Who do we help? back to top
Rebuilding Together Long Beach provides assistance to people who own their own home but who are not able to cover the costs of home repair.
When do we work? back to top
Months of extensive planning and preparation lead up to our semi-annual rebuilding days held the last Saturdays of April and fourth Saturday in October. Special projects may be undertaken at other times of the year as well.
How does it work? back to top
Rebuilding Together is based in principal on the concept of an old-fashioned barn raising with as many as 100 skilled and unskilled volunteers assigned to a particular project. Homeowners are frequently amazed at the sheer number of people who give up a day to come out and lend a helping hand. They are even more amazed at the amount of work that can be accomplished by caring volunteers in a short period of time.
Why does it work? back to top
Rebuilding Together does more with less. For every dollar donated, additional dollars are leveraged in the form of donated materials, funds, and services. It works because neighbors helping neighbors builds safer and stronger communities.
Who sponsors Rebuilding Together? back to top
Funding comes from corporate sponsors, individuals, local businesses, labor organizations, foundations, civic organizations and religious groups interested in helping to build a better community.
How widespread is Rebuilding Together? back to top
There are over 200 affiliates serving over 865 cities and communities nationwide.