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This is how we build hope – a volunteer story

People who volunteer with Habitat tend to enjoy a fellowship that is not easy to find, Kacy Henderson is part of that fellowship. Kacy Henderson is an important part of our fellowship.  Kacy  is a local resident that rides his bicycle up to Habitat every morning to greet volunteers.  Everyday Kacy makes each volunteer a Read more »

Christmas Donation from the Johnson Family

The first week of December Habitat for Humanity Kansas City was blessed with an early Christmas donation from the Johnson family. Gregory Johnson stopped by our Johnson County ReStore on Santa Fe to donate his 2013 Toyota Corolla. He and his wife had purchased a new Jeep and in the true spirit of giving donated Read more »

Habitat for Humanity assembles 2,000 shelter repair kits

Habitat for Humanity International will send 2,000 shelter repair kits to Puerto Rico to help families repair their damaged homes following Hurricane Maria. The kits—which are being assembled by Habitat volunteers in metro Atlanta this week—are the first phase of the Habitat Hammers Back recovery initiative in Puerto Rico. The shelter repair kits contain the tools and Read more »

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 »

Passing of James B. Nutter, Sr.

Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City is deeply saddened by the recent passing of James B. Nutter, Sr. Mr. Nutter was a Kansas City institution whose legacy is not simply one of business success, but one of generosity towards many Kansas City organizations. Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City was a recipient of Mr. Nutter’s Read more »

KC NARI Partnered to Rehab a Historic Home in Kansas City

This year Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City and Kansas City National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) partnered to rehab a historic three story home in the Boston Heights and Mount Hope neighborhood. The home was acquired through the Kansas City Land Bank and had been sitting vacant for more than 15 years. 3023 Highland Read more »