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Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year Contest: Winner Announced

Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, announced: DAN BROWN AS THE WINNER of its national contest: Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ – presented by WD-40.  

Rebuilding Together Announces Six Finalists: In Tradesperson of the Year Contest

VOTE NOW Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, announced the six finalists in its national contest: Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ – presented by WD-40.

Rebuilding Together Earns 4-Star Charity Rating from Charity Navigator

Rebuilding Together receives top business practice honors sixth year in a row.   WASHINGTON, DC – Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, recently earned a 4-star charity rating for the sixth consecutive year from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator. Rebuilding Together focuses its outreach and donations on revitalizing homes and communities by way of performing essential home renovations for low-income families, the elderly, people with disabilities, and veterans. This mission and work has been recognized by Charity Navigator as being executed in a fiscally exceptional manner, outperforming most other charities in America. “We are …

Rebuilding Together’s Affiliates and Partners Respond to Natural Disaster in Tennessee

WASHINGTON, DC – Due to the unprecedented flooding in Tennessee recently, low-income homeowners have been disproportionately impacted by the devastation.  Not only are their homes and personal belongings destroyed, but often they lack the resources and insurance to rebuild once the crisis is past.  Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, will be there once the flood waters have receeded.  In the coming days and months, local Tennessee based Rebuilding Together affiliates will be assisted by the national office to carry out critical relief efforts.   The flash flooding that has recently wreaked havoc and disaster …

Sears Holdings Presenting Sponsor: Rebuilding Together’s Fifty for Five Event

WASHINGTON, DC – Sears Holdings has joined Rebuilding Together as the Presenting sponsor for Fifty for Five. Fifty for Five is Rebuilding Together’s newest and largest rebuilding event, celebrating the revitalization work of New Orleans neighborhoods since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the area in 2005. Rebuilding Together has invested immense rehabilitating efforts in New Orleans since the time of the hurricanes, and they will mark their progress and promises fulfilled by rebuilding 50 homes in the Gentilly neighborhood on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the hurricanes. Sears Holdings has had a great relationship with Rebuilding Together since …

Sears Holdings Takes Part in Rebuilding Together’s National Rebuilding Day

Rebuilding Together’s National Rebuilding Day – Supporting Affiliates, Changing Lives WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rebuilding Together and its longtime partner, Sears Holdings, announce Sears Holdings’ latest contribution in their partnership to preserve affordable homeownership nationwide. Sears Holdings will be a major supporter of Rebuilding Together’s annual event, National Rebuilding Day, by offering incredible savings opportunities on appliances to affiliates who are rebuilding their communities. Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, has over 200 affiliates nationwide, many of whom take an active role serving low-income homeowners in their neighborhoods. The affiliates participate in National Rebuilding Day, taking …

Rebuilding Together Celebrates 22nd Annual National Rebuilding Day

Thousands of volunteers join Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide to help homeowners and communities in need. WASHINGTON, DC – Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, celebrates National Rebuilding Day, taking place across the country this Saturday, April 24th.  National Rebuilding Day mobilizes Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide with teams of volunteers, sponsors and community leaders to provide major home rehabilitation for low income homeowners. This annual signature event celebrates Rebuilding Together’s mission and brings immediate impact to America’s communities on a single day. This year 3,500 rebuilding projects will be completed with the help of over 67,000 …

Plan!t Now Partners with Rebuilding Together: Katrina Anniversary Rebuild Event: Fifty for Five

WASHINGTON, DC – Rebuilding Together has announced PLAN!T NOW will join “Fifty for Five,” taking place in New Orleans on August 24-28, 2010. A leading advocate of disaster preparedness and encouraging  informational exchanges between residents of storm-affected areas and those that prepare areas to withstand the storms; PLAN!T NOW is a perfect collaborator for the “Fifty for Five” event.   Fifty for Five is Rebuilding Together’s monumental event which marks a milestone in Rebuilding Together’s “Rebuild 1000″ campaign to restore 1000 homes in the Gulf areas that were affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. To date, more than 700 Rebuilding …

Fifty New Orleans Homes Will Be Rebuilt

Major Week-Long Katrina 5th Anniversary event will rebuild 50 homes and offer a major community celebration of renewal WASHINGTON, DC – March 19, 2010 Rebuilding Together announced plans today for “Fifty for Five.” Rebuilding Together will rehabilitate fifty homes in New Orleans on the eve of the fifth year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in a week long effort and finish with a community block party and all-welcome major community evening outdoor celebration. Fifty homes in the historic Gentilly neighborhood have been chosen to receive extensive rehabilitation and energy-efficient appliance upgrades to ensure a safe and healthy home for low-income homeowners. …