The Ross Family

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This Saturday HopeBUILDERS is partnering with The Whole Person to complete a bathroom modification for a very well deserving family. The Ross family have 16 dependents; either adopted, foster or biological children. They have adopted Tyler, who has severe Cerebral Palsy and requires 24 hour care. Their home does not have a handicap accessible bathroom, so they currently use a …

March Projects

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March was a busy month for us at HopeBUILDERS! We served 13 clients, through either ramp construction or completing critical home repairs. Here’s who we helped this month: Carla S. from KCMO: Carla needed a ramp for her four-year-old grandson with Cerebral Palsy from her front porch to the sidewalk. The project was funded by Variety KC and completed with …

Volunteer Spotlight- Rick R.

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Meet Rick, this month’s featured volunteer! Rick has been involved with HopeBUILDERS for many years and we are thankful for his hard work. Read below to find out more about Rick and his experience with us. How and when did you get involved with HopeBUILDERS? I started with HopeBUILDER’s five years ago.  I had just retired and was doing a …

Volunteer Spotlight – Dawn K.

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Meet Dawn, this month’s featured volunteer. Dawn has been involved with HopeBUILDERS for several years and we are thankful for her dedication to our organization and our mission.  Continue reading to learn a little bit more about Dawn. How long have you volunteered with HopeBUILDERS? I have served on the Board of Trustees for 8 years. What are some of …

Our Programs: We Do More Than Just Ramps

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Although most people know us for the accessibility ramps we build for those in need, HopeBUILDERS does much more. We also help our clients in the Kansas City Metro with accessibility modifications, critical home repairs and bathroom upgrades. Accessibility Modifications: Accessibility modifications can include: door widening, handrail placement, flooring repairs, etc. These are impactful renovations that can increase an individual’s …

Watch: HopeBUILDERS Completes Third Mega Ramp

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Last December, HopeBUILDERS partnered with The Whole Person to complete our third “Mega Ramp.“ In case you missed it, watch the video that highlights the client, volunteers and all the hard work that went into completing this 160-foot long ramp that took four days to complete. With this new ramp, the client’s wife will finally be able to come home after a long …

Alternative Ways to Support HopeBUILDERS

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As the only non-profit that works year-round to provide accessibility modifications and home repairs to the entire Kansas City Metro area, our client list is constantly growing. We have accomplished a lot this past year, but there are more people who need our help. There are many ways you can support HopeBUILDERS other than regularly volunteering on workdays. Check out …

Volunteer Spotlight – Ron B.

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This month’s featured volunteer is… Ron Bibbs! Ron serves on the HopeBUILDERS board and also works for The Whole Person, a local non-profit we often collaborate with. We are thankful for his contributions both to our organization and the Kansas City community. Continue reading to learn more about Ron. How did you first get involved with HopeBUILDERS and how long …

Volunteer Spotlight – Dianne R.

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Meet Dianne, the next volunteer to be featured in our monthly Volunteer Spotlight. As our client intake coordinator, she plays a vital role in our organization and is in many ways the voice of HopeBUILDERS. Read on to learn more about Dianne and her responsibilities! How did you first get involved with HopeBUILDERS and how long have you been volunteering? …