Tag Archives: AmeriCorps

Patty Solecki Receives CapacityCorps Legacy of Service Award

We were thrilled to celebrate the contributions of our one of our own earlier this month at Rebuilding Together’s National Conference. Patty Solecki, who served two terms as an AmeriCorps CapacityCorps member with us from 2007-2009, was awarded the first Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps Legacy of Service Award! The award honors a CapacityCorps alum who exemplifies the spirit of AmeriCorps and a life-long commitment to serving their community. We could not be prouder of Patty and...

AmeriCorps and New Sector Alliance RISE Fellow’s Terms of Service Ending

Over the last year, Rebuilding Together Twin Cities was fortunate to have Jacob Ames and Steve Abrams serve as our AmeriCorps Project Coordinators and New Sector Alliance RISE Fellow Dan Frankenfeld serve as our Accessibility Coordinator. Their terms of service are ending soon, and we would like to thank them for their efforts. Thank you to Jacob, Steve, and Dan for your hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm over the last year. Best of luck with...

AmeriCorps Perspective: MLK Week of Service Trip

Written by our AmeriCorps Members: Steven Abrams and Jacob Ames This January, Rebuilding Together held its annual MLK Week of Service in Lafayette, Louisiana, a town hard hit by last August’s massive floods. CapacityCorps members from Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide converged on Cajun Country, and in conjunction with AmeriCorps members serving locally, performed a wide-range of renovations on a half dozen homes and a local Boys & Girls Club. Jacob was most proud of a...

Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps Members Repair Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana for MLK Day

Last week, our AmeriCorps members Steve and Jacob, joined AmeriCorps members from Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide in Lafayette, Louisiana, to rebuild six homes affected by the recent flood with Rebuilding Together Acadiana. One of these homes belongs to a retired nurse who lost her husband, a World War II veteran. During the flood, her home was inundated with a foot of water, displacing them for a week. Many homeowners in the area did not have...