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“Drama Queen” – Baltimore Magazine’s Amazing Spring Fashion Photo Shoot at SC!

March 2018 – “Drama Queen” in Baltimore Magazine’s Style Section by Lauren Bell There’s a lot we could say about this remarkable photo shoot held here, but we think the commentary and images say it best by themselves! (P.S. These are merely scanned images from the magazine. Pick up your […]

Second Chance Pop Up Shop Coming April 14!

Second Chance is hosting our first ever pop-up fair! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours. A portion of the fees will help fund Second Chance’s workforce development program. No ticket or charge is required to shop! We […]

Together, we’re making a real difference…. 2017 behind, 2018 ahead!

In this report, you’ll encounter highlights of the measurable impact Second Chance had on people, materials and the environment during the past year, along with glimpses of our vision for the future. This provides an excellent opportunity to get to know us!

“Sitting in a Baltimore nonprofit showroom: iconic ‘Maryland’ floor boards from Cole Field House” (Baltimore Sun)

January 9, 2018 – “Sitting in a Baltimore nonprofit showroom: iconic ‘Maryland’ floor boards from Cole Field House” in The Baltimore Sun by Sean Welsh Great piece on this iconic treasure in our inventory!

Scenes from 2017: Second Chance in 117 Seconds!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Whether we partnered together on a deconstruction or a donation project, you rolled up your sleeves to volunteer in our warehouse, or you shopped in our retail store to make your home a more beautiful place to live, we want to extend a warm thank you for […]

Our Holiday Wish for You….

We’re grateful for each of you during this season of celebrations! -Your Second Chance Team P.S. Our donations crews will be working throughout the holidays, and our store is open 9 to 5 every day except Christmas.

Celebrate Service with Second Chance!

On #InternationalVolunteersDay (December 5th), we celebrate the wonderful impact volunteers make around the world. We are humbled that thousands have fueled positive change by serving at Second Chance through the years. For example, Aaron is a local college student who came as part of his school’s outreach program. He ended […]

A Chance To Change Lives!

Life can be hard. Pitfalls and barriers abound. We do our best to dodge the dangers, but sometimes we just get overwhelmed. Whatever your life story, you most likely know what it’s like to need some kind of a second chance. In the short video below, you’ll meet three such […]

Second Chance’s Annual “Wreckers Ball” in The Baltimore Sun

November 12, 2017 – “Second Chance’s ‘Wreckers Ball’” in The Baltimore Sun by Sloan Brown We’re grateful for the Baltimore Sun’s exposure of our fantastic Wreckers Ball fundraiser event! Enjoy this “live event video” by Sloan Brown, along with her full-page piece in the Sunday edition (below). If you missed […]

NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders Lend Hands to Second Chance

November 13, 2017 – “NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders Lend Hands to Second Chance” in CityBizList (Baltimore) by Staff Approximately thirty members of the NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders group removed nails from lumber, moved around and arranged merchandise, sorted lumber and helped out where necessary at the non-profit Second Chance facility […]