PRLog - April 25, 2012 - COLUMBIA, Md. -- Columbia, MD (April 24, 2012) – On Saturday, April 28, 2012, an army of volunteers from 27 businesses and organizations will renovate 28 Howard County homes and three nonprofit facilities in celebration of Rebuilding Together’s National Rebuilding Day.
Rebuilding Together Howard County
Rebuilding Together Howard County will kick-off the day at Athelas where an 45-member volunteer team from sponsor Honeywell will paint the exterior walls and install a washer and dryer for client use.
“Honeywell is a valued sponsor that has been with us year after year,” said John Startt, President, Rebuilding Together Howard County. “We are looking forward to continuing to work with them and celebrate the enthusiasm that they bring to this project.”
Athelas, a non-profit organization based in Columbia, Maryland, provides services to individuals with disabilities.
Over 800 volunteers have already committed to Rebuilding Day 2012 including representatives from several local businesses, congregations, civic organizations, and schools.
“Through our rebuilds this week, we’re bringing warmth, safety and accessibility to homeowners who do not have the financial or physical wherewithal to complete home repairs and other necessary improvements,”
The local 2012 Rebuilding Day sponsors and participants include: Appalachian Service Project, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Sun Trust Bank, Columbia Ski Club, , Dale Linthicum Family and Friends, First Potomac Realty Trust, Glenelg Country School, Hamel Builders, Home Builders Association of Maryland Foundation, Honeywell, Linden Linthicum United Methodist Church, M&T Bank, Columbia Jewish Congregation, First Presbyterian Church, Rotary Club of Columbia, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Harkins Builders, Columbia Church of Christ, GEA Process Engineering, Skafte Construction, Pakulla Professionals, Mitre Corp, Sandy Spring Bank, Smith Barney, Sears’ Heroes at Home program, and the Howard County Government.
About Rebuilding Together: Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit
organization working to preserve affordable home ownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served. With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled trades people, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates in America’s largest cities and smallest towns make life considerably better for thousands of low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live by completing 10,000 projects per year. Rebuilding Together has programs dedicated to energy efficiency, veteran’s housing, aging in place and Gulf Coast reconstruction. For more information, visit http://www.RebuildingTogether.org. You can also follow Rebuilding Together on Twitter @rebldgtogthr or become a fan on Facebook at http://Facebook.com/
About Rebuilding Together Howard County: Rebuilding Together® Howard County is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to helping elderly and/or disabled low-income homeowners, and families with children through home renovation and repair. Our goal is to keep people living in warmth, safety, and independence, while helping to build better communities in Howard County. To find out more about Rebuilding Together Howard County and its programs, or how you can help, please call Rebuilding Together Howard County at 410-381-3338 or visit http://www.rebuildingtogetherhowardcounty.org.
Rebuilding Together® Howard County is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to helping elderly and/or disabled low-income homeowners, and families with children through home renovation and repair in Howard County, Md.