Q: How do I get involved and volunteer in the Neighborhood Rehab Project?
A: You can choose to volunteer in any of the four Colorado cities where we organize projects: Golden, Arvada, Englewood, or Idaho Springs. Sign up here!
Q: Who do you help?
A: Senior adults, disabled, veterans, single parents, and financially burdened individuals referred to our organization. We have an assessment process we take each homeowner through to see if they qualify.
Q: Where do you get your referrals from?
A: From our web-site sign ups, neighbors telling neighbors, code enforcement, city wide advertising, and other non-profit organizations or churches.
Q: How do we donate financially?
Q: Where does my money go if I donate?
A: 30% to administration fees, 70% to materials, direct project work, and volunteer coordination.
Q: How do I get involved in your annual day of service?
A: Starting July 28th, go to our landing page and sign up based on where you live.
Q: What kind of work will I do?
A: The types of projects range from painting and staining, yard work, woodworking/decks, making minor plumbing repairs, replacing and adjusting windows and doors, work on gutters and roofs (flat, mobile homes), skirting and fence repairs. The registration form asks you to let us know what kind of work you can and want to do.
Q: Do I need to bring my own tools?
A: Bringing your own tools isn't required, but it is encouraged. At the time of registration, if you indicate the type of work you can and would like to do, and if you have tools you can use to do that work, throw 'em in the car. For example - yard work: bring your rakes, brooms, hedge clippers. In most cases, a pair of work gloves is always a good idea. Also, wear clothes that can get dirty!
Q: Can my company or team volunteer to do a project?
A: Yes, just reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how you would like to serve!
Q: What is Neighborhood Rehab Project?
A: Neighborhood Rehab Project is a non profit organization that facilitates community coming together to act as neighbors and help each other out. We do this primarily by helping those in a season of need by addressing warm, dry and safe needs. The Neighborhood Rehab Project hosts a Day of Service once a year where “Tools” from all walks of life get together to make a difference in their community.
Q: What is Be a Tool?
A: “Be a Tool” was coined by volunteers shouting “I’M A TOOL!” before the Day of service. We like to have FUN in our communities. How can you “be a tool” in your community, for your neighbor?
Q: What is the Day of Service?
A: An annual event that takes place throughout multiple cities that helps neighbors in need with tasks that help them stay warm, dry and safe.