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Rebuilding Together: Philly Block Build

This past Saturday, I volunteered with Rebuilding Together Philadelphia, an area nonprofit that rehabilitates homes in low-income areas of Philly free of charge.  The organization works with community groups to identify local low-income homeowners who want to participate in the program, giving preference to people who are older, disabled, living with children or veterans (check out their homeowner application here).  After homeowners are selected, a contractor works with them to determine what repairs can be made.  Over the course of two weekends, volunteer contractors and builders gather on-site to make it happen.

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