Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church has developed an effective system for identifying and correcting fall hazards in low-income seniors’ homes.
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by Andrew Dumont, Chair Did you know you can support no-cost home repairs for low-income homeowners, lower your taxes, and meet your Individual Retirement Account’s (IRA) required minimum distribution? That’s what I call a win-win-win, and it is possible if you direct your IRA’s trustee to make a qualified charitable distribution to Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls […]
We are pleased to announce that Christy Plunkett-Barese and Condalisa Smith have joined our Board of Directors. Christy Plunkett-Barese is a Financial Advisor partnered with Northwestern Mutual, helping clients build a road map for financial security and achieving their personal goals. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Christy spent fourteen years working for two of the […]
RT-AFF recently recognized four outstanding board members who retired from our board after a combined total of 70 years of service – Col. (Ret.) Marion “Barney” Barnwell, Alberto Garcia, Beverly J. Merchant and Paul S. Schleifman, Esq.
Our RT Express Program helps low-income seniors safely age in place.
We are very pleased to announce that Scott Brideau, Tamara Fye, Shanton Kittler and Norris Middleton have joined our Board of Directors.
Thanks to a grant from The Wells Fargo Foundation, a national partner of Rebuilding Together, we were able to replace a roof and allow a homeowner to live safely in her home of 24 years.
Lou developed a process that ensures the donated stair lifts are in good working order and can be safely re-used, spending about 10 hours on each donated stair lift.
We started the process of getting back to repairs by developing a set of Worksite Safety Protocols and a COVID-19 Safety Training. Fritz Sturz, Project Repair Coordinator, put together the safety training and a professional voice-over actor donated his time to narrate the training. Eight volunteers participated in the pilot and after taking the safety […]
by Bruce Jolly, RT-AFF Board Member Allen Schirmer, one of Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church’s founders and Treasurer of the Board of Directors, recently retired from our Board. Allen’s retirement from the Board comes with a sense of gratitude on all fronts. Allen began volunteering with Christmas in April, the precursor to Rebuilding Together, in 1988. […]
Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church (Rebuilding Together-AFF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves low-income homeowners and nonprofits. Our volunteers repair and upgrade homes at no charge to the owner. We focus on health, safety and accessibility for every home.