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? …

Volunteer Spotlight – John J.

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  Say hello to John Jepson, the first volunteer to be featured in our monthly Volunteer Spotlight. John is involved with HopeBUILDERS in many capacities and we couldn’t do what we do without John’s hard work. Continue reading to learn more about our ramp extraordinaire! How long have you been involved with HopeBUILDERS? I had been donating to HopeBUILDERS for …

What is a Mega Ramp?

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On December 6th, HopeBUILDERS will take on an exciting four-day project, Mega Ramp III. So, what exactly is a Mega Ramp? Read on to find out… “Mega Ramp” is a term we created for ramps that are, you guessed it, really big. We give this term to ramps that are over 100 ft long. Our Mega Ramps are what set us …

HopeBUILDERS Takes Part in #GivingTuesday

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On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, charities, families, businesses, communities and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. On this day, we celebrate #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday has become a global movement of giving to kick off the holiday season. We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On …

Watch: HopeBUILDERS and Our Mission

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Since 2000, HopeBUILDERS has helped hundreds of clients in the Kansas City Metro with accessibility modifications and home repairs. Our hope is that with these projects, homeowners will be able to stay in their homes longer. Watch the video above to hear firsthand from the clients we have helped and learn more about our mission.

Meet Our New Communications Coordinator

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Say hello to Claudia, our new Outreach and Communications Coordinator! Claudia will help manage our social media, website and email communications. Claudia studied Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Arkansas, where she graduated from last May. She is very excited to work with HopeBUILDERS and appreciates the positive impact we have in the Kansas City community. In her …

Where Do We Get Our Funding?

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Many Kansas City residents may have heard of the work HopeBUILDERS does, but some may wonder where we get the funding to help clients needing assistance. Variety of Sources The fundraising HopeBUILDERS receives comes from a variety of sources. A large chunk of fundraising is from individual donations. Since the organization has been around for 17 years, a large database …

How Do Clients Find HopeBUILDERS?

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Many Kansas City residents may have heard of HopeBUILDERS, but some may wonder who we are, what we do, and how we find our clients. Who We Are HopeBUILDERS is a locally-formed, independent, non-profit group working to help disadvantaged people maintain or repair their homes. We generally consider “disadvantaged” to mean elderly or those with disabilities, but sometimes this may …