The ReBuilding Center builds equitable, resilient and sustainable communities through reuse. We work to ensure that people and building materials—specifically those perceived as liabilities and cast off by society—are instead valued and activated as community assets.
Bottom Line for Portland
In 2018, the ReBuilding Center diverted over 1,800 tons of building materials from the landfill and sold affordable reclaimed materials to 54,000 members of the community. We donated essential building materials to over 150 local schools and grassroots projects and taught over 187 DIY classes (25 percent for women only).
Our neighbors, Por Qué No and Mississippi Pizza, will match donations over $100 up to $5,000. Donors 35 and under will receive a free pint at Stormbreaker Brewing!
“I love this place so much! The ReBuilding Center is an excellent resource for building materials, woodshop education, and skill development for volunteers of all backgrounds and abilities. They take coalition-building seriously, yet are also a site of lighthearted mirth.” —Victoria, volunteer