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Deconstruction Project Program Visits Landenberg

June 25, 2013 – “Deconstruction Project Program Visits Landenberg” in Chester County Press by Richard L. Gaw   This excellent article tracks how “Landenberg served as a recent work site for Second Chance, a Baltimore-based program designed to give inner-city young men the opportunity to deconstruct homes and salvage usable materials […]

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Government Is Broken, But There Is Another Way to Heal What Ails Us

July 9, 2013 – “Government Is Broken, But There Is Another Way to Heal What Ails Us” in The Baltimore Sun by Vann R. Ellison The subtitle says it all: “Social welfare organizations can fill in where partisanship has eroded the safety net.”  The article concludes: “[S]ocial enterprises are transforming […]

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Re-purposeful decor: home designers, too, can reduce, reuse and recycle

April 25, 2013 – “Re-purposeful decor: home designers, too, can reduce, reuse and recycle” in The Washington Post by Janet Bennett Kelly Green designer and consultant Topher Paterno uses these criteria for judging the eco-friendliness of decor: Is it reclaimed, repurposed, recyclable, renewable or have green intent? As for where […]

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Salvage Firm Reclaims Past, Builds Futures

August 6, 2012 – “Salvage Firm Reclaims Past, Builds Futures” Voice of America by Julie Taboh This article aptly captures the big picture of Second Chance, along with the positive impact made on real lives.  Links to a professionally produced radio spot and video segment are available on the same […]

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It’s a Second Chance for Goods and People

August 3, 2012 – “It’s a Second Chance for Goods and People” in The Daily Record by Lizzy McLellan. The article begins….  “At first glance, Second Chance looks like a second-hand furniture and building materials shop.   And it is.  But the nonprofit is not only a deconstruction company and a […]

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Second Time’s the Charm

July 2012 – “Second Time’s the Charm”  Home Front section in Baltimore Magazine by Hilary Geisbert. “Once you visit the new home of Second Chance, one of the area’s best architectural salvage sources, it becomes apparent why its recent move took several months to accomplish—even if it was literally just […]

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Everybody–and Everything–Deserves a Second Chance

June 2012 – “Everybody–and Everything–Deserves a Second Chance”  Who’s Got the Goods section of Baltimore’s Child by Paula Goodgal Nice page in this local publication serving the greater Baltimore area.  We love it that our work directly and indirectly helps kids and strengthens families.

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19th Century Romanian Wagon For Sale!

April 19, 2012 – “19th Century Romanian Wagon For Sale!”  Adam’s Auto Advice, Baltimore. Some products really are worth singling out!

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Get Ready for The Fork and Wrench

March 22, 2012 – “Get Ready for The Fork and Wrench” BaltimoreMagazine.net by Suzanne Loudermilk We love being the “go to place” for so many new and redesigning establishments!

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Men at Work: Community service is a preseason tradition for men’s lacrosse team

January 24, 2012 – “Men at Work: Community service is a preseason tradition for men’s lacrosse team”  by Christine Baksi In January 2012, a whopping 57 players and coaches from the Dickinson College men’s lacrosse team suited up to help provide second chances!  Dickinson places a major emphasis on instilling […]