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Rebuilding Together Receives $781,697 National AmeriCorps Grant

Funding will support 87 AmeriCorps members at 28 local Rebuilding Together affiliates across the nation
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WASHINGTON, July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together has received a $781,697 AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support 87 AmeriCorps members who will provide critical support to our mission of transforming the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing their communities. This grant will support AmeriCorps members in 28 cities and 19 states across the country.

Sears & Rebuilding Together: Heroes At Home - Denver VFW

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Sears has launched its ninth annual Heroes at Home campaign with Rebuilding Together to raise funds and assist military families facing hardship by making necessary repairs, improvements or modifications to their homes. The program, which has raised more than $18 million over the past eight years thanks to donations from Shop Your Way members, customers and associates, has funded more than 1,500 home rebuilds.

The Challenges of Aging-In-Place

by Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together
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In The New York Times piece "Aging in Place" columnist Jane E. Brody discusses the very real considerations that homeowners must take into account as they age. She brings up many valid points regarding the barriers to aging-in-place for older homeowners, and provides some great recourse and ideas for facing those challenges. However, as we continue the conversation around the housing crisis facing our aging population, it is vital that we also consider the aging-in-place needs of individuals with limited income.

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In The New York Times piece "Aging in Place" columnist Jane E. Brody discusses the very real considerations that homeowners must take into account as they age. She brings up many valid points regarding the barriers to aging-in-place for older homeowners, and provides some great recourse and ideas for facing those challenges. However, as we continue the conversation around the housing crisis facing our aging population, it is vital that we also consider the aging-in-place needs of individuals with limited income.

Honda Associates Assist Homeowners in Need

Two Ohio homeowners received much-needed assistance with home improvement projects, thanks to two groups of Honda volunteers, who teamed up this spring to help those in need.
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Two Ohio homeowners received much-needed assistance with home improvement projects, thanks to two groups of Honda volunteers, who teamed up this spring to help those in need.  

Twenty-two associates braved the cold and rainy weather to make repairs to a Dayton, Ohio home on April 30. HondaGO Volunteers completed landscaping, painting, cleaning, carpentry, plumbing and electrical projects.

And on May 7, twenty-two volunteers refurbished a home in Whitehall, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

Sears Launches Ninth Annual Heroes at Home Program, Renovating Homes of Military Families Across the U.S.

Campaign encourages Shop Your Way® Members, Customers to Support Veterans In Need
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Hoffman Estates, Ill., May 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sears has launched its ninth annual Heroes at Home campaign with Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing, to raise funds and assist military families facing hardship. This year the program will enable critical repairs, improvements or modifications to the largest VFW Post in Colorado and single-family military family homes across the United States of decorated veterans of World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom and more.

Rebuilding Together to Repair More Than 700 Homes During National Rebuilding Month

National pledge drive to encourage the support of safe and healthy homes
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, will mark its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 20,000 volunteers will serve in more than 700 affiliate-led rebuild projects during National Rebuilding Month.

Rebuilding Together: Our Story

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Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Learn more about Rebuilding Together at: www.rebuildingtogether.org.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s and NFL Players Team Up During Super Bowl Weekend to Help Transform San Francisco Community Through Kickoff to Rebuild

Over 100 volunteers to make critical home repairs and revitalize Bayview neighborhood during annual Super Bowl-sanctioned event
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WASHINGTON D.C., February 4, 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 San Francisco and more than fifteen NFL players from teams across the country, to lead its 21st annual Kickoff to Rebuild, a Super Bowl 50 sanctioned event.

Rebuilding Together Names Caroline Blakely as President and CEO; Sherry Chris as Board Chair

The two real estate executives will lead expansion of national reach and impact
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The national board of directors of Rebuilding Together today announced that Caroline Blakely has joined the organization as President and CEO. Blakely will be responsible for the overall management of Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit that transforms the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizes communities.  Sherry Chris, who is President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, was elected chair of the national board of directors.

Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

More than 100 AmeriCorps members to serve the Monroe neighborhood with Rebuilding Together
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WASHINGTON, January 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together – a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing – and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home repair services for low-income homeowners in the Monroe neighborhood of Lafayette, Louisiana.

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