The End Is In Sight

Written by Spring 2019 intern, Zoe. We have less than a month to go the excitement grows with each finishing detail, so does the pressure of the looming deadline. Each feeling fueling our motivation to work hard and soak up our last bit of time here at Community Rebuilds. The homes are coming along fabulously…

Today

Written by Spring 2019 intern, Noah. Tuesday April 30 is the start of our last two months here at community rebuilds. Some of us will linger in town and try to make a life here, while others will head out to new and or familiar places. But before we focus on all that, let’s come…

Construction

Written by Spring 2019 Intern, Morgan Things I have learned while building homes with Community Rebuilds: a) it depends b the sign of a good builder is making a mistake look like it’s supposed to be there c) things that interfere with the task, are the task d) it depends (credit to Melissa, Alex, and…

Oatmeal

Written by Spring 2019 intern, Fran. Every morning I wake up at 6:20 and go downstairs at 6:30. By the time I’m up, Carson, Morgan, and Nicole are already sitting in the kitchen. I make oatmeal in my favorite pot with bananas, cinnamon, walnuts, and flax seeds, and use Morgan’s leftover coffee grounds to refill…

Alumni Spotlight – Paul Dodson

Paul Dodson is a Spring 2016 alum who recently returned to his hometown of Lancaster, PA after finishing school in Boston. Lancaster has one of the inner-city highest poverty rates relative to it’s metro area in the country. Drawing inspiration from CR, Habitat for Humanity, and his studies, Paul is founding an affordable housing social…

AIDAN, IN ACTION ON SITE!

Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Fall 2018 Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun ! Safety first! Aidan has unplugged the pneumatic staple gun before getting it un-stuck from the bale wall. (WEST) AIDAN         –      …

FLORA, IN ACTION ON SITE !

Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Bunkhouse Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun !     FLORA           –     INTERN     –     Question & Answer   Q:  Where are you from ?…

ANNI, IN ACTION ON SITE!

Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Fall 2018 Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun ! Here we have Anni misting the brown coat, a necessary step in prepping the wall for plaster. When working with plasters, you always add wet materials to a…

TRISTAN, IN ACTION ON SITE!

Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Fall 2018 Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun ! Tristan making a precise measurement  TRISTAN         –        FALL 2018 INTERN         –        Question & Answer …

WILLIAM, IN ACTION ON SITE!

Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Fall 2018 Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun ! Here, William is sporting some important tools on the job site. A tool belt to keep you organized, a speed square for precision, a hammer to…