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This is a photographic template – your      photograph should fit precisely within this rectangle.Rebuilding Together Oakl...
Rebuilding Together History• Began with small number of affiliates 30+ years ago   • National Headquarters opened in 1988•...
Who, What, and Where?•   Who they help:    •   Disabled and aging    •   Low-income families    •   Veterans    •   Natura...
When and Why?•   When do projects take place?     •   Rebuilding Day: first Saturday in May (2011)     •   Events are also...
How can you help?• Build a team, support a site!   • Encourage your employees to volunteer to repair a site       • Teams ...
Creating a team• Teams are composed of volunteers who perform  both skilled and unskilled labor at various levels   • Admi...
Creating a team• RTOC is an open event!  • Encourage your employees to invite spouses,    children, and friends     • This...
Time commitment –NOT AS MUCH AS YOU THINK• Volunteer Training meeting• Lowe’s training classes (optional)  • Ramp building...
Sponsorship• RTOC offers sponsorship at several levels  • Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Copper• Each sponsorship lev...
No time to participate? DONATE!RTOC need supplies! Contribute to the cause with new products orgently used tools. Suggeste...
Participating Corporations & Teams 2010•   Bank of America                   •   First Presbyterian Church of•   Charter O...
2010 RTOC Results•     Event Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010•     Number of Participants: 1,300•     Homes & buildings reha...
2010 National Results• 10,000+ houses and non-profit facilities  rehabilitated• 250,000 volunteers donated their time and ...
Eaton Corporation’s Contribution•   Eaton began its involvement with    RTOC in 2009, and has since    helped to rehabilit...
HGTV & DIY Partnership•   In November 2010, Scripps Network chose Rebuilding    Together as their charity of choice•   The...
For Further InformationSponsorship OpportunitiesAl KaczkowskiExecutive Director – RTOCakaczkowski@yahoo.comVolunteer Oppor...
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Rebuilding Together Oakland County

  1. 1. This is a photographic template – your photograph should fit precisely within this rectangle.Rebuilding Together Oakland County © 2008 Eaton Corporation. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Rebuilding Together History• Began with small number of affiliates 30+ years ago • National Headquarters opened in 1988• Currently the Nation’s leading home rehabilitation and community revitalization non-profit organization• Vision • “A safe and healthy home for every person.”• Mission • “Bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of homeowners in need.” 2 2
  3. 3. Who, What, and Where?• Who they help: • Disabled and aging • Low-income families • Veterans • Natural disaster victims• Services are provided free of charge • General repairs • Accessibility modifications • Safety modifications • Energy efficiency modifications• Locations: • Over 200 locally based affiliates nationwide • Rebuilding Together Oakland County (RTOC) 3 3
  4. 4. When and Why?• When do projects take place? • Rebuilding Day: first Saturday in May (2011) • Events are also scheduled throughout the calendar year• Why? • Home ownership: Home improvement and ownership is becoming increasingly expensive • The elderly: 80% of those 50+ own homes, and want to age in place • The disabled: 1 in 5 Americans has a disability • Low-income families: most low-income families spend more than half of their income on housing 4 4
  5. 5. How can you help?• Build a team, support a site! • Encourage your employees to volunteer to repair a site • Teams can be large or small groups can join existing teams • Provide financial support • RTOC offers various sponsor levels • Financial donations of any amount are welcome • Seek funds or ‘matching’ programs through your corporation• Make in-kind donations • Including building materials, appliances, cleaning supplies, dumpsters, etc. 5 5
  6. 6. Creating a team• Teams are composed of volunteers who perform both skilled and unskilled labor at various levels • Administrative • Kick-off event • Work site • General cleaning • Landscaping • Rough and finish carpentry • Painting & masonry • Volunteers will never be asked to perform work they are not comfortable doing 6 6
  7. 7. Creating a team• RTOC is an open event! • Encourage your employees to invite spouses, children, and friends • This is a great opportunity for a family event • Children ages 12 and up are welcome to attend• Pick your community • Sites are located throughout most of Oakland County 7 7
  8. 8. Time commitment –NOT AS MUCH AS YOU THINK• Volunteer Training meeting• Lowe’s training classes (optional) • Ramp building • Door framing • General home repair• Event Day • Kick-off only • ½ day or full day shifts • 4 hours or 8 hours • AM or PM 8 8
  9. 9. Sponsorship• RTOC offers sponsorship at several levels • Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Copper• Each sponsorship level comes with a variety of benefits • Benefits range from website recognition to luncheons and are based on the amount donated• For more information and to find donation forms, visit: http://www.rebuildingtogether-oaklandcounty.org 9 9
  10. 10. No time to participate? DONATE!RTOC need supplies! Contribute to the cause with new products orgently used tools. Suggested items:• Cleaning products • Painting supplies • Windex • Rollers • Fantastic • Handles • Scrubbing bubbles • Plastic paint trays • Goo-Gone • Assorted brushes• Paper towels • Blue tape• Rags in a Box • Plastic drop clothes• Garbage bags • Paint thinner• Lawn / Leaf bags • Plastic gloves 10 10
  11. 11. Participating Corporations & Teams 2010• Bank of America • First Presbyterian Church of• Charter One Bank Pontiac• City of Southfield • Ford• Eaton Corporation • LOC Federal Credit Union• Alcoa • Orchard Lake Community• Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. Church Presbyterian• Continental Automotive Systems • Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic• Honeywell Hometown Solutions Church• Lowe’s Charitable & Educational • St. Fabian Catholic Church & St. Foundation Fabian K of C #13362• Sear’s Hero’s at Home • St. James Catholic Church• City of Farmington Hills• City of Wixom• Clayco, Inc.• Dantom Systems• DTE Energy Foundation 11 11
  12. 12. 2010 RTOC Results• Event Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010• Number of Participants: 1,300• Homes & buildings rehabilitated: 38 + 1 facility• Communities Served: Farmington Hills, Southfield, South Lyon, Lake Area, Commerce Township, and Wixom Source: “The Impact of Rebuilding Together: 2010, and Objectives for 2011.” Rebuilding Together Oakland County. www.rebuildingtogether-oaklandcounty.org 12 12
  13. 13. 2010 National Results• 10,000+ houses and non-profit facilities rehabilitated• 250,000 volunteers donated their time and skills• Work was completed in 1,879 communities across America Source: “The Impact of Rebuilding Together: 2010, and Objectives for 2011.” Rebuilding Together Oakland County. www.rebuildingtogether-oaklandcounty.org 13 13
  14. 14. Eaton Corporation’s Contribution• Eaton began its involvement with RTOC in 2009, and has since helped to rehabilitate 3 homes• Over 100 Eaton employees and family members have contributed time and effort• Each year, Eaton hosts the RTOC kick-off event for the 300+ community volunteers• Eaton Corporate has provided $30,000 in donations to RTOC 14 14
  15. 15. HGTV & DIY Partnership• In November 2010, Scripps Network chose Rebuilding Together as their charity of choice• The partnership includes a three-year commitment, and came with a $1 million cash donation as well as a commitment to provide $15 million in support and media exposure 15 15
  16. 16. For Further InformationSponsorship OpportunitiesAl KaczkowskiExecutive Director – RTOCakaczkowski@yahoo.comVolunteer OpportunitiesJerry McKayPresident - RTOCjerrymckay@aol.com 16 16

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