Rebuilding Together Kansas City strives to improve the homes and lives of veterans, low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities. We have two programs that help us to accomplish this mission: Rebuilding Day and Safe at Home.
Rebuilding Day is our annual, one-day rebuilding blitz that utilizes hundreds of volunteers on the first Saturday of October. This is the day when we complete most of our home rehabilitation projects.
Safe at Home is our year-round home safety modification program. Our Project Manager trains and supervises Safe at Home Volunteers in completing safety modifications like: installing grab bars, handrails, taller toilets, bathroom assistive devices, accessible showers, modified steps, and wheelchair ramps.
If you want to receive our services, go to the Apply for Aid tab on this website. If you want to volunteer with one of our programs, then contact us at 816.781.8985 or Info@RebuildingTogetherKC.org.
2016 TOTAL OUTCOMES
Communities in the Northland where RTKC completed repairs and modifications in 2016:
- Avondale = 1 nonprofit facility with 18 residents
- Excelsior Springs = 5 homes with 12 residents
- Ferrelview = 1 home with 1 resident
- Gladstone = 23 homes with 38 residents
- Kansas City = 57 homes with 108 residents
- Kearney = 5 homes with 7 residents
- Liberty = 26 homes with 53 residents
- North Kansas City = 2 homes with 3 residents
- Parkville = 1 home with 2 residents
- Pleasant Valley = 2 homes with 4 residents
- Riverside = 1 home with 2 residents
- Smithville = 1 home with 1 resident
- Weston = 1 home with 1 resident
TOTALS = 126 homes with 232 residents served, plus 1 nonprofit facility with 18 residents
TYPES OF REPAIRS AND MODIFICATIONS COMPLETED:
Restore heating and cooling
Fix dangerous electrical problems
Repair faulty plumbing conditions
Install new water heaters
Build wheelchair ramps and low-rise steps
Repair rotten flooring
Install grab bars and handrails
Install bathroom assistive devices (toilet riser seats, hand-held showers, tub benches, etc.)
Create more stable and accessible entrances
Plus many more types of urgent repairs and safety modifications.
VALUE OF OUR SERVICES:
In 2016, 648 volunteers invested 8,572 hours and completed home repairs and modifications worth a market value of $259,956 for Northland residents.
OUTCOMES SINCE OUR INCEPTION IN 2001:
- Total Number of Volunteers: 5,341
- Total Number of Homes Repaired: 652
- Total Number of Children Served: 340
- Total Number of Elderly Served: 502
- Total Number of Disabled Served: 479
- Total Number of Volunteer Hours: 57,303
- Total Market Value of Repairs and Modifications Completed: $2,057,308
Thanks for your support!