A Shelter for Chris

A Shelter for Chris

Chris has a disability requiring use of a wheelchair. His wife Diane is visually impaired and relies on him for transportation. Flooring in the couple’s home was unable to withstand wheelchair use, despite being twice replaced over the past few years. We installed...
Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

How do communities recover from disaster during a disaster? It takes perseverance. And trusted partnerships. Our Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in Burgaw, NC have been slowed by the pandemic, but Rebuilding Together of the Triangle (RTT), along with our partners...
After the flood

After the flood

Barbara’s home was flooded in 2018. Because the contractor she hired to make repairs did not pull a building permit, she was left with a bigger mess and fewer resources to make things right. Meanwhile, mold was growing throughout her home, making conditions unsafe....
Transforming a Family Home

Transforming a Family Home

Victoria lives in the family home that her parents built nearly 100 years ago. She takes pride in the fact that she lives independently in a home where she and her five siblings were raised with such deeply rooted history. Over decades, her tiny hometown transformed...
The gift of clean water

The gift of clean water

Many rural residents have private septic systems for waste treatment. Such systems do not come with a monthly bill but instead require periodic maintenance and repair. Homeowners unable to afford septic repair face not only catastrophic plumbing failure but also...
Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

Margaret was born and raised in a small community near Burgaw, NC and has lived in her home there since 1982. She worked in the school system for eight years as a teacher assistant and later at Corning as a fiber processing coordinator for 13 years. In 2015, she...