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Lisa Guess

From Supporter to Case Manager

I truly believe that God knew long ago that this is where I should…

Meeple-A-Thon

What is a Meeple-A-Thon? Meeple-A-Thon KC is a once-a-year,…

More Than Just a Home

As a “newcomer” to the Hillcrest Platte County staff, I never…
One of the thrift stores that Hillcrest offers the public

No ordinary thrift stores

Hang out long enough at any of our HPC-Thrift shops, and you…
Socially distant Gala attandees

Gala 2020: Online and on Point!

As the world has grappled with COVID-19 and shelter in place…
Flowers to brighten a persons day.

The Blessings of Apartment Sponsorship

Jane's Story Jane* grew up in a single-parent home. Her…
HIllcrest program resident thankful for all the hands that helped her.

I am Thankful and Grateful

The following letter was written around Thanksgiving by a former…
Kansas City skyline

From the Outside Looking in

Stop for a moment and picture the face of homelessness. Is the picture in your mind someone who works two jobs? Do you see a loving wife and the mother of three children? Does your picture show a twenty-two-year-old working towards a goal to graduate from college?
Hillcrest Clearance Outlet Building Front
Affordable Housing

Obstacles to a Fully Self-Supporting Lifestyle

For most of us, we live a lifestyle that is fully self-supporting…
Budget Counselor

Budget Counselor – Choosing to Make Connections

When my husband and I volunteered as budget counselors at Hillcrest…
Giving Back

Ways I give back to Hillcrest

Leadership, Fundraising, Support, Referral Source – Ways I…