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House sharing: el programa que ayuda a la comunidad con el alquiler de cuartos y con reparaciones

—Univsion 14,  July 10, 2019

La organización Caridades Católica habilitó un programa que ayuda a quienes desean tener un ingreso extra rentando un cuarto en su casa y a quienes necesitan un lugar asequible para vivir. A estos esfuerzos se suman los de la organización Rebuilding Together que ayuda a los residentes a realizar mejoras en las viviendas para rentar los espacios.

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Volunteers Help after Cupertino Flooding

—KTVY 2 News, May 23, 2019

Rebuilding Together Volunteers Make Over Santa Clara Group Home in a Jiffy

—The Silicon Valley Voice/Diane Andrews,  May 15, 2019

Age and skill are no barriers to volunteering with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley.

About 25 Rebuilding Together (RTSV) volunteers ages 17 to 89 converged on Momentum for Mental Health’s group home in Santa Clara on April 27, giving it a spring makeover in hours rather than days.

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Realtor Foundation Fixes Up Homes of Low-Income Homeowners

—PR Newswire,  May 6, 2019

The Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation (SCCR Foundation) recently participated in Rebuilding Day, a bi-annual home repair blitz organized by Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV). Over 40 local REALTORS® volunteered their time to work on two homes in the Villa Teresa Mobile Community in San Jose.

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Volunteers from the Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation

Cupertino volunteers set the pace at Rebuilding Day

—San Jose Mercury News/Anne Gelhaus,  May 5, 2019

Included among the 36 work sites for the countywide Spring Rebuilding Day, an annual project of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, were two Cupertino residences that are home to teens and young adults who are on the high end of the autism spectrum.

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Mobilodge of Milpitas benefits from Rebuilding volunteer efforts

—San Jose Mercury News/Anne Gelhaus,  May 5, 2019

Included among the 36 work sites for the countywide Spring Rebuilding Day, an annual project of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, were two residences in the Mobilodge of Milpitas Mobile Home Park.

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Volunteers bring in mulch for some landscaping work at a home in Pacific Mobile Estates in Gilroy on April 27.

Volunteers ready a mobile home at Mobilodge of Milpitas Mobile Home Park for painting on during Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley’s Spring Rebuilding Day. More than 1,000 volunteers spent April 27 repairing and rebuilding homes of the needy in Santa Clara County.

Rebuilding volunteers give TLC to older Willow Glen homes

—San Jose Mercury News/Anne Gelhaus,  May 5, 2019

Among the 36 work sites for the countywide Spring Rebuilding Day, an annual project of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, were the 70-year-old home of an 83-year-old Willow Glen resident and a 114-year-old house that needs much TLC before it can be used as transitional housing.

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Rebuilding Day an uplifting experience for Los Gatos volunteers

—San Jose Mercury News/Anne Gelhaus,  May 5, 2019

Included among the 36 work sites for the countywide Spring Rebuilding Day, an annual project of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, was a Los Gatos house that serves clients of Uplift Family Services.

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Volunteers Repair Seniors’ Homes

—Gilroy Dispatch/Barry Holtzclaw,  May 4, 2019

More than 1,000 volunteers from companies, churches, service clubs and other community organizations spent Saturday, April 27 repairing and rebuilding homes of the needy in Santa Clara County.

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Volunteers bring in mulch for some landscaping work at a home in Pacific Mobile Estates in Gilroy on April 27.

Volunteers bring in mulch for some landscaping work at a home in Pacific Mobile Estates in Gilroy on April 27.

Los Gatos Architect Organizes Fitting Memorial For Late Business Partner

—NBC Bay Area, April 30, 2019

Last November, Brad McCurdy, a Los Gatos architect, died suddenly. His family, friends, and coworkers wondered how best to memorialize his life.

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Rebuilding and Uplifting the Community

—San Jose Mercury News, March 31, 2019

Helping each other and helping communities packs a big punch when muscle, enthusiasm and generous donations come together.

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Rebuilding Year Round

—Campbell Express / Duncan Cook, March 27, 2019

I drive past the many warehouses and business buildings along McGlincy Lane looking for the rare residential unit for the story. The tell-tale sign of the big, white Rebuilding Together van in the driveway indicates that I have arrived.

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Rebuilding Day September 2018

GMH Today, December 2018-Jan 2019 Edition

Saturday, October 2 7 was a day to be proud of the great communities we live in.

On that day, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley set out to trans­from twenty-one homes and three nonprofits. Over 700 volunteers stepped up and made our valley a better place to be.

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Rotary cleans up with Rebuilding Together

—San Jose Mercury News, November 4, 2018

Members of the Rotary Club of Cupertino on Oct. 27 put a new coat of paint on Dante Mostaan’s home in San Jose’s Cambrian neighborhood. But the volunteers did a lot more than that.

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Hundreds of volunteers repair homes of low-income, disabled Silicon Valley residents for ‘Rebuilding Day’

—San Jose Mercury News, October 27, 2018

SAN JOSE — Marco Lopez was once a very active family man who worked long hours and kept up the home he purchased with his wife Lois in 1984, making small repairs and improvements himself. But after several foot surgeries and back pain left him with limited mobility, Lopez saw the house fall apart.

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Silicon Valley Mechanical and Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Give Home a Makeover

—The Silicon Valley Voice, August 11, 2018

On Aug. 4, a house with Santa Clara’s Housing Choices at the De La Cruz Cooperative (www.housingchoices.org/partner-properties) was bustling with activity. Workers held on to their construction tools and sported jeans and turquoise shirts, unifying them as the volunteers giving the house a makeover.

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Caring and repairing: Rebuilding Together is building bonds and bridges

—southvalley.com, July 18, 2018

Is there a more fundamentally American ritual than the barn-raising?
People banding together to help a neighbor in need is part of the American story that we never get tired of hearing. But in contemporary times, there aren’t a lot of barns to be built or neighbors who heed the call to pitch in.

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UCB and Rebuilding Together Help Fragility Fracture Patient Stay at Home

—ucb-usa.com, June 11, 2018

Last month, UCB teamed up with Rebuilding Together®Silicon Valley, a non-profit organization committed to repairing homes for older Americans or people living with disabilities who are physically and financially unable to maintain safe living conditions.

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Santa Clara Senior’s Home Gets a Facelift Thanks to Rebuilding Together

—The Silicon Valley Voice, May 30, 2018

Many hands do, indeed, make light work. Long-time Santa Clara resident Mieke Endeman, 87, is thrilled at the free facelift her home got May 18, all thanks to Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV) and 12 friendly, energetic volunteers from a Wells Fargo downtown San Jose mortgage team.

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Cobham Rebuilding Day Fall 2017

—YouTube, November 13, 2017

Organization helping South Bay residents rebuild flood damaged homes

—ABC 7 News, October 30, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — Dozens of South Bay homes damaged by February’s torrential rain and flooding are getting patched up thanks to volunteers.

ABC7 was at Golden Wheel Mobile Home Park in San Jose where an army of helping hands hammered patched and painted.

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San Jose flood survivors, low-income homeowners get long-awaited home repairs

—San Jose Mercury News, October 28, 2017

SAN JOSE — For eight months after the Coyote Creek flood devastated their home in the Golden Wheel Mobile Home Park — forcing them to temporarily evacuate to a Milpitas hotel with their Siamese cat for nine days — Donna and Greg Poen struggled to pick up the pieces.

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Good Deed for a Navy Veteran

—San Jose Mercury News, September 30, 2017

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley volunteers descended on the San Jose home of 95-year-old Navy veteran John Bonfilio to perform needed repairs on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. RTSV teamed up with Sears’ Heroes at Home program to build new stairs, paint and take care of other home improvement needs.

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49ers give makeover to Morgan Autism Center’s new home

—San Jose Mercury News, June 21, 2017

About 150 volunteers from the 49ers staff teamed up with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley on Wednesday to provide an outdoor makeover for the Morgan Autism Center’s new home in San Jose. But for former 49ers linebacker Lee Woodall and his wife, Terri, it meant a lot more than just a good deed.

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Community shows it cares with service projects around town

—San Jose Mercury News, April 27, 2017

People looking to make a difference through community service took to parks, schools and public places around the city this past weekend to lend a helping hand.

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Letter to the Editor(PDF)

—Campbell Express, April 26, 2017

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Volunteers help San Jose couple repair mobile home damaged by storm

—ABC 7 News, April 12, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — A San Jose couple whose home was severely damaged by the Coyote Creek flooding is getting help from volunteers Wednesday who are working to help them make repairs.

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