and it reads 9:11 my mind goes to the fateful Read more »

Finding Courage to Take the First Step – LaShonda Jacoway

Finding Courage to take the first step … LaShonda picked up the phone and it changed her life. We are excited to introduce LaShonda Jacoway and her two sons (ages six and one year) as a new Habitat KC family working toward homeownership. LaShonda learned about the program through another family who recently became Habitat Read more »