Saturday, May 21, 2022
National Rebuilding Month originated in 1973 in Midland, Texas with volunteers helping neighbors rebuild their homes. The group founded Rebuilding Together, at the time called “Christmas in April,” and gathered around a month of service each year in April. The mission then grew beyond the idea of providing service one month per year to bringing volunteers together to provide neighbors in need with critical repairs year-round.
When you hear the word "home," what comes to mind? For some of our neighbors, “home” does not mean a sense of security, belonging and happy memories. It instead means uncertainty, isolation and hopelessness. With the help of year-round volunteers, we’re changing this reality by repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives. We are working to ensure safe homes and communities for everyone.
On this day, over 100+ volunteers will gather in the throughout the Fox Valley to make over 300 modifications and repairs to 8 homes and 1 community revitalization project. If your company would like to partner and collaborate on projects like this in the future, contact Brent Bowman, Development & Outreach Manager, at Brent@rtfv.org or 920-730-2156.
We would like to thank the following sponsors who have agreed to help change the lives of individuals who reside in our "Building a Healthy Neighborhood" and "National Rebuilding Day" programs.
Schedule of events May 21st, 2022
7:00-7:30 AM: Volunteer Sign in at Lowes in Appleton
7:30-7:45 AM: Kick off
7:45-8:00 AM: Travel to homes
8:00-3:00 PM: Work time
3:00-4:00 PM Clean up and drop off materials at warehouse
4:00 PM: Celebration in an envelope- Grand Slam Challenge!
Mondo! Wine Bar
McGuinness Irish Pub
Acoca Coffee and Café
Home Burger Bar