Repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives.
May 7, 2021
Single mom Molly and her seven-year-old son love their community in Denver’s Westwood neighborhood. Yet while they’ve only lived in their home for two years, the structure’s age – at more than 60 years old – is clear. Molly and her son were living with a rodent infestation due to gaping holes from an ill-fitting garage door with a broken opener, and a malfunctioning electrical system that led to high utility bills.
May 6, 2021
There’s something about working hard and learning new skills that brings people together and builds community. Maybe it’s the intentional humility of the process or the outright commitment to a common goal, but those who serve in AmeriCorps with Rebuilding Together build an unique connection over the course of their term. Not only are they often professionally tied to one another, but the organization’s mission also seems to remain ingrained and cherished over time as well.