Soulmates, how the Wichmann’s describe their 48-year marriage. Since the beginning, travel and serving others have been steadfast components in The Wichmann’s lives. Following Mr. Wichmann’s service in the U.S. Army, The Wichmann’s joined the Peace Corps and spent two years in Chad (the poorest
Of the 18 years worth of memories in their home, Mr. and Mrs. Huff say none compare to raising 4 great-grandchildren in their home. “Granny and grandpa” have led exciting and fulfilling lives. Mr. and Mrs. Huff have just as much excitement to come during
Independence and the ability to stay in your home with the one you love – this is how Rebuild Upstate volunteers have blessed Mark and Rhonda Turnbull. “We would not have been able to stay in our home if not for Rebuild Upstate,” Rhonda says.
Rebuild Upstate receives National Award for the third time in five years GREENVILLE, S.C. – ReFrame Association, a network of volunteer-based home repair organizations throughout the country, recently honored Rebuild Upstate with its third Best Practices Award in the past five years. Best Practice awards
Ralph Breeze revisits favorite memories every time he looks out into his front yard. “That dogwood tree over there is bent because my grandson used to sit on it, and I sure enjoyed watching him drive his toy car down the hill. He’d get stuck
This story was co-written by Madiken Helsel. Madiken is a Greenville resident who enjoys business consulting for early-stage companies. When not working or volunteering with local non-profits, she likes to travel, hike, and run with her husband. Madiken volunteers with Rebuild Upstate to help share the
This blog post is a deeper-dive to Marlene’s story, which originally featured in our 2017 Impact Report. Madiken Helsel, the co-author of this post, is a Rebuild Upstate volunteer who helps Rebuild Upstate share stories of homeowners served. Just talking to Marlene on the phone,