Posts (Page 6)

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Volunteer Halee S.

Halee is the ultimate Healing House volunteer.  She works quietly behind the scenes every week publishing the monthly newsletter, updating the website, entering client data, and faithfully performing other office chores.  Halee has also written several grant applications for funding.  Her broad range of skills makes her a valuable asset for the ministry. Halee was born in a small Nebraska town.  She met her husband Andrew at college in Iowa.  The first few years of married life involved living abroad…

Former Resident Liz P.

Liz is living proof that addiction knows no boundaries.  Addiction does not care about age, gender, race, culture, religion, geography or social status.  Liz is also living proof that addiction is a lifelong battle that can only be defeated one day at a time. Liz was adopted at 2 months and raised with 2 adopted sisters by a single mom.  Her grandfather was an Episcopal priest.  She attended both private and public schools during childhood in suburbia.  Life was relatively “normal” until she took her…

Meet Bob D.

Everybody knows Bob.  He is a veritable icon at Healing House and an incredible inspiration to residents and volunteers alike.  Bob is currently the House Manager of Agape III among his many other responsibilities.  A beautiful rescue dog named “Baby Girl” is his constant companion.  Bob has become a great man of faith and will celebrate 6 years of sobriety in January 2018.   But life has not been easy for Bob.  Born and raised in Kansas City, KS his father died when Bob was…

Open House and Ribbon Cutting

The annual Healing House Open House is scheduled for Saturday, November 18 from 1:00-6:00 PM. Tours begin at the current meeting hall at 4602 St. John Avenue. This is an excellent opportunity to see the Healing House homes up close and personal and meet some of the residents who will be acting as tour guides. We will launch our Open House with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony to introduce the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC) and kick-off the construction work. This…

HH Closes on Site for New Addiction Recovery Center

On Thursday, September 28, Healing House become official owners of the future home of the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC)! Renovation work is scheduled to begin this Fall. Generous donations from Healing House supporters and grant-makers will allow for the expansion of our facilities and addiction recovery services. An old bowling alley will be converted into the Healing House ARC. Here’s the plan:   A 5,000 sq. ft. Fellowship and Dining Hall will accommodate up to 350 people for meals and recovery programs.…

Record-Breaking Silent Auction

More than $100,000 was raised from Healing House’s 6th Annual Auction Fundraiser and we couldn’t be more grateful! There are so many people to thank! Thank you to all of our corporate sponsors for your partnership and generosity! Thank you to the many businesses and individuals for contributing items for the event! Thank you to the volunteers and staff who worked hard in the month’s leading up to the auction! Thank you to Hartstack Auction Group for your enthusiastic and entertaining way…

86 Baptized at Pink House Pool

On Saturday, July 15th individuals from Healing House and the Church of the Resurrection gathered at the Pink House pool for baptism. Pastor Scott Chrostek, Pastor Adam Hamilton, and Darryl Burton from Church of the Resurrection all participated in the service along with Bobbi Jo. Great music, fellowship, and a meal were enjoyed by everyone. Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated those who made such a milestone decision in their faith journey!

McNeely House

In May of 2017, Healing House grieved the loss of a very dear friend of the ministry, Greg McNeely. For the past several years, Greg was very devoted to our community and encouraged many on their recovery and faith journey. Healing House residents would look forward to seeing him at weekly meetings, Bible studies and events. Through his battle with cancer, it seemed Greg always had a smile on his face and a hug to offer. Greg’s legacy will live…

$142k Donation for Capital Campaign

Healing House would like to thank the Kansas City Young Matrons for their generous donation of $142,100! Funds raised from this years’ Magic Ball Gala were dedicated to the Healing House Capital Campaign. Thank you!
Madeline's Swaddle House

Madeline’s Swaddle House

We welcomed our first mother into Madeline’s Swaddle House on February 20, 2017. Madeline’s Swaddle House, located a half-block east of the meeting hall, was named in honor and recognition of a couple whose financial generosity was extremely instrumental in making this housing project possible. Madeline’s House will provide safe, supporting housing for expecting mothers and women with infants. Thank you to the many volunteers who helped renovate this once dilapidated house to make it a home for our expecting…
Healing House Capital Campaign blueprint

Expanding a Dream!

Over the past few years, Healing House has experienced considerable growth. We are grateful for the opportunity to touch more lives desperate for hope and healing. We are thrilled to announce a 2 Phase plan that will enable Healing House to better serve our growing clientele. Phase 1 – Estimate Cost: $2.4 million, Estimated Completion: Fall 2017 Transform vacant neighborhood building into the Healing House Addiction Recovery Center. 5,000 square foot multi-purpose center will accommodate nightly dining for Healing House…

Beautifully Broken – Healing House Founder Bobbi Jo Reed’s Autobiography

More than twenty years in addiction left Bobbi Jo Reed a broken woman. But when she encountered Christ, her shattered life was redeemed. Today she serves as Founder and Director of Healing House, Inc. Beautifully Broken is her story of God’s restorative work. Order your copy of Beautifully Broken! Paperback $9.68