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 21, 2021
Anna, a U.S. Army Veteran, has lived in her home for 12 years. This is her first and forever home and she has worked tirelessly to maintain it. However, repair costs were steep.
December 15, 2021
Born and raised in West Baltimore, Donald was one of 10 children. His father came to Baltimore from Charleston, West Virginia and his mother grew up in Maryland.
December 14, 2021
For nearly 50 years, Rebuilding Together has been helping older adults, grandparents and parents stay in their homes through much-needed home repairs. Alfrieda’s story exemplifies the kind of impact our work has on families.
December 9, 2021
Maudie has lived in her Southwest Baltimore home for 47 years. She’s raised four children in her home and it’s where she has many fond memories.
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.