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Our Story

Rebuilding Together Frederick County is an affiliate of the National Rebuilding Together organization headquartered in Washington, DC. We share a vision of safe homes for everyone. Watch the video below to learn more about what we do.

Become a [Re]Builder

We need your help. We always have houses in our community in need of critical home repairs.  We have 3 ways that you can get involved.

1. You can join a team to work on a house and become a [Re]Builder.

2. You can choose a house and create a team of [Re]Builders.

3. You can donate money or supplies.

We especially need skilled trade volunteers, but if you can pick up a hammer or a roll of paper towels we can still use your help on our [Re]Building projects.

Skilled Trades Volunteers

We rely on skilled trade professional volunteers to serve as leaders in our rebuilding efforts, providing materials and technical know-how with everything from roofing to plumbing, assessment to planning. We leverage your expertise, connect you with our corporate partners, and highlight the impact you make through repairing homes and training low-income homeowners to keep their homes safe and healthy.

We invite you to volunteer with us and become a leader in our community.

Upcoming Meetings

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the second Monday of every month.

 

House Captain Meetings

Next Meeting: On Monday, May 20th at 6:00 pm there will be a follow-up meeting to discuss lessons learned from the 2019 Rebuilding Month.

Evangelical Lutheran Church
31 E Church St, Frederick, MD 21701

The meeting will be held in the Chapel of the Schaeffer Center on the church campus. The physical address for this building is 26 E 2nd St, Frederick.

News & Events

Workcamp is a Wrap

Rebuilding Together Frederick County (RTFC) co-sponsored a Home Repair Workcamp July 14 – 19th with Group Mission Trips. The Workcamp involved student and adult volunteers who came to rehabilitate houses in need of repair for our low-income seniors, veterans, and neighbors with disabilities. The volunteers come from all over the United States, stayed at Tuscarora High School, and worked on houses throughout Frederick County. This special program involved a collaboration between Group Cares Mission Trips, RTFC, Frederick County Government, and local churches and organizations.

The numbers:

  • 193 Workcampers
  • 12 Churches
  • 8 States
  • 32 Crews
  • 23 Sites and all repairs were completed
  • 5,789 Hours donated
  • Workcamp volunteers donated 1,462 items to the Urbana food bank

Thank you to all of our sponsor and donors who made this work possible!

For more information about what happened during the project and to get the perspective of the residents, see the recent article in the Frederick News Post  and be sure to check out the online photos.

For an overview of the Workcamp experience, watch the following WDVM news story.

Wells Fargo Gives Rebuilding Together $41,000 for Local Repairs

Wells Fargo Presents Check to Rebuilding Together Frederick

Wells Fargo Presents Check to Rebuilding Together Frederick

On May 4th, Wells Fargo presented Rebuilding Together Frederick County with a check of over $41,000 for major repairs on a local home. Rebuilding this home will allow the homeowner to live safely in her home for many years to come. This house was “adopted” by Wells Fargo, United Methodist Church and Boy Scout Troop 628 who donated skilled labor and workers to make repairs, paint, perform landscaping, and prep and clean the worksite.  Other volunteers from Project Day worksites helped out this weekend as well as neighbors and friends of the homeowner. Thank you to our house captain, Joey Romagnoli, and everyone who worked so hard to make this project a success!  See the 2019 Project Photos Page for more photos.

2019 Project Day

Saturday, April 27th was National Rebuilding Together Project Day and dozens of volunteers worked on repairs for houses throughout Frederick County.  See the 2019 Project Photos Page for pictures from the day or search the stream #RebuildingTogetherFrederick on Twitter . Stephanie Duprey from WDVM-TV produced a segment on one of our homes. Thank you to all the homeowners, sponsors, and volunteers for a successful Project Day!