Volunteer Spotlight- Paul G.

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Paul has been volunteering with HopeBUILDERS for several years. While April was his last month in the KC area, we are very appreciative of his hard work. How and when did you first get involved with HopeBUILDERS? In October of 2014, I volunteered for a Christmas in October project where I met this awesome guy named Greg Wayne.  We worked …

Helping a local veteran with Team Depot

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Last Wednesday we partnered with Team Depot to complete some home repairs for a local Vietnam veteran and his family. The homeowner, Alfred Jones, heard about all the work that The Home Depot does for veterans and he reached out to the Shawnee store. From there, Grant Greenlee, the Assistant Store Manager there, contacted HopeBUILDERS to apply for a grant …

How do we build a ramp?

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So how do we build a ramp in less than 12 hours? It’s no easy feat. Luckily, we have a great Project Manager who designs the ramps and helps coordinate the project on workdays, as well as incredible volunteers who make it a reality. Here’s a little bit more about our process: Planning the Ramp: We have many things to …

What does a typical workday look like?

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Are you wanting to volunteer with us, but just don’t know what to expect? Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect on our Saturday workdays! Remember you don’t have to have any previous construction skills to join us! 8:30am- Arrive at the site wearing closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. All tools are provided, but you …