Meet the Parks Wholesome. You can’t help but smile when you pull up to The Park’s home. The blue-grey shade and ornate details are so inviting and just make you want to go inside. One foot in the door and you are immediately greeted by
Meet Mrs. E Joy. That’s the word I would use to describe Mrs. E. She radiates kindness and compassion, immediately welcoming me into her home. A grandmother to 13 and a great-grandmother to 4, Mrs. E could put anyone at ease. She enjoys the simple
Rebuild Upstate receives around 1,500 calls to our helpline every year. This video gives a little insight into what those calls are like, and just how much our neighbors need our help.
Before volunteers performed repairs on her home, Ms. Tabitha and her children were on their way to being homeless. She couldn’t even turn on a light switch or flush her toilets. Rebuild Upstate helped her in her time of need, even when she had nowhere
Ms. G takes much pride in her home. In the 40+ years she’s lived here, she’s done most of the maintenance and repair her self. Recently, she hasn’t quite been able to keep up, physically and financially. After she got her tax return last year,
It’s a pleasure to hear an accomplished musician play, and if you’re fortunate, Devin Douglas may perform a song or two when you visit. Douglas is an accomplished organist with a career working for many Atlanta-based sports teams. 13 years ago, Douglas left Atlanta to
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.
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