[Re]Purpose

Welcome to [Re]purpose, Rebuilding Together’s blog. This is a place to share stories of the great work of our organization. The stories you will find here are uplifting, compelling but also heartbreaking, they are the stories of Rebuilding Together.

September 22, 2022
Home safety modifications like grab bars might seem insignificant or simple when discussing housing solutions. However, they can be life-transforming for neighbors who need them.
September 21, 2022
Extreme weather conditions are becoming a common occurrence and affecting people all throughout the country.
September 14, 2022
While the home repairs we provide at Rebuilding Together may be similar in nature, the story of each neighbor we meet is genuinely unique. At first glance, the team at Rebuilding Together St.
September 9, 2022
Last October, the click, clack and tap of hammers at the home of one Village West Coconut Grove resident could be heard blocks away.
August 31, 2022
Just outside Kansas City sits Clay County, the fourth-smallest county in Missouri. In the county seat of Liberty, hiding in plain sight on six acres of land, are over 700 unmarked graves.
August 30, 2022
Every year, Rebuilding Together engages more than 40 AmeriCorps members that have an immediate, concrete and long-lasting impact on the lives of people in need across the coun
August 15, 2022
Recently, Lili, a homeowner who received repairs from Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago five years ago reached out to us to let us know how impa
July 28, 2022
A recent study published by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies has given us several reasons to pay close attention to the market for home impro
July 20, 2022
I was nervous, but excited. I was on my way to my first project site and did not know what to expect. I had only been working for Rebuilding Together for one week, and was still getting my bearings.