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Our Commitment to Our Neighbors

The heart of CHWC's mission is to work beside our neighbors to build stronger, better neighborhoods in Kansas City, Kansas where people of all skin colors, ages, and incomes are proud to live.
CHWC stands with our neighbors, particularly our Black and Brown neighbors, to change systems that perpetuate injustice and inequality.

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Building Homes

We build and renovate high quality homes to revitalize neighborhoods, increase investment in our community's vital infrastructure, and create lasting assets for families.

Empowering families

Empowering Families

We enable families to achieve, preserve, and sustain their dream of homeownership by offering free and low-cost housing counseling, financial education and purchase assistance.

Enriching Communities

Enriching Communities

We bring neighbors together by making places where people can grow and eat healthy food, play, and create and enjoy art.

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Home Ownership Success Stories

A child in a blue shirt with brown skin and dark hair stands in 6th Street. Behind her is a large crowd of families walking the streets and visiting artist and food booths.

A wealth of creativeness

October 17, 2023

Every month spring through fall, hundreds of people gather in downtown Kansas City, Kansas for a community street festival known as Third Friday Art Walk. The event has seen rapid growth since its launch in 2021, and it’s played an important role in activating businesses and neighbor engagement along 6th Street. The increased traffic brought…

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Rita and her family stand together in front of a photo of a beautiful home. They all have brown skin and dark brown hair. Rita's daughter and son stand next to her on either side with friendly expressions. She holds her younger daughter in her arms in front of her.

A forever home

September 8, 2023

Rita knows what it means to work towards a dream. She’s a survivor, a mom, and a healthcare worker who moved to the United States for a better life. She was determined when moving to a new place that she would create a better future for her family. Rita says everything she does is for…

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