Together we transform the lives of low income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Kickoff to Rebuild 2013!
Kickoff to Rebuild 2013: New Orleans
On February 1, 2013, players from the New Orleans Saints, Detroits
Lions, and Denver Broncos joined Carter Oosterhouse, Latin Pop singer Stefani
Vara, SkillsUSA LA students, the Robert Royal Foundation, Saintsations,
government officials, media, the O. Perry Walker HS Brass Band and football
team, and teams of tailgate chefs and others to welcome and work beside over 300
volunteers during Rebuilding Together's 18th Annual Super Bowl Sanctioned
rebuilding project, Kickoff to Rebuild! Together,
we rebuilt 10 homes, installed a new Carter's Kids playground, and brought
together a community.
Thank you to our presenting sponsor Lowe's and to all of
our many partners, team members, volunteers, homeowners and visitors for making
this an incredible day of service and celebration. To learn more, click here!
of volunteers repaired 10 homes in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans.
children can now play in a safe space thanks to the playground built by Carter's
Kids and Lowe's.
players, elected officials, and local and national sponsors joined us to create
safer and healthier homes.
2013 featured our first annual Toolbelts+Tailgates competition. Tailgate chefs
grilled up their best recipes for our volunteers in hopes of winning the
Partners provided volunteers, donations, resources and more: Lowe's, CBRE,
Kmart, HGTV, DIY, United Way's Hope for the Holidays.
Partners included: Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Carter's Kids, The New
Olreans Saints, Super Bowl XLVII New Orleans Host Committee, the City of New
Orleans, the City Council of New Orleans, SkillsUSA Louisiana, NORDC, and
Woolard Family Foundation.
Royal, NFL legend and founder of the Robert Royal Foundation
Jordan, player for the New Orleans Saints
Hicks, player for the New Orleans Saints
Higgins, player for the New Orleans Saints
Galette, player for the New Orleans Saints
Abdul-Quddus, player for the New Orleans Saints
Clark, player for the Denver Broncos
Bell, player for the Detroit Lions
Oosterhouse, Carter's Kids founder and HGTV star.
Vara, pop star
Saintsations, New Orleans Saints Cheerleaders
Higginbotham and Elnora Swayne, Lowe's
Zimmer, United Way
Gant and Matt Ammon, HUD's Office of Healthy Homes.