Talking Mission with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s President
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has become a meaningful partner to us as we link arms to protect and enhance our precious natural environment! We are grateful for their energetic inspiration, education, resources and encouragement. What CBF is doing for and through us is, ultimately, changing lives and communities – and […]
A Day to Make a Difference!
On this #GivingTuesday, please take a moment to reflect on a brief story of real life change that only happens by your generosity…. Jess knows what it’s like to need a second chance. Her earliest years were spent with a parent so dominated by her addictions that Jess never […]
Our 11th Deconstruction Training Class Turns Their Tassels!
It never gets old… year after year, life after life. We still get chills watching people celebrate a significant milestone on their second chance journey toward wholeness. The electricity that fills a room when something important and exciting is happening was certainly present last week when we honored our 11th […]
2016 Best of Baltimore Awards – “Best Furniture Store” AND “Best First Date!”
September 14, 2016 – “Best First Date” and “Best Local Furniture Store” in City Paper‘s Best of Baltimore 2016 When Baltimore’s City Paper recognizes you for not just one – but TWO – distinctions in the annual award issue, we just have to share the good news! And just as […]
Giving A House A Second Chance
Fall 2016 – “Giving a House a Second Chance” by Barbara Guarnieri in Neighborhood News Here’s an informative write up about Second Chance from the Improvement Association for the Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Baltimore areas!
Second Chance Proudly Mentors Teens Via YouthWorks for 9th Year!
It’s no secret that our vibrant Charm City periodically garners some “uncharming” press. For all its wonders, our city–like any other–has its share of warts and wrinkles. The youth of Baltimore are among those significantly impacted by the city’s challenges, with some trying to merely survive at the epicenter of […]
2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award!
Thanks for helping Second Chance earn this prestigious recognition for a third consecutive year! We are humbled that so many people have affirmed the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making. Read the reviews that helped make us one of the first qualifiers of 2016 for GreatNonprofits’ top honor […]
“Made in Baltimore” Furniture Showroom Opens at Second Chance!
Many of you know us well enough to know there always something going on at Second Chance! Whether it’s a visit by a U.S. Senator, an award for workforce development excellence, the preservation of some historical treasures, or the large “Art All Night” event we’re planning for October, it’s never […]
New Workforce Development Initiative for Opportunity Youth
Thanks to support from Associated Black Charities and the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, at least twenty Baltimore youth will be introduced to the fields of deconstruction, retail, transportation and warehousing at Second Chance. “Introduction to the Workforce” is a 12-week, full-time, paid internship. It includes classroom and hands-on […]
We’re “Tops on the List” of Revival House’s Places to Shop!
February 14, 2016 – Revival House Shops: Second Chance, Inc. From the blog: “First up [of my favorite places to shop] is Second Chance. This place is tops on my list! I head here to find vintage building materials, fixtures, furniture, and even art that has been salvaged from old […]