[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.

May 23, 2022
Developing Community Revitalization Partnerships takes time. We must listen to and learn from neighbors and community leaders to ensure our work aligns with the community development goals already established by the neighborhood.
May 16, 2022
Our country once again mourns as 13 of our neighbors were shot, wounded and killed in a racially motived act of terrorism.
May 10, 2022
Mr. Perry is a former music student who as a young man lost four fingers in an industrial accident in the 1960s.
May 6, 2022
Despite it being an overcast day, I got to experience my first National Rebuilding Day with dozens of other volunteers and [Re]Builders this past Saturday.
May 4, 2022
The historic home in North Nashville where Bobby and Elmira had lived for 37 years initially appeared to have stood up to the strong winds of the 2020 Nashville tornado.
April 25, 2022
Carolyn, a devoted mother of three, moved to her home in Richmond’s Southside a decade ago to care for her parents, who have since passed.
April 22, 2022
Robert, a local U.S. Army veteran and neighbor, has lived in his home for over 26 years. He served in the Army Corps of Engineers from 1957 to 1977, including tours in Korea, Vietnam and Germany.
April 21, 2022
At Rebuilding Together, we believe everyone should have a safe and healthy home.
April 4, 2022
Building trust and sustainable relationships with the neighbors we serve is essential to the impact and success of working toward safe and healthy homes and communities for everyone.