Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012 Shining Star Volunteer Is Tim Erkel

This month, we recognized the hard work, passion and dedication of Tim Erkel by naming him our 2012 Shining Star Volunteer.  Tim stepped in to serve as our Volunteer Coordinator after our AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator couldn’t complete his full term of service.  Tim has been volunteering with us on a full-time basis since mid February.  Thanks to his hard work and enthusiasm, we have been able to continue to recruit and coordinate volunteers and our...

Help Us Win a $50,000 Makeover for the American Indian Family Center!

YOU can help us win a $50,000 makeover for the American Indian Family Center in St. Paul!  Rebuilding Together partnered with Maxwell House to select ten community houses across the country.  The three community houses that receive the most votes between now and June 8th will receive a $50,000 makeover. The vision of the American Indian Family Center is to be the place Where American Indian Families Thrive!  This is accomplished by providing American Indian...

National Rebuilding Day Was a Huge Success!

Thanks again to the hundreds of volunteers who braved the rain to help 25 families in need on April 28th for National Rebuilding Day!  Thanks to your efforts, we were able to help homeowners like Erin, a proud owner of her Camden Neighborhood home.  Erin’s grandson recently began living with her, and because of the expense of taking care of him, she is not able to afford repairs to her home.  In her thank you...