The Project: Mr. B is a San Francisco native and continues to live in his childhood home in the Outer Sunset with his two young daughters, ages 6 and 12. On Fall Build Day, Mr. B’s family welcomed volunteers into their home to help them create a brighter healthier home. Thanks to our sponsor Lowe’s, volunteers were able to provide his family with necessary home safety repairs. Read More »
As the holiday season approaches and 2012 is ending, we reminisce over the successes and achievements we’ve accomplished this past year, and we realize we have too much to be thankful for. To tell you the truth, we enjoy this great feeling here at RTSF especially after Fall Build Day as we receive thank you letters from all of our happy clients.
On that note, here are my favorite quotes from Thank You letters we have received so far: Read More »
Cibele first volunteered with RTSF in 2007 and has been hooked ever since, not missing a single build day! Cibele has volunteered on 7 project sites, including Fall Build Day, where she led a group of volunteers at Mr. S’s home. Cibele’s leadership skills, construction skills, and overall flexibility with our projects are always greatly appreciated. On Fall Build Day Cibele stepped up to the plate, lead a very successful project and we thank her for that.
The Project: Ms. A and her husband moved into their home in the Bayview District in 1944. Since then, they have raised their 3 children, 10 grandchildren, and more than 20 great- and great-great-grandchildren in their home! Ms. A’s priority is the safety of her family, friends and community members; opening her multigenerational home to community members who are down on their luck. Read More »
The Project: The Raman Hotel opened their doors in 2005 after a fire had displaced all its residents. The Raman hotel was acquired by the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, becoming a Single Room Occupancy (SRO) providing 87 units of housing to the homeless population, specifically seniors. Read More »
Rebuilding Together believes in a safe and healthy home for every person. Are you ready to turn your idealism into action? In the past, we have worked with wonderful AmeriCorps members and we are currently seeking an AmeriCorps member to serve in our office in San Francisco beginning January 2013. Read More »
The Project: St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church mission is to create a community where everyone matters and is a valuable resource to San Francisco residents. Their space is used for community run meetings that respond to local needs and they host an after school and summer program for underserved youth. Their community space is often utilized by SF Live Arts, Village Project, AA Al-Anon, Yoga classes, NOPNA, and other local groups focused on ecology, transportation, safety and neighborhood connectedness. Read More »
The Project: Ms. D moved temporarily to her childhood home in 1995 to care for her mother, moving into the downstairs in-law. At the time, caring of her mother was her top priority until the tables were turned a year later when Ms. D was diagnosed with lupus. Ms. D later inherited her home in 2000; the same home she once shared with her mom, dad and 7 siblings. Read More »
Every year we engage over 1,200 volunteers including photographers, office volunteers, sponsor volunteers to community volunteers. Many of our volunteers have expressed an interest in learning a thing or two about construction tools and power tools. On October 9th, we will be hosting a Tool Time workshop where volunteers will be given the opportunity to learn more about construction power and hand tools used on both our projects and around our homes. Read More »