Rebuilding Together is the nation's largest nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing home repair and renovation services free of charge to those in need. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses and the hands-on work of over 100,000 volunteers led by 166 affiliates, Rebuilding Together renovates and repairs nearly 10,000 homes and nonprofit facilities annually. In addition to its core home repair work, Rebuilding Together renovates community centers and conducts home modification and repair programs that focus on elder home safety, energy efficiency, veterans housing, and gulf coast recovery.
Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps has 65 full-time AmeriCorps members serving at 31 Rebuilding Together affiliates in 19 states. The Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps members perform a wide variety of activities aimed at improving the impact, effectiveness and sustainability of participating Rebuilding Together affiliates to serve additional low-income homeowners in need. CapacityCorps members build capacity by recruiting and managing volunteers, performing direct energy efficiency repairs, doing client outreach, building community partnerships and creating new programs.