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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.

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.

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