Lamar Hunt Jr. continues to support the Community Housing of Wyandotte County organization through the Loretto Foundation. CHWC finished another house in Wyandotte County this week.
Kansas City, KS -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/12/2015 -- The Community Housing of Wyandotte County continues to receive support from the Loretto Foundation and Lamar Hunt Jr. Recently the Loretto Foundation was a sponsor of the 2015 annual Center Circle Event. The annual CHWC fundraising event recognized Susan Carroll, Tom Bickimer, and James J. Owens for their contributions to the revitalization of Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods.
Lok and Kali Pokwal were helped by the CHWC with the building of their brand new Kansas City home. The home was completed October 9 with the help of KC Home Buyers. CHWC is now working on completing a garden hoop house within Kansas City to grow free produce for the community. This summer CHWC gave away 1,000 pounds of fresh produce grown in their garden and the organization is looking forward to giving away more before Thanksgiving.
Weekly public meetings called "Firehouse Fridays" are held to provide access to casual conversation about the CHWC at A Cup on the Hill coffeehouse in Kansas City, KS. The CHWC is open from Monday through Friday to help answer the public's questions about renting or buying a home and provide help in rebuilding neighborhoods in the area of Kansas City, Kansas. For More information on the Community Housing of Wyandotte County visit 2 South 14th st. Kansas City, KS 66102. OR visit http://www.chwckck.org .
About The Community Housing of Wyandotte County
Community Housing of Wyandotte County's mission is to revitalize, stabilize and reinvest in Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods through new and improved housing, homebuyer education and counseling, as well as community building & organizing initiatives; all of which improve the quality of life for the residents of Kansas City, KS. Kansas City Kansas/Wyandotte County is a diverse and vibrant community welcoming families with housing, employment, educational and economic opportunities making our neighborhoods a community where people are proud to live.
About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).