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Who Says You Can’t Make an Impact From a Distance?

Rebuilding Together East Bay-North has been dedicated to housing equity for the past 30 years – and we’re still here! In Covid-times, we at RTEBN have had to get creative with how we continue our work, including finding that a tape measure is useful for both construction and public health. At our latest project, a …

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Lowe’s Commits $1 Million to Rebuilding Affiliates Nationwide

We at Rebuilding Together East Bay-North are so thankful for the support of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. during these unprecedented times. Lowe’s has made generous commitment of $1M to Rebuilding Together affiliates across the country. We are grateful for their support, which will help us maintain operations and continue serving our community until the threat of …

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Jefferson Award for Public Service Recipient: Our Very Own Suzanna Yeh

This past weekend, Suzanna Yeh, founding member of the board of directors of Rebuilding Together East Bay-North, was interviewed by KPIX, Channel 5 News.  The interview was prompted by Suzanna winning the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service.  Founded by Jacqueline Kennedy, the Jefferson Awards are given at both national and local levels. Local winners are ordinary …

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The Black Repertory Theater Group Gets some Community Love

On June 8, 2019, Rebuilding Together sponsored a volunteer workday to make critical health and safety improvements to the Black Repertory Group theater. About 12 volunteers were assembled by Spencer Wolfe, of Alward Construction, for an afternoon of making vital improvements to this venerable community cultural center. Everyone who gave up their Saturday to volunteer, …

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The South Berkeley Senior Center gets some Rebuilding Together Love

The volunteers from Lawrence Berkeley Lab spent their Saturday making improvements in the South Berkeley Senior Center. They sanded and painted railings, applied energy efficient film to windows, and generally brought their great energy and sunny dispositions to the Senior Center. Led by House Captain Alice La Pierre, Yingying, Rodney, Jennifer, Bruce, Julie, Katherine, Laura, …

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Our Volunteers Make the Meals on Wheels Kitchen A Little Better

Rebuilding Together volunteers took on the task of replacing the floor in the commercial kitchen of the West Berkeley Service Center.  This is where Meals on Wheels prepares food for hundreds of low income seniors each day.  We assembled a crack team of skilled (and not-so-skilled) volunteers to tackle this tough assignment.  House Captain Vern …

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