Video & Article on Second Chance by Upworthy – Viewed by Well Over a Million People!
January 22, 2016 – “‘We can change.’ This nonprofit is giving them the second chance they needed and the skills to succeed for years to come.” by Jess Blank (video) and Eric March (article) of Upworthy. “The work at Second Chance — salvaging old houses — might be the perfect […]
Impact Report – How We Made a Lasting Difference in 2015!
Since opening our doors in 2003, Second Chance, Inc. has pursued our mission to retrain and employ individuals with multiple barriers to employment; reclaim reusable appliances, furniture, fixtures and materials that would otherwise burden our landfills; and renew them – people and things – to useful life. We believe in giving […]
Community Quarterback Award from the Baltimore Ravens
Thanks for all your efforts, Bill – and to the many other volunteers you represent! And thanks, Baltimore Ravens, for honoring him!
Living Classrooms 2015 “Outstanding Employer Partner”
November 2015 – “Outstanding Employer Partner” Award from Living Classrooms From the Plaque: “You are an integral part of our mission, allowing us to work better together and in turn driving us to success!”
BWIB Business Award 2015 Business Award for “Workforce Development Excellence”
September 2015 – BWIB Business Award for Workforce Development Excellence We’re humbled to receive the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board‘s 2015 Business Award for “Workforce Development Excellence.” We’ve been privileged to see over the years how a steady job and vocational skills can change a life, then a family and beyond, […]
Best of Baltimore Winner – “Best Conversation Pieces”
August 2015 – “Best Conversation Pieces” Baltimore Magazine‘s Best of Baltimore 2015 (Lifestyle Section) From p. 216: What we love most about Second Chance—aside from its nonprofit mission of workforce development and sustainability and that eye-popping Steve Powers “What Is and What Can Be” mural that adorns the building—is that […]
“Most businesses watch 1 bottom line. This one keeps an eye on 3. That’s why people love ’em.”
July 28, 2015 – Published by Upworthy; created by Maz Ali It’s rewarding when a socially positive organization with millions of fans takes notice of your efforts. Take a look at their focus on our innovative triple-bottom-line focus: People, Planet, Product!
Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class
July 17, 2015 – “Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class” Press Release from Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development The press release issued by MOED, a long and vital partner of Second Chance, reads in part: Second Chance utilizes the training program to deconstruct houses and other buildings […]
“Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions
July 2015 – “Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions We are proud to display this meaningful recognition from our vital partner, Maryland New Directions. Since MND works with over 300 motivated job-seekers each year, most of whom face significant employment obstacles, we make a natural team!
Firm Provides “Second Chance” to Residents
June 26, 2015 – “Firm Provides “Second Chance” to Residents” in The Baltimore Times by Stacy M. Brown It was 12 years ago when Mark Foster started Second Chance Inc. with about four individuals. Today, the founder, president and CEO of the nonprofit couldn’t be more proud as about 150 […]