Category Archives: Home Ownership

Mr. Mallet Returns Home

It is always exciting to see yet another one of Rebuilding Together’s homeowner’s returned to their home.  Here are some photos from the final day of work and the unveiling of Mr. Mallet’s home.

Celebrating Tomorrow’s Achievements Today

Tomorrow is the big day for Mr. Mallet as Rebuilding Together Bergen County and their volunteers join together with those volunteering from Grip-Rite to finish this home transformation.  It was just last year that I was present on the big reveal day when Rebuilding Together Orlando and their volunteers teamed up with Grip-Rite’s volunteers to […]

It Takes The Hands Of Many

While the work continues at Mr. Mallet’s house, I thought I would take this chance to talk a little bit about those who are helping Rebuilding Together Bergen County make this transformation possible.  After Hurricane Sandy left the Garden State, back in late October of 2012, many knew that they needed to immediately spring into […]

Rebuilding From The Ground Up

Back in mid-September, I spoke briefly about the generous contribution the American Red Cross made to ensure that Rebuilding Together could continue repairing and rebuilding homes affected by Hurricane Sandy.  When the American Red Cross isn’t busy supplying approximately forty percent of the nation’s blood, it’s relying on their volunteer base and the generosity of […]

Expressing Gratitude Through Giving Back

Bergen County has had a Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) group in place for many years already.  Before Hurricane Irene hit the area, Rebuilding Together Bergen County joined VOAD to help residents in the county in all the the special ways that they can.  Rebuilding Together Bergen County came to find that their alliance […]