tarheel-todayTar Heel Talk: Rebuilding Together to Benefit at the Go Swing

September 11, 2016 — See Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Executive Director, Daniel Sargent with Better Homes and Gardens and Go Realty’s Tim Miller and Almaree Gordon discuss the upcoming Go Swing golf tournament on October 21st.

 

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Hosts 2016 CapacityCorp Program Orientation, Media Coverage: 

Rebuilding Together Hosts AmeriCorps Home Repair Training, August 20, 2016 —  “Forty-two AmeriCorps members set to work repairing four homes in Chapel Hill last week, learning skills from the local arm of Rebuilding Together in preparation for their upcoming placements.”

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Groups Unite to Help Low Income Families with Home Repairs, August 17, 2016 —  “On Tuesday and Wednesday, the nonprofit Rebuilding Together joined forces with Americorps members from around the country to repair homes for low-income families.”

 

Local Non-profit Helps Renovate Chapel Hill Homes, August 17, 2016 — “On Monday, the organization [Rebuilding Together of the Triangle] began a two-day building project on the two houses, to fix things that could pose health risks to those who live there.”

 

Non-profit looking to touch up more homes in Garner

February 27, 2016 — The Town Council here wants to donate $20,000 to a nonprofit that specializes in renovating homes for those with lower income and people who are disabled. The donation to Rebuilding Together of the Triangle will help neighborhoods throughout Garner. The non-profit usually matches the town’s donation two to one. So with the $20,000 they are asking for from the town, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle would raise an additional $40,000.

Rebuilding Together gets back to work in Garner

August 15, 2015 — Betty Thomas sat outside, a wide smile on her face, as she watched the some 25 volunteers renovate her house in the Cloverdale subdivision. The volunteers were from AmeriCorps, which partners with Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, to help repair older homes for families who may not be able to afford it.“I love it,” Thomas, 70, said, looking at her newly maroon-painted home. “I’m just excited. I think this is the most awesome thing that I could be blessed with, for these volunteers to come in and be directed by Rebuilding Together.”

Non-profit to partner with the town to renovate eight homes in Cloverdale

May 5, 2015 — The town will partner with a non-profit organization to renovate at least eight homes in the Cloverdale subdivision. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle is a non-profit organization that restores homes for low income families around the Triangle.  Many of the homes in the Cloverdale subdivision were built in the early ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s, and its occupants have lived there since. Some of the homes have deteriorated over time.  “We think it would be a great benefit to the town and the community that otherwise cannot afford certain types of repairs in the home,” Reggie Buie, Garner neighborhood improvement director, said at the town’s work session last week.

Window Installing & Painting At Garner Site With Rebuilding Together Of The Triangle

June 18, 2013 — Rebuilding Together of the Triangle works to preserve affordable home ownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing home repair and renovation services free of charge to those in need.  Help Rebuilding Together of the Triangle repair a Garner home by painting, installing windows and trim, and making other repairs on the property. This project will be completed in two four hour shifts and will be canceled in the event of rain.  This project listing is for the morning shift of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thanks to United Way for sharing this information.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Names New Executive Committee

May 7, 2013 – Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, an area non-profit focused on home rehabilitation for low-income families, announced the members of its 2013 Executive Committee. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle brings together volunteers and local and national corporate sponsors with low-income homeowners to make renovations and modification repairs at no charge.

The 2013 Executive Committee members include:

  • Evelyn Contre, Chairwoman; Managing Director, Springleaf Strategies
  • Peyman Zand, Vice Chair; Director of Planning, UNC Health Care System
  • Jim Caravello, Treasurer; Chief Financial Officer, Robuck Homes
  • Tim Spence, Secretary; Principal, Healthcare Studio Lead, BBH Design
  • Ron Cohn, Project Committee Chair; Senior Vice President of Operations, Rodgers Builders

“This is a dedicated and talented group of professionals who have stepped up to serve on the executive committee,” said Evelyn Contre, chairwoman of Rebuilding Together of the Triangle. “I am thrilled about working with our new team this year.”

Wells Fargo commits $850,000 to help launch Healthy Housing Challenge: effort to repair 1,500 homes with safety, health threats

March 27, 2013– Grants, volunteers to help National Center for Healthy Housing, Rebuilding Together effort. National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), a national nonprofit dedicated to creating safe and healthy homes for children and their families, and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has committed up to $850,000 over three years to help launch the “Healthy Housing Challenge.” This new initiative seeks to bring home improvement help to seniors, veterans and low- income families currently living in homes with potential safety and health threats. Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit dedicated to creating safe and healthy housing for America’s families, will lead the home improvement work on the 1,500 homes.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Names New Board Members

March 26, 2013 – Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, an area non-profit focused on home rehabilitation for low-income homeowners, announced that it has named several new members to its Board of Directors.

Those new members include:

  • Erica Siegel Henning, First Vice President, Real Estate Owned Division, SunTrust Bank
  • Asa Fleming, Broker, Coldwell Banker Advantage
  • Andru Wall, Senior Associate, Alston & Bird, LLP
  • Brian O’Haver, Raleigh Office Manager, ColeJenest & Stone

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Hosts CapacityCorps’ Safe and Healthy Housing Summit

March 6, 2013– Three-Day “Renovation Blitz” to Improve the Homes of Three Low-Income Families in Durham. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc., a Triangle-area non- profit that performs home repairs for low-income homeowners, has been selected to host the 2013 Safe and Healthy Housing Summit March 8 – 10th. The Summit is part of “AmeriCorps Week”, a week-long celebration of national service, which has been organized by Rebuilding Together through their CapacityCorps program. This program is focused on helping to build the capacity and resources of Rebuilding Together affiliates and to perform service projects for low homeowners.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Names New Board Members

August 21, 2012 – Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, an area non-profit focused on home rehabilitation for low-income homeowners, announced that it has named several new members to its Board of Directors. Those new members include:

  • Donna Cheek, Senior Solutions Consultant at Windstream/Hosted Solutions
  • Drew Robinson, Vice President, Homeownership Initiatives at DHIC
  • Henry Ward, Vice President, York Properties
  • Jim Caravello, Chief Financial Officer, Robuck Homes
  • Ron Cohn, Senior VP of Operations, Rodgers Builders

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle brings together volunteers and local and national corporate sponsors with low-income homeowners to make renovations and modification repairs at no charge.

“We are so pleased to welcome our new members to the board,” said Vince DeFreitas, Executive Committee Chair for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle. “Their diverse experience and professional backgrounds will be big assets for our organization, as well as for the homeowners we serve.”

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle and Wells Fargo Partnership Aids Raleigh Family

June 26, 2012 — Grant Funds Repairs to the Home of a Disabled Homeowner Near Downtown Raleigh.  Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, a Triangle-area non-profit that performs home repairs for low-income homeowners, is the recipient of a $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Team Member Volunteer Program. Through the work of volunteers and Rebuilding Together’s staff, the total estimated value of the completed project is nearly $25,000 in services and repairs to the home. The grant funded repairs to the home of a disabled, former City of Raleigh employee and his wife. In recent years, physical and financial limitations have made it difficult to maintain their home of more than 20 years.

Notables: Volunteers help refurbish CASA

May 19, 2012 – Thanks to the North Raleigh News for highlighting Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s recent work with Honeywell. Twenty-five volunteers from Honeywell, working with Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, refurbished the front of the offices of Community Alternatives for Supportive Abodes in Raleigh’s Glenwood South neighborhood.

The volunteers built a gathering area, installed new shutters and awnings, and repainted two sheds and a catwalk. Volunteers also installed Honewell programmable thermostats to help make the buildings more energy-efficient. The work was accomplished with about 125 volunteer hours and $5,000 in materials and supplies from Honeywell.

CASA helps people with disabilities by providing rental apartment homes that are designed to help residents overcome challenges and achieve successful living. For more information go to www.honeywell.com/citizenship.

Honeywell Volunteers, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Revitalize, Refurbish CASA Office

May 7, 2012 – Rebuilding Together partnered with Honeywell to revitalize the offices of Community Alternatives for Supportive Abodes (CASA) in Raleigh’s Glenwood South neighborhood. Volunteers built a gathering area at the front of the facility, installed new shutters and awnings, and repainted two sheds and a catwalk. Volunteers also installed Honeywell programmable thermostats to help make the buildings more energy efficient. The work was accomplished with approximately 125 volunteer hours and a $5,000 investment in materials and supplies from Honeywell.

CASA Offices to Get Makeover with Help from Honeywell Volunteers, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle

May 2, 2012 — CASA, a local nonprofit focused on providing for the housing needs of veterans and the behaviorally challenged, will have its own home office beautified: Honeywell volunteers, working with Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, will give CASA’s headquarters a facelift by creating a gathering space for employees and clients, installing new shutters and awnings, and repainting sheds and a catwalk. Volunteers also will install new Honeywell programmable thermostats to help make the buildings more energy efficient. The work is made possible by approximately 125 volunteer hours and a $5,000 investment in materials and supplies from Honeywell.

Sears’ Heroes at Home Program Announces Spring Projects with Rebuilding Together of the Triangle

April 18, 2012 – As part of Heroes as Home, a program designed to serve veterans and their critical housing needs, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle will be assisting 90-year-old US Army veteran Irving Bell. Mr. Bell, a lifelong resident of Raleigh, served in Europe during World War II. Over 40 volunteers from Rebuilding Together of the Triangle and Sears will complete window replacement, interior and exterior painting, bathroom modifications, roof replacement, and HVAC repairs. The Heroes at Home program was created through the collaboration of Sears Holdings Corporation and Rebuilding Together and has served over 1,100 veterans.

After a year under a tarp, Raleigh man’s house refurbished by volunteers

March 27, 2012 – News & Observer reporter Chelsea Kellner recently joined Rebuilding Together of the Triangle to highlight the project assisting a Navy veteran whose home was severely damaged by last year’s tornado.

Non-profit repairs tornado victim’s home

March 23, 2012 – Local news station ABC 11 came out to cover Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s recent project to repair the home of a Navy veteran. The Southeast Raleigh home was severely damaged by last year’s tornado.

 

Volunteers repair 71 year old vet’s tornado damaged home

 

March 23, 2012 – Local news station NBC 17 came out to cover Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s recent project to repair the home of a Navy veteran. The Southeast Raleigh home was severely damaged by last year’s tornado.

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March 23, 2012 – Mark Turner, member of the Citizens Advisory Council, visited Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s recent project at the home of John Snipes, a Navy veteran whose Southeast Raleigh home was damaged by last year’s tornado. Thanks to Mark for highlighting the project on his blog, MarkTurner.net!

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle Names New Executive Committee

February 28, 2012 – Rebuilding Together of the Triangle announced the members of its 2012 Executive Committee, including:
Vince DeFreitas, Chair, Managing Director, Silver Developers, LLC
Evelyn Contre, Vice Chair, Managing Director, Springleaf Strategies
Richard Mills, Treasurer, Senior Consultant, Capital Forensic Accounting, LLC
Tim Spence, Secretary, Principal, BBH Design

“Thanks to their ongoing commitment to Rebuilding Together and their individual expertise, the new committee members bring a lot of potential,” said Vince DeFreitas, newly appointed Executive Committee Chair for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle. “We are excited about the coming year with our new executive committee.”

Notables: Rebuilding Together receives $30,000

February 21, 2012 – Thanks to the North Raleigh News for highlighting Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s recently received disaster recovery funds. The money will go toward our upcoming project to help a Navy veteran.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle to Receive Disaster Recovery Grant

February 14, 2012 – In April 2011, a string of violent and deadly tornadoes devastated the southern United States, including North Carolina. Thanks to funds raised at Sears and Kmart stores across the south, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle is the recipient of a $30,000 disaster recovery grant from Sears Holdings. A Navy veteran’s Raleigh home that was severely damaged by the tornado will now benefit from this donation.

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