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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 […]

“Baltimore’s Second Chance, Inc. Creates Green Collar Jobs for the Community”

October 30, 2017 – “Baltimore’s Second Chance, Inc. Creates Green Collar Jobs for the Community” from Independent We Stand by Katherine Seibt This article, which gives an apt overview of our nonprofit, begins: In Baltimore, unemployed workers, used housewares and the environment get a much-needed second chance. Local nonprofit Second […]

Original Cole Field House Flooring from UMD arrives!

WHAT?!? Guess who got the original end-floors from the University of Maryland College Park Cole Field House? WE DID!! Come check it out now on one of our huge walls. From 1955-2015, the iconic red & white “Maryland” floor has upheld millions of feet — athletes, performers, fans, students, politicians, […]

New Art Installation in Our Lobby ☼ “Opportunity Doors” by Baltimore Artists

Through early November, when you enter our store you’ll be greeted by bright artwork on reclaimed doors! This new art installation, called “Opportunity Doors,” showcases the inspiration of three Baltimore artists (on Instagram: @jeffreykentart @nikiamkigler @chriswilsonbaltimore). Read their sign below for more info, and spend some time up close to […]

CBS’s WJZ-13: “Second Chance, Inc. Provides Just That For Home Wares… And People”

October 11, 2017 | From BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Everything and everyone deserves a second chance. That’s the philosophy behind a local non-profit. Re-train, reclaim and renew. That’s the philosophy at Second Chance, Inc. The warehouse on Ridgely Street, and is 250,000 feet of stuff — furniture, lamps, sconces, book cases, […]

98 Rock’s Amelia Interviews SC’s President

In this 15 minute interview by the esteemed DJ, Amelia, our own CEO, Mark Foster, provides insight into some aspects of Second Chance you may not know about. And, yes – it ROCKS! Maryland Perspectives 10/8/17

Johns Hopkins President Visits SC with Volunteers!

Johns Hopkins volunteers pitch in for ninth annual President’s Day of Service Video: David Schmelick and Len Turner By Taylor Jade Powell Published 9/25/17 here. Volunteers from Johns Hopkins University traveled to more than 35 sites across Baltimore on Saturday to lend a hand during the ninth annual President’s Day […]

“Municipal Waste and the Benefits of Re-Use”

September 26, 2017 – “Municipal Waste and the Benefits of Re-Use” in Governing the States and Localities by Dr. Neil Seldman What’s going on in Baltimore shows how cities can profit both economically and socially from giving reusable materials a second life. In this piece written by the co-founder of the […]