[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.

October 26, 2021
A month after graduating high school, I boarded a plane to move across the world and landed in California’s Bay Area, a place where I didn’t know anyone and barely spoke the language.
October 5, 2021
Leondra, a 43-year-old Charlotte native, loves nothing more than opening her Lakeview home to friends and family year round, especially around the holidays.
September 16, 2021
Hey Chloe! For your AmeriCorps service term, I know you jumped from New Hampshire to San Jose. Where do you call home now?
Patty Johnson standing in a white Rebuilding Together hard hat in front of the Pentagon.
September 10, 2021
It’s hard to believe 20 years have passed since the tragic terrorist attacks on our country on September 11, 2001. Tomorrow we will honor the 2,997 people who lost their lives on that fateful day.
A neighbor's hand opening a door with a lever handle.
September 9, 2021
Stay at home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on housing conditions that put health and safety at risk, especially to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and skilled nursing facility admissions that can be prevented.
September 2, 2021
As a Rebuilding Together National board member and the President and CEO of Urban Farmers Inc., I see a lot of synergy between the company I founded and the mission of the organization.
August 31, 2021
“Respect for all.” That is the one rule that local boxing gym Revolution Fight and Fitness (also known as “The Rev”) instills in its members. The Rev, located in Euclid, OH outside of Cleveland, was brought to life in 2018 by owner Tim Stafford.
August 29, 2021
Hurricane Ida has made landfall in Louisiana, impacting New Orleans and surrounding parishes. As we get ready for the recovery process, here are three things you can do to help.