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Rebuilding Together: "So many acts of kindness": Looking Back and Looking Forward
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the final episode of this 19 part web series, Melanie and Maria look back on their months volunteering to rebuild Sandy-affected homes with national non-profit Rebuilding Together. As Rebuilding Together marks its 250th Sandy recovery project, Melanie and Maria reflect on the work they've done, the stories they've heard, the people they've met, and the organizations they've come to know during their time as volunteers. They look back at what's already been accomplished and take a look forward to the work that still needs to be done.
The Rebuilding after Sandy web series is 19 short episodes shot over several months in NY/NJ. Two volunteers, Maria and Melanie, get to know Rebuilding Together over the course of several projects, where they meet homeowners, volunteers, elected officials, veterans, first responders, Rebuilding Together staff, partners, celebrities (like Ty Pennington!) and sponsors like Sears/Craftsmen, Lowe's, Crate and Barrel, Meredith, Philips, Choice Hotels, and others. See what it means to rebuild after Sandy.
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together is a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes community starts at home. We provide critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homeowners in need and the community centers that serve them at no cost to service recipients. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across the country. Our 187 local affiliates completed 10,400 rebuild projects in 2012 thanks to the efforts of 100,000 volunteers from corporate partners, skilled trades professionals and everyday good citizens. Get involved – visit www.RebuildingTogether.org.
Video with caption: "Rebuilding after Sandy, Episode 19: "So many acts of kindness": Looking Back and Looking Forward Melanie and Maria look back on their months with Rebuilding Together and reflect on all the stories they've heard, the people they met, and the organizations they got to know throughout their time as volunteers. They reminisce about all that's already been accomplished and take a look at the recovery that continues." Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BMCda1fJXY&feature=share&list=PLdt2gOypMhSqyFjjq9U2a-IA1seMRjuRb
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