If you click the following link;
You can get just a glimpse of what we do.
You can see even more about Rebuilding Together on You Tube.
Thanks Chris Steinbach for all your help!
We here at Rebuilding Together Muscatine County, Inc want to take this opportunity to say how very thankful we are for your gifts throughout the year.
We like to say it begins with an application. This is true, but what happens next, simply could not happen without YOU. You choose to give of your time, talents and treasures to help those around you. You not only get those jobs done, but you help to re-instill the dignity that so many who are in need have lost.
If you are a company that sponsored a home project; a board member, a carpenter guy or gal, a driver, a concrete guy or a roofer, a plumber or a drywall installer, if you are an electrician, a cleaner, a yard work person or a painter, or if you helped to get everyone fed or helped to clean up at the end of the day -We want you to know we are oh so
One house at a time.
This is how it’s done, and we could not do any of it without the help of our volunteers and generous sponsors.
You can now help Rebuilding Together Muscatine County in a new way!
Every purchase made on AmazonSmile, sends dollars to RTMC!
Click the link below to find out how.
Click the link to see and hear from Rebuilding Together Muscatine County’s Executive Director.
When he isn’t at his “Real job”,
Frank Iliff spends his time and talents doing the thing he loves to do,
What he would like to do when he grows up;
Assisting those in need and making old people cry!
(Tears of joy of course!)
For several months,
He has been working with some folks in Cedar Rapids to help a budding non-profit there.
This non-profit will in turn,
Help those in their own neighborhoods who need a hand.
Not a hand out – But a hand up.
Yesterday’s event got some local television coverage -
Read about it here, and if you click the link,
You can see the actual news broadcast.
I wonder how many people he made cry this time?
CR School Gets Massive Facelift Updated: Thursday, June 5 2014, 05:52 AM CDT CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – Hundreds of local volunteers with help from a national nonprofit are giving the former Lincoln Elementary School building a facelift. The 104-year-old building will be worked on all day by “Rebuilding Together” and will be transformed into the “Lincoln Learning Center”. Marcy Jones stopped by the work site to see how the entire community can benefit from the new space.
On Saturday April 26th, Rebuilding Together Muscatine County participated
in its eighth year of National Rebuilding Together Day builds.
The day came on cool, sunny and beautiful.
The volunteers joined with almost two hundred affiliates nation wide,
and came ready to make a difference in the lives of complete strangers.
The only connection being that they are neighbors; other people living in the same town,
needing the same thing that Rebuilding Together Muscatine County wishes to provide -
“A safe and healthy home for every individual”.
They came because
“It just needs done”.
The day came not without surprises, both large and small,
but our House Captains and volunteers were up to the task!
Together, the homes of five Muscatine resident families were made
“dryer, safer, warmer” than they were when they came.
A great big Thank you goes out to all the fine volunteers who worked on these homes.
Thank you also to those who volunteered by;
Providing financing for us, feeding us, photographing us, showing up at our Trivia Night fundraiser, telling their friends and neighbors about us.
None of what Rebuilding Together Muscatine County does, could be done without you!
Do you want to get involved in volunteer work, but not sure how to go about it?
Join your friends and neighbors on Saturday, April 26, for National Rebuilding Together Day.
Don’t have a skill? No problem! We welcome skilled and unskilled laborers to help with projects.
We have lots to do and will find a job for everyone.
Rebuilding Together believes that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home.
Our focus provides critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homeowners and community centers at no cost to service recipients.
Meet at the Annex, 1424B Houser Street (on the Crossroads campus) Saturday, April 26th, at 7:00
a.m. to sign up and get your free T-shirt and work assignment.
You’ll also receive a free lunch, as well as the knowledge that at the end of the day, you’ve made someone’s life
easier, safer, and more comfortable. It can’t be said too often:
Community starts at home!