The summer heat may still be upon us, but Christmas really is just around the corner!
Through comprehensive education, high quality counseling, and personalized support, Kansas Home Ownership and Mortgage Education (KHOME) empowers first-time homebuyers to identify household affordability, prepare for the home purchase process, and successfully obtain and sustain homeownership. KHOME utilizes the online education curriculum through eHomeAmerica
In the past few years, Interfaith has received several inquiries about our Home Repair and Rehabilitation Program from other counties and communities, as they look for ways to address their deteriorating housing stock. Jeff Thomson, Interfaith’s Director of Community Revitalization, and Interfaith’s Leadership Team wanted to assist these communities, but funding for these services would be a challenge.
After almost a year of dreaming, saving, working and planning - the Seachrists are set to spend the new year in their new home.
We are eternally grateful for the important work of the Hutchinson Community Foundation and their continued partnership in addressing housing issues, building community and alleviating poverty in Reno County. Interfaith was honored to be one of 27 non-profits to receive a portion of more than $213,000 in grants at the 2018 Fund for Hutchinson awards Nov. 15 at the Cosmosphere.
Joe Bussen came to Interfaith with a passion for barbecue, a commitment to family and a dream of something bigger.
There are a lot of ways to join Interfaith and be a Community Builder. Here are twelve that you may not know of! From donating your change at the end of the month to making a planned legacy gift — it all adds up to sustainability for our mission in this community.
Candice isn't quite sure what happened the day she was found lying on the ground at work. She had a bad fall and was out for some time before anyone found her. It was in that moment in 2014, while working as a CMA, that everything changed.
Did you know that it is possible to get a tax benefit from charitable contributions even if you don't itemize deductions? In 2015, qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) were made a permanent pert of the tax law. This means that taxpayers 70 1/2 and older may donate all or part of their required minimum distribution to a qualified charity and not include it in their taxable income. The distribution needs to be made directly from the IRA to the charity.
When Mary came to us, she was having issues with accessibility in her home. Living on her own in her mid-eighties, she was no longer able to step in and out of the bathtub in her modest home in Southwest Bricktown. Luckily, living just down the street from her daughter, she was able to go there to shower when she needed. Each time she wanted to get cleaned up, Mary would pack up her toiletries and walk through the neighborhood to her daughter's house and use her shower.