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CBRE and Rebuilding Together Return to Renovate Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, IL

Hundreds of Volunteers Return to Repair Homeless Shelter
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LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc., through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to continue repairs at the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, Illinois, during its annual CBRE Women’s Networking Forum. This will be the group’s second large-scale volunteer project in as many years at this facility.

LG Joins Forces with ‘Rebuilding Together’ and Sears for New Orleans Energy Efficient Upgrades

Leading Home Appliance Brand Commemorates ENERGY STAR Day By Providing Kitchen, Laundry Appliances for Needy Families
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NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA is commemorating ENERGY STAR® Day by providing energy efficient appliances to needy families in New Orleans as part of a special volunteerism project spearheaded by Sears Holdings and Rebuilding Together, the 40-year-old national non-profit providing safe and healthy housing.

Rebuilding Together to Provide Critical Home Repairs to Women-Owned Homes During She Builds Event

Event to include women-led home repairs educational workshops for community residents
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Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

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Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

Ditech and Rebuilding Together Host Home Repair Events Across the United States

Event Series Brings Necessary Renovations to Communities in New Hampshire, Minnesota and Texas
Press Release

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ditech Financial LLC (“Ditech”) announced that it is hosting a series of events with the housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to provide critical home repairs to low-income residents throughout the United States.

She Builds: Giving Women the Confidence and Skills to Maintain a Safe and Healthy Home

By Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together
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She Builds is a nationwide event series, created by Rebuilding Together, featuring community revitalization projects that create real change for women - providing critical home repairs and community restoration to women in need, while giving women the confidence and skills to maintain a safe and healthy home. She Builds is held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together affiliates in local cities; as well as corporate and community partners. 

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She Builds is a nationwide event series, created by Rebuilding Together, featuring community revitalization projects that create real change for women - providing critical home repairs and community restoration to women in need, while giving women the confidence and skills to maintain a safe and healthy home. She Builds is held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together affiliates in local cities; as well as corporate and community partners. 

Rebuilding Together to Renovate Women’s Prison Association Residence

Volunteers at second ever She Builds event will repair a shelter serving criminal justice-involved women and their children
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs and revitalizes communities, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together New York City on October 1, 2016, to renovate the Sarah Powell Huntington House, a homeless shelter for formerly incarcerated women and their children managed by the Women's Prison Association.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs and revitalizes communities, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together New York City on October 1, 2016, to renovate the Sarah Powell Huntington House, a homeless shelter for formerly incarcerated women and their children managed by the Women's Prison Association.

CBRE Group, Inc. Kicks Off Seventh-Annual BuildMonth

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Los Angeles, September 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. began its seventh-annual “BuildMonth” on September 1, 2016. BuildMonth, part of the company’s Shelter Program, provides CBRE employees with the opportunity to volunteer for projects in their communities that improve housing options in low-income neighborhoods. The initiative is part of CBRE Cares, the company’s corporate philanthropy program and is the Shelter Program’s signature event each year.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Host Annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood Event in Cleveland, Ohio

Hundreds of volunteers to support community revitalization effort in neighborhood dubbed the "epicenter" of the housing crisis
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio, to lead its sixth annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Cleveland, Ohio.

Proceeds From Sale of HGTV's ‘Brother vs. Brother’ Renovated Homes Benefit Rebuilding Together

Jonathan and Drew Scott give $106,750 to their Las Vegas community through local Boys & Girls Club renovation with Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada
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WASHINGTON, September 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This September, Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada – an affiliate of Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing and community revitalization – will provide critical repairs, to the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada Downtown Clubhouse, located at 2801 E. Stewart Ave. Volunteers from HGTV and Cox Communications, will participate in the effort, culminating with an unveiling event with HGTV’s JD Scott on September 15, made possible by a $106,750 donation from HGTV’s fourth season of Brother vs.

Providing Safe and Healthy Housing to Veterans

by Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together
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In 2010, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) unveiled a strategic plan to move the needle on housing the nation’s homeless veterans. They set an ambitious goal – as a part of the Open Doors strategy – to have zero homeless veterans by the end of 2015. This concentrated effort has yielded some incredible results. As of January 2015, veteran homelessness had declined 36 percent since 2010, and unsheltered homelessness had fallen by 47 percent.

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