Rebuilding Together http://wamc.org en Block-By-Block Neighborhood Revitalization Envisioned http://wamc.org/post/block-block-neighborhood-revitalization-envisioned <p>Volunteers tomorrow will make repairs and improvements to more than two dozen homes on one street in Springfield, Massachusetts.&nbsp; It is part of an ambitious multi-year effort by a national non-profit organization to revitalize one of the poorest urban neighborhoods in the country.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:22:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 89009 at http://wamc.org Block-By-Block Neighborhood Revitalization Envisioned Nonprofit Organization Sets 10-year Plan To Revitalize Neighborhood http://wamc.org/post/nonprofit-organization-sets-10-year-plan-revitalize-neighborhood <p>Rebuilding Together, a national non-profit that works to preserve affordable housing, has announced a multi-year effort in Springfield, Massachusetts to repair hundreds of homes in one of the poorest neighborhoods in America.&nbsp;&nbsp; The work in the Old Hill Neighborhood started with the successful rehab of 25 homes on a single day last year.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Rebuilding Together Springfield Executive Director Colleen Loveless.</p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:59:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 87443 at http://wamc.org Nonprofit Organization Sets 10-year Plan To Revitalize Neighborhood Volunteers To Repair Houses In Poor Neighborhood http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-repair-houses-poor-neighborhood <p>A massive housing renovation project will take place this Saturday in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.&nbsp; A thousand volunteers will pack two contiguous streets &nbsp;in Springfield’s Old Hill neighborhood and do major repair &nbsp;work on more than two dozen homes..</p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp; Carol Granado is excited about the work planned on her home at 163 Tyler Street that will include a new roof, exterior painting, new bathroom plumbing and three new windows.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:26:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 63033 at http://wamc.org Volunteers To Repair Houses In Poor Neighborhood Volunteers Participate In Tornado Rebuilding Effort http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-participate-tornado-rebuilding-effort <p><font size="2">A city -wide natural disaster rebuilding effort took place in Springfield Massachusetts Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary of the June 1st tornadoes.&nbsp; The city was also awarded more federal funds to cover some of the costs to repair its tornado damaged infrastructure. WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40069 at http://wamc.org Volunteers Participate In Tornado Rebuilding Effort