Repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives.
Safe homes and communities for everyone.
Rebuilding Together is the leading volunteer organization that, in partnership with the community, rehabilitates the homes of veterans, older adults, people with disabilities, and families with dependent children. There is no cost to qualified families for the services provided. Our office is located at 1111 9th Street #265, Des Moines, IA 50314. Our main phone number is 284-7403.
Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines has traditionally held its annual Wells Fargo Rebuilding Together Day the first Saturday in May. Since our first Rebuilding Together Day in 1995, local volunteers have been renovating the homes of low-income homeowners and nonprofit facilities. To date, we have revitalized over 3,750 homes and non-profit facilities utilizing over 300,000 hours of volunteer time and delivering nearly $8.9 million in market value. The benefit is that in the process, we transform lives.
Rebuilding Together began in Midland Texas in 1973 as “Christmas in April”, in the neighbor-helping-neighbor tradition of the old fashioned barn-raising. It is now a nationwide program with 160+ affiliates serving over 1,600 communities.
Rebuilding Together addresses the problems of affordable housing for families by revitalizing and preserving their homes. Through the repairs provided by our volunteers we can: