August Word of the Month—Courage

August Word of the Month—Courage “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin Every day we make decisions, big and small, that move our lives forward in a positive or negative direction. The courage to make the initial call to Habitat is one choice all our partner families have in common. Read more »

Women Build Week Ends with Empowering House Dedication

Throughout the first week of May several women built alongside our homeowners LaShonda, Myra and Mary. Instant bonds were formed between the homeowners and volunteers as the homeowners told the story of their home ownership journey. One of our volunteers shared, “Thank you Habitat for Humanity staff, the wonderful ladies from UAW Local 249 and our Read more »

Spring Fever

Spring Fever – Have Faith It’s March!  In the next couple of weeks we get to watch Spring begin to unfold.  In the dregs of winter it’s often hard to have faith that the grass will ever be green again but eventually the weather begins to turn and we can believe that another spring day Read more »

Volunteer Highlight – John Hiatt

In 1985 John discovered Habitat for Humanity Kansas City when he volunteered with the Harmony in a World of Difference group, 25 churches that would finance and build a house every year. This first encounter, not only changed John’s life, but touched the lives of hundreds of our partner families when he and a small Read more »

Love – Our February Word

See what love means to those who are a part of Habitat Kansas City family of supporters. February IS the month of “Love” so it was an easy pick when we started matching up each month to our 2015 spotlight words. While the stereotypical sweaty palms, euphoric, never want to be apart love gets a big thumbs Read more »

ReStore Shows Its Love Year Round!

What’s not to love about ReStore?  We keep thousands of pounds of construction materials out of the waste stream. We actually drive a truck to your house and pick up your old toilet or refrigerator. We offer low cost building material and supplies to the public making home improvement projects more affordable. We have store Read more »

Double Blessings

Double Blessings Picture the scene at this holiday time of year.  It’s cold outside, bright lights are on in the house, a crowd of friends and family are gathering, the doorbell keeps ringing as more people arrive, there’s a sense of excitement in the air.  It’s a very special day at a special time of Read more »