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April - National Rebuilding Month

Home Depot and Rebuilding Together North Jersey Team up to help Army Veteran Larry Desantis replace his front porch:

CBS2 News Coverage of RTNJ in Clifton NJ



September 26, 2021: An Army of Angels

May 6, 2021: Wayne Nurses Get a New Roof as ‘Thank You’ For COVID-19 Service

February 4, 2021: Roofs for Heroes program continues success in Garfield


September 31, 2020: Roofs for Heroes Program on News 12 NJ

May 20, 2020: RTNJ receives one of 54 grants from Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

February 8, 2020: Rebuilding Together volunteers help Teaneck family renovate, stay in home


April 27, 2019: RTNJ volunteers help Fair Lawn woman rebuild her life

April 27, 2019: RTNJ volunteers help Fair Lawn woman rebuild her life (images)

January 22, 2019: Gannett gives to NJ charities, RTNJ among them








December 24, 2018: NJ Santas. Five stories unsung heroes

December 15, 2018: Hometown heroes awards recognize 42 NJ 5th district

November 19, 2018: Ridgewood NJ non-profit come rescue Totowa NJ mom and disabled son

November, 2018:  Local organization goes above and beyond for single Passaic county mom wheelchair bound son

September 27, 2018: Rebuilding Together North Jerseys 20th Anniversary Celebration

April 29, 2018:         RTNJ volunteers provide home repairs to families in need


May 24, 2017:          RTNJ partnered with Sherwin Williams to improve Paterson Task Force’s Broadway Shelter for families.


October 2, 2016:      Rebuilding Together expands reach into Passaic County (The Record)

May 19, 2016:           NVE Bank participates in National Rebuilding Day (The Record)

April 30, 2016:          Dozens of volunteers help rebuild home… (Fios1 News)

April 14, 2016:          Bogota councilwoman volunteers for nonprofit (Bogota Bulletin)

February 2016:         Partner Spotlight: Rebuilding Together (American Red Cross)

February 25, 2016:   Oakland resident joins board of non-profit (Franklin Lakes – Oakland Suburban News)

January 1, 2016:       Year in review: Little Ferry (Little Ferry Local)


October 25, 2015:   After years of waiting, Moonachie home damaged by Sandy being made livable (The Record)

October 4, 2015:     RTBC brings Little Ferry families safety (Daily Voice)

September 3, 2015: Residents can receive free smoke alarms (Little Ferry Local)

July 14, 2015:           Bergen County Police Chiefs help renovate home (Cliffview Pilot)

May 7, 2015:             NVE Bank hammers away on Rebuilding Day (Northern Valley Suburbanite)

April 1, 2015:            A family that builds together [(201) Magazine, p. 26]

February 1, 2015:     Police Chiefs Foundation Donates $5,000 (

January 29, 2015:    Bergen County Police Chiefs Make Donation (  


October 29, 2014:    Rebuilding after Sandy: Bergen County 2 years later (Fios1 News) 

October 29, 2014:    Governor Christie at the Smith home in Little Ferry (NJTV)

October 29, 2014:    Christie, officials mark Sandy anniversary in Bergen County (The Record)

October 29, 2014:    Sandy anniversary (Levon Putney, WCBS News Radio 880)

July 20, 2014:           Rising tide of support for victims of Superstorm Sandy (The Record)

July 17, 2014:           Volunteers repair Lyndhurst home damaged during Sandy

July 16, 2014:           Crate and Barrel partners with Rebuilding Together to help superstorm victims  (Fios1 News)

July 11, 2014:           Anthony Fasano Bocce Bash

July 2, 2014:             Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund Grant (The Record)

June 2014:                There is plenty of work to do (p. 13, Little Ferry Gazette)

May 22, 2014:            Mahwah resident receives help rebuilding her home   

April 27, 2014:           A day for rebuilding homes

February 3, 2014:      Family hit by Sandy, gets help from NFL, visit from Gov. Christie  (Pix11 News)

January 31, 2014:      NFL teams up to help Sandy victims  (ABC 7 Eyewitness News video)

January 31, 2014:      Christie praises Moonachie volunteers rebuilding in wake of Sandy

January 30, 2014:      Church group aids Sandy volunteers

January 13, 2014:      Volunteers a “godsend” to Little Ferry family


November 28, 2013:  Sandy victims in Little Ferry celebrate new lives

November 22, 2013:  Volunteers repair damage in Little Ferry

October 31, 2013:      One year later in Little Ferry: Recovery and perserverance (Little Ferry Local)

October 30, 2013:      Sandy one year later: Grip-Rite and volunteers rebuild damaged home in Little Ferry

October 29, 2013:      Moonachie residents rescued by boat during Sandy look back (ABC 7online video)

October 29, 2013:      Heartache and hope in New Jersey a year after Sandy (NBC 4 New York video)

October 28, 2013:      Rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy, still (HLN Evening Express video)

October 19, 2013:      Rebuilding Together helps repair homes, playground in Moonachie (News 12 New Jersey video)

October 19, 2013:     Teamwork helps rebuild Sandy-ravaged homes in Moonachie (

August 2013:             Rebuilding Together 200th post-Sandy renovation (pdf, see pp. 18-19)

July 17, 2013:            Volunteers work through extreme heat to repair Moonachie homes (NY1 video)

July 17, 2013:            Volunteers work to restore Sandy-damaged homes in Moonachie ( story and video)

July 16, 2013:            Volunteers fight heat on Sandy rebuilding project in Moonachie (News 12 New Jersey video)

July 15, 2013:            Rebuilding Together and Crate and Barrel revitalize devastated homes in Bergen County (

July 2013:                  Longtime Moonachie resident gets home renovated after Sandy (pdf, see p. 20)

June 16, 2013:           Bergen County run raises funds for post-Sandy home repairs (

June 5, 2013:             Volunteers restore Moonachie home  (

June 4, 2013:             Volunteers help rebuild Sandy-damaged home (News 12 New Jersey video)

June 4, 2013:             Moonachie man gets help from volunteers (

May 2013:                  Little Ferry Hook & Ladder rehabilitated by its community (Retrofit magazine)

May 16, 2013:            Coming together to rebuild an Englewood home (Northern Valley Suburbanite)

May 3, 2013:              Rebuilding after Sandy (MyFixitUpLife talk radio)

May 2, 2013:              Moonachie family back in their home after Superstorm Sandy (Eyewitness News video)

April 27, 2013:           Volunteers complete repairs to Moonachie home  (

April 27, 2013:           Ty Pennington, Craftsman Make a Difference tour, and Rebuilding Together in Moonachie  (

April 26, 2013:           Ty Pennington, volunteers help Moonachie couple move back home (

April 26, 2013:           Volunteers pitch in to rebuild Moonachie veteran’s home (News 12 New Jersey video)

April 25, 2013:           Ty Pennington Unveils “Make a Difference” Tour  (CNN video)

April 4, 2013:             Nearly $750K in Sandy rebuilding grants coming to Bergen County

February 26, 2013:    Celebrating the restoration of the Little Ferry Hook & Ladder post-Sandy ( video; NY1 News video; Fios1 News video)

February 23, 2013     Bands of volunteers restore a firehouse

February 20, 2013     Governor announces peer program for firefighters

February 8, 2013       Church feeds AmeriCorps members helping with Sandy recovery

February 1, 2013       Little Ferry determined to rebuild after Sandy (Fios1 News video)

January 30, 2013      Community partners with Moonachie-Little Ferry Relief Fund

January 21, 2013      Bergen non-profits form long-term recovery committee

January 19, 2013      National Day of Service, MLK Day

January 17, 2013      Residents struggling to keep out the cold

January 11, 2013      Volunteers descend on storm-ravaged mobile home park


December 25, 2012   Christmas spirit survives Superstorm Sandy (video)

December 19, 2012   Sandy recovery: Little Ferry Hook & Ladder  (video)

December 19, 2012   Sandy recovery begins at Little Ferry Hook & Ladder (video)

December 19, 2012   Volunteers rebuild for reccovering Sandy victims

December 12, 2012   Resource fair for Sandy victims

December 6, 2012     Volunteer project supports Joan D’Alessandro Foundation

November 19, 2012   Volunteers repair home of children’s advocate

October 23, 2012       Kickoff to Rebuild

May 3, 2012                Englewood senior center aided on National Rebuilding Day

April 30, 2012             Renovating Fair Lawn home hard-hit by Hurricane Irene

April 29, 2012      For Ridgewood veterans, rebuilding a home means rebuilding a life

April 27, 2012      Iraq War veteran has help in fight


August 17, 2011    American Legion Post gets renovations for accessibility

June 20, 2011      Father’s Day 5K raises money for more home repairs

May 23, 2011       Helping a Marine mom and her family

May 22, 2011       AmeriCorps Week project improves a couple’s treasured yard

May 2, 2011        A Fair Lawn senior gets a more acccessible home

Highlights from Rebuilding Day in Bergen County (video)


Rebuild 1000 – Celebrating the completion of 1000 homes restored in the Gulf Coast.

Sept. 10, 2010      Bergen County volunteers help rebuild in New Orleans

April 25, 2010      A welcoming home for a boy with autism

19th Annual Rebuilding Together Kickoff to Rebuild:

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