Rebuild Upstate breaks yearly record in six months GREENVILLE, S.C. – An Upstate nonprofit organization has broken their previous yearly record for accomplished projects in only six months. Rebuild Upstate helps low-income homeowners with home repairs and accessibility improvements to create safe, livable housing in existing homes and neighborhoods. The organization’s current record is 62…Details
Rebuild Upstate joins with national Bike & Build program on Greenville project 6.22.15 GREENVILLE, SC – Rebuild Upstate recently completed a handicapped ramp for an Upstate family through the help of the national bicycle advocacy group, Bike & Build. The home that Bike and Build volunteers worked on was for a single mother who has…Details
A New Beginning 4.28.15 Last summer a conversation began within our organization. It was a conversation surrounding our name – ReWiGo (an acronym for Ready Willing Going) and the challenges it held. What does it mean? Are we really going all that far? How do you pronounce it? Should I use a Southern or Northern…Details
City Declares Rebuild Upstate Week 4.27.15 The City of Greenville has declared the week of April 27 “Rebuild Upstate Week” in honor of the organization’s new name and dedication to serving the community. Mayor Knox White delivered a proclamation making it official. The proclamation reads: Proclamation WHEREAS, the need to care for the homes of…Details
Viola has dementia, arthritis, and diabetes. She fell not too long ago and had to go to the emergency room. Viola has a particularly difficult time going up and down stairs; she needed a ramp to help her get in and out of her home safely. The floors in her home also needed to be…Details
Mrs. Blakely is 68 years old. She had a leaky roof for quite a while. Her son tried to patch around the chimney, but it continued to leak. Rebuild Upstate’s volunteers from Earle Street Baptist Church patched her roof. Thanks to their contribution, her home is now safe and protected from any further damage.
Laila is a little girl from China who was adopted by Upstate couple Joslynn and Jason McLaughlin. Laila has a rare muscle disorder that requires her to be in a wheelchair full time. Because their house had no ramp, she was unable to get in and out of her home on her own; one of…Details