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The project will be in collaboration with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley. Photo courtesy Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley.

Seven Trees partners with Lowes to revitalize undeveloped plot in east San Jose

—By Gregg Aronica | SJ Today

December 4, 2023

The Seven Trees Neighborhood Association is partnering with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, the City of San Jose + Lowe’s to revitalize an undeveloped plot of land in east San Jose.

As of this morning, a team of ~70 volunteers have started work on planting three oak trees near Cedro Street + Cas Drive, and more improvements around the Seven Trees Community Center.

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ABC7’s Day of Giving: How to help in your community

—Story by KGO

December, 2023

In the South Bay one organization works tirelessly to provide safe homes for people in dire conditions.

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley has done that work for more than three decades and hopes this Giving Tuesday will be a step that helps it continue its mission.

In just two days this year, 800 volunteers were able to refurbish over 40 homes fixing roofs, plumbing and providing wheelchair access.

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Veteran of the Korean War Don Murphy. For this neighbor, now in his ninth decade of life, it’s his time to receive, after giving to the country and community for most of his life.

Volunteers help rehab Korean War vet’s Santa Clara house

—By Jesse Gary | KTVU Fox 2

November 10, 2023

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Each brush stroke on a modest one-story home in Santa Clara helps cover the debilitating effects of time. And, it helps peel away the story of the decades-long journey of homeowner, Don Murphy.

“It’s just wonderful to see all these people. And they’re all so happy and enjoying themselves. That’s great,” he said.

At 93, Murphy is spending Veterans Day watching the work, and telling the volunteers the path that brought him to the South Bay.

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Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, a nonprofit that helps repair and update homes in the South Bay, is hosting a “Safe at Home” event in Los Gatos on Saturday, July 8. The Safe at Home events allow volunteers from across the region to gather at a home and ensure it’s accessible, equipped for aging residents and protected from disasters.

Los Gatos home gets revamp from Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley

—By Michelle Pitcher | San Jose Mercury News

June 18, 2023

Safe at Home

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, a nonprofit that helps repair and update homes in the South Bay, is hosting a “Safe at Home” event in Los Gatos on Saturday, July 8. The Safe at Home events allow volunteers from across the region to gather at a home and ensure it’s accessible, equipped for aging residents and protected from disasters.

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Videos

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley PSA 2024 (Jan 2024)

NextStage Design & Build Volunteer Home Repairs on KPIX (Oct 22, 2022)

Steps To Preserving Affordable Housing: Understanding Mobile Homes | RTSV Celebrates AFM (May 27, 2022)

Sandis Supports Local WWII Veteran on Rebuilding Day 2022 – NBC Bay Area (May 3, 2022)
RTSV’s Interview on Univision Area de la Bahia’s Contigo Show (April 12, 2022)

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