Volunteer Spotlight – Rich LaBelle

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How and when did you first get involved with HopeBUILDERS?  El Slover from Saint Michael’s Church was retiring from the HopeBUILDERS board, and he asked if I would be interested in joining the group. I had just retired, and he made it sound worthwhile and even fun What are some of your responsibilities within the organization?  I served on the …

Volunteer Spotlight – Steven VanLiew

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How and when did you first get involved with HopeBUILDERS?  I learned about the organization through our church, Holy Cross Lutheran.  I volunteered a couple of times two or three years ago, but it’s really only been the last year or so after our daughter went off to college that I’ve been able to volunteer more often. What are some …

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 …