[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.

December 7, 2021
Through our years of working with community members, we know just how much a comfortable, secure home means for good mental health and emotional resiliency.
Woman sitting in a powerchair in the living room in front of a table with yellow flowers.
December 2, 2021
Susan wanted to stay in her home and community, but Susan never envisioned getting “stuck in place."
Photo of the front of a grey house with dark shutters and four brick based pillars.
November 30, 2021
As Shirletha's health worsened, it became harder to stay active and involved. An aging house just added to the burden.
Closeup of smiling homeowner standing in front of cream colored one-story house.
November 22, 2021
Being able to stay in a family home is about more than having a safe and beloved place to live.
A group photo including Susan Hawfield and Patty R. Johnson at a Christmas party
November 16, 2021
Susan is this year's recipient of the Patty R. Johnson Community Builder award.
November 10, 2021
In commemoration of Veterans Day, we are thrilled to announce our 7th consecutive year of support from USAA.
November 3, 2021
Rebuilding Together’s Training Institute took place in Philly this year, hosted by Rebuilding Together Philadelphia, and several affiliate leaders were recognized for their outstanding perf
Five women standing side by side in Rebuilding Together El Paso shirts in a hallway of the project site.
November 2, 2021
In March of 2020, 30 women from El Paso’s Junior League were the first [Re]Builders to kick off the She Builds program in El Paso.
October 29, 2021
Lakeview neighbor and frontline worker, Delores, lives in a family home that originally belonged to her grandmother. Delores has deep ties to Lakeview and takes great pride in her grandmother’s home. When her family home fell into disrepair, she wasn’t sure where to turn.