There are many ways you can help Rebuilding Together, as a volunteer, on a committee, or by supporting our fundraisers.
THANK YOU for Your Support of Our First Beefsteak!
On Thursday, March 16, Rebuilding Together will be at The Brownstone in Paterson with special guest, Howard Cross, former NY Giants tight end. In addition to funding the important work of the organzation, guests will enjoy The Brownstone’s famous, delicious unlimited beefsteak and beer, watch the first night of NCAA March Madness on the big screen, and enjoy the wit and wisdom of Howard Cross.
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Project Management: This committee engages in all aspects of selecting, evaluating, budgeting, planning, and carrying out projects. Committee members to outreach to lcoate potential project sites, evaluate projects for suitability, and develop work scopes. They then recruit home team leaders and provide training events and guidance for the project leaders. The Project Management Committee also inventories and manges the warehouse and secures all permits and rental items needed at projects. Members are needed for any roles in this dynamic hands-on committee.
Fund Development: Our major fundraisers, Trivia Night and the Fix It Up Raffle, are loads of fun and are the result of a lot of great work by volunteers. Help plan these events as well as organize other benefit nights, social media/online fundraising, or come up with other exciting ways to raise support that will benefit homeowners in need. Help attract new funding sources (i.e., sponsors, donors, grantors) and connect with current supporters. Commitment of at least one year and participation in one or more of our fundraising events.
Marketing & PR: Help us with outreach, media kits, press releases, social media and graphic design, so we can spread the word about our mission, Rebuilding Day projects, fundraising events, and more.
Expansion: This committee will conduct all preparatory and implementation work necessary to expand the RT Bergen County affiliate into the RT North Jersey affiliate, to include the counties of Bergen, Passaic, Morris, and Sussex. The committee will oversee a successful transition into Passaic County in 2016 by conducting at least one rebuilding project and identifying a cluster neighborhood for National Rebuilding Day 2017.
Email info@RTNorthJersey.org to get involved with these or other committees (Project Management, Home Teams, Project Selections).
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JOIN OUR FIRE SAFETY TEAM
Help install smoke alarms one day a week or month in Bergen County or on our Community Revitalization and Fire Safety Day in Paterson on Saturday, October 1. Installers will need to use a ladder and tools (provided); other volunteers will simply share fire safety information, and help homeowners complete a service-acknowledgment form.
If you are interested or would like more information, email Ronni at scharron@RTnorthjersey.org.
We’re looking for 25 generous donors to contribute $300 annually (or in installments) to raise $7,500 – the cost of a Rebuilding Day house sponsorship. Visit our goal page to become part of our signature National Rebuilding Day event.
Workday Volunteers: If you are able to help on Community Revitalization and Fire Safety Day (Saturday, October 1) or Prep Days (to be announced) or weekdays (particularly if you have skills in carpentry, masonry, painting), please email Ronni, indicating what date(s) you can volunteer. Or fill out a Volunteer Registration Form (link above right). Please be as specific as possible regarding your skills, interests, and availability.
Corporate Days of Service: If your company does community service and is interested in participating in and/or contributing to a Corporate Day of Service with Rebuilding Together North Jersey, please email us with employer contact information and any information about number of volunteers and availability.
CONTACT REBUILDING TOGETHER NORTH JERSEY: