Montgomery County is closely monitoring the COVID-19 crisis. Our primary
concern is protecting our homeowner clients, volunteers, staff and [Re]Build partners
from the spread of the coronavirus.
In addition to the CDC
guidelines for hand washing, using 60% alcohol sanitizer, wiping down surfaces,
covering coughs and sneezes, and practicing social distancing, Rebuilding
Together Montgomery County has:
Instructed all employees to work from home,
Cancelled all in-person meetings, volunteer
trainings, and other gatherings,
Suspended all in-home repair work,
Postponed National [Re]Building Day, She Builds,
and all other group projects.
During this crisis, the
safety of our clients, partners, and staff will be our highest priority,
however, we will make every effort to meet the immediate needs of our
vulnerable neighbors by continuing to provide external repairs such as fixing
leaking roofs, adding or repairing accessibility items such as ramps, wheelchair
lifts and railings, fixing broken windows and external walls, external air
conditioning units, and other repairs that can be accomplished without direct
interaction between clients and workers.
Our 2020 National Rebuilding Day (NRD) event will take place throughout the month of April and will culminate on April 25, 2020. On this weekend, 400+ volunteers from businesses, faith-based organizations, and leadership groups will come together to complete home repair projects that will uplift our local neighborhoods and create sustainable housing solutions for our county’s most vulnerable residents.
If you would like to sponsor a volunteer team during this year’s event, please review and complete the NRD Registration Form and return it to Gladys Pleasant by email or via fax at (301) 947-9411. You can also return your completed for to us by mail by forwarding it to us at the following address:
Rebuilding Together Montgomery County Attn: Gladys Pleasant 18225-A Flower Hill Way Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Leadership Montgomery’s (LM) Toy Drive allow families to attend a distribution day, shop for the toys that they want, get them wrapped, receive a frozen turkey, winter clothes, a bag of food, and gift cards to Giant. Because of the wonderful efforts of LM, there were over 200 families with 700+ toys, 150 holiday meal bags and grocery cards distributed and over $15,000 was raised for this event in 2018!
Would you like to get involved and be apart of this rewarding experience? Well, you are in luck because there are multiple ways to contribute!
Ways to contribute
You can host a toy drive at your company to collect toys for the distribution day. If you are interested in this, contact Greg Smith.
If you would like to contribute toys, please drop off unwrapped toys valued at $20-$30 between now and December 13th for children whose families do not have the resources to celebrate the holidays. Drop off locations are listed below:
3. If you prefer, you may donate money for the toy drive to the M&T online page: LM 2019 Toy Drive
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact via Greg Smith or phone 240-632-7873!
We had a blast at our golf tournament, which was held at on October 7, 2019 at Bretton Woods. This year, our tournament sponsor was Miller & Long DC. With the support of our sponsors, players, and volunteers, we were able to raise over $63,000! Your support provides RTMC the opportunity to continue serving the low-income homeowners in our community and ensure their home is safe and healthy.
Thank you to all who participated and we can’t wait for next year’s tournament!
Please check out our Thank You Video below and stay tuned for pictures!
Nancy Floreen to host an intimate gathering of friends and colleagues at her home on November 6, 2019. This home-style evening event gives RTMC the opportunity to share our passion for our mission with others who may not be familiar with the amazing work we do on a daily basis.
If you could help us spread the word about the significant
impact we have in Montgomery County by hosting a similar event, please contact
Elisa Hermes via phone (301-947-9400 ext. 101) or email her at EHermes@rebuildingtogethermc.org
Sandy Spring Builders and Jendell Construction to host an intimate gathering of friends and colleagues at the Sandy Spring Builders office in March 2020. This home-style evening event gives RTMC the opportunity to share our passion for our mission with others who may not be familiar with the amazing work we do on a daily basis.
If you could help us spread the word about the significant impact we have in Montgomery County by hosting a similar event, please contact Elisa Hermes via phone (301-947-9400 ext. 101) or email her at EHermes@rebuildingtogethermc.org
[RE]Builders – Mark your calendar and join one of our longtime supporters, Temple Beth Ami Brotherhood, at Worthington Manor Golf Club (8329 Fingerboard Rd, Urbana, MD 21704 ) for a fabulous day of golf and camaraderie on May 14, 2019! Temple Beth Ami Brotherhood’s Golf Tournament check-in will begin at 11:00 am, followed by a shot-gun start at 12:30 pm! Their golf tournament helps support our mission of having safe homes and communities for everyone in Montgomery County!
Please join Temple Beth Ami Brotherhood in support of Rebuilding Together Montgomery County while having a fun day of golf!
In partnership with Women Building Washington Group of ABC Metro Washington Chapter, Rebuilding Together Montgomery County hosted a She Builds event on March 8, 2019. This sister to sister event supported low-income female homeowners by creating safer and healthier homes, and gave female builders a meaningful, hands-on opportunity for service. The event took place on International Women’s Day and was strategically planned around 2019 Women in Construction Week.
This year, we had approximately 40 volunteers working on one project site and raised over $20,000 through a peer to peer campaign with the support of over 190 family, friends, colleagues, and businesses. Funds raised for She Builds not only supported the project itself but will go towards supporting safe and healthy home repairs in many other households throughout Montgomery County.