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News – Page 6 – Second Chance Inc.

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Second Chance Launches New Website

Second Chance is proud to launch our new and improved website. The new site has an updated look, more features, a wider sampling of inventory and will display optimally on screens of all sizes. Thanks for your patience during this transition!

“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 […]

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 […]

Sen. Ben Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise

June 2, 2015 – “Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise” Press Release from the Office of Maryland Senator Benjamin Cardin After his visit and roundtable participation at Second Chance, among other insights the Senator notes: ““It never ceases to amaze me what people can […]


Opening Doors to Baltimore’s Industrial Past

October 16, 2014 – “Opening Doors to Baltimore’s Industrial Past” in The Baltimore Sun by Scott Ponemone Second Chance was privileged to be a featured site in the first Doors Open Baltimore event….  From the article: “In contemporary architecture argot, the word for the adaptive use of old buildings is […]

Love Letter to Baltimore

October 14, 2014 – “Love Letter to Baltimore” on The exterior walls of Second Chance Inc. proudly display the latest installment in public artist Steve Power’s project “Love Letters to Baltimore.” With sponsorship from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Second Chance was selected as one of […]


Old Becomes New – Katie’s Bedroom Project

March 31, 2014 – “Old Becomes New – Katie’s Bedroom Project” in Alexandra Design Finds by Alenandra Here’s a sample of a designer’s blog that showcases salvaged materials available for sale at our store, which are then repurposed in beautiful ways. “Katie found these vintage shutters for $30 at Second […]


New Life at Second Chance Resale

March 31, 2014 – “New Life at Second Chance Resale” in Chesapeake Inspired by Katie Riley At Second Chance Inc., an antique and architectural salvage emporium in downtown Baltimore, everything old is new again. The 200,000-square-foot warehouse off of I-295 houses a wonderland of architectural salvage, home décor items and […]


A Serene Sanctuary on the Wye River

March 11, 2014 – “A Serene Sanctuary on the Wye River” in What’s Up? Magazine (Eastern Shore) by By 
Lurdes Abruscato It was a special privilege for Second Chance’s deconstruction team to be a part of recycling this historic structure featured on the cover of this magazine.  “Whirlwind activity began […]