Rebuilding Together Muscatine County

"It Just Needs Done"

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And the Award Goes To -

Greater Muscatine Community Foundation 2014 Great Initiative Award

 

A Letter From the Executive Director

 

A letter from the Executive Director

 

What WIll You Be When You Grow Up?

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 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!)

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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.

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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?

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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.

http://www.cbs2iowa.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/cr-school-gets-massive-facelift-27360.shtml

 

 

 

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text size 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.Read More at: http://www.cbs2iowa.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/cr-school-gets-massive-facelift-27360.shtml#at_pco=cfd-1.0&at_ab=-&at_pos=1&at_tot=5&at_si=53911c16d23399e8
text size 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.Read More at: http://www.cbs2iowa.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/cr-school-gets-massive-facelift-27360.shtml#at_pco=cfd-1.0&at_ab=-&at_pos=1&at_tot=5&at_si=53911c16d23399e8

National Rebuilding Together Day 2014

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.

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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”.

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 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.

Your RTMC Board Thanks You!

Your RTMC Board Thanks You!

None of what Rebuilding Together Muscatine County does, could be done without you! 

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National Rebuilding Together Day

It Just Needs Done.

It Just Needs Done.

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!

Rebuilding Together Muscatine County Trivia Night is History

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Rebuilding Together Muscatine County, Inc wants to thank all of the contributors for our 2nd Annual Trivia Night, as well as everyone who came out to play and support Rebuilding Together.

We simply could not do what we do without your support!

All of your contributions stay right here in your county because we are a community of volunteers!

We are working toward and looking forward to our National Rebuilding Day on April 26th.

Keep watch for more information, or if you already know you want to help, you can print out the Volunteer Waiver from this site and send it in.

 

We look forward to seeing you! You just may surprise yourself with how good it feels to participate!

Because after all -   It Just Needs Done.

2nd Annual Rebuilding Together Muscatine County Trivia Night


Join us Friday March 21st for our 2nd annual trivia night!

The way we can do what we do,

is only by you doing what you do!

Year after year, you are making a difference in our county!

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The  Rendezvous

3127 Lucas Street, Muscatine

7:00 pm

(Doors open at 6:30) 6 – 8 Players per team

$10 per player

All beverages purchased at event Bring snacks to share

Contact Rebuilding Together to reserve your table:

rtmuscatine@hotmail.com

563-299-8042 or 563-260-3143

Walk ins are welcome – We’ll find a place for you!

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Save the Date! 2nd Annual Rebuilding Together Muscatine County Trivia Night

Help Rebuilding Together Muscatine help others by having fun!

It Just needs Done!

Event to be held at The Rendezvous

3127 Lucas Avenue

  Muscatine, Iowa

Friday – March 21, 2014

  • (Doors will open at 6:30)

    6 – 8 Players per team $10 per player

    All beverages to be purchased at the event.

    Bring snacks to share

    You can purchase tickets at the door or reserve your table by contacting Dona Pearce at 563.299.8042

New Addition!

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Many thanks are due to Bobby, Randy, Randy Jr., Eric and Frank on our new addition! Well done!