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Rebuilding Together Oakland County
Our History

Before our non-profit organization was established in Oakland County, Rebuilding Together was making a name for itself in communities and neighborhoods across the nation

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  • The organization was started in 1988 as "Christmas in April", with 13 loosely organized community service programs.
  • The National Headquarters started in a basement in Washington D.C., today the network has improved more than 120,000 homes across the nation!
  • With the help of 2.5 million community volunteers, Rebuilding Together has delivered over $1 billion in market value since we began.
  • Rebuilding Together Oakland County (RTOC) was founded in 1992, and joins over 200 other affiliates across the nation striving for community improvement.



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Our Impact in the Community

Oakland County 2015 Total Impact

  • 37 houses rehabilitated during our National Rebuild Day.
  • 2 additional large scale home repair projects throughout the year.
  • 2 non-profit agencies helped with repairs and modifications.
  • 63 Minor Home Repairs for 25 families throughout the year.
  • 1,000+ volunteers donated their time and skills.
  • $600,000 in increased market value provided to our neighborhoods.
  • RTOC impacted the lives of over 115 low-income residents and non-profit agencies with much needed upgrades and repair!

Total Oakland County Impact from 1992 through 2015

  • 949 homes and non-profit facilities rehabilitated.
  • Community volunteers performed over 277,500 hours of volunteer service.
  • Delivering $7.8 million in market value.
  • Work done in 23 communities in Oakland County.