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Summer Debrief
Summer Debrief

A recording of a time of reflection on the experience of home repair programs during the summer of 2019. Participants shared the highlights and challenges that they experiences and discussed ideas for addressing changes in trends with volunteers, homeowners, and more. Continue Reading

Date posted08/27/2019


One Story, Seven Unique Audiences
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One Story, Seven Unique Audiences

In the nonprofit world, we are blessed with an abundance of many things—well wishes, happy customers, transformed volunteers, passionate staff. But as the nonprofit staff, there is one thing we are all always running short on—TIME. Continue Reading

Date posted08/9/2019


Operation Vivian
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Operation Vivian

This post is part of our Storytellers Series. The series shares stories of members organizations and how they use stories to grow their mission. Continue Reading

Postedby KC Carter
Date posted07/25/2019


The Fundamentals of Board Goverance
The Fundamentals of Board Goverance

"What are the responsibilities and obligations of a board member? What are the most important things a board should be focused on? How should we deal with board members who don’t do their “fair share” for the organization? Continue Reading

Date posted07/9/2019


A Little Victory
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A Little Victory

This post is part of our Storytellers Series. The series shares stories of ReFrame member organizations and how they use stories to grow their mission. Continue Reading

Date posted07/9/2019


Megaweek
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Megaweek

This post is part of our Storytellers Series. The series shares stories of members organizations and how they use stories to grow their mission. Continue Reading

Date posted06/20/2019


Far From Finished Campaign
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Far From Finished Campaign

This is the first post in our new Storytellers Series. The series shares stories of ReFrame Association members organizations and how they use stories to grow their mission. It is inspired by this year's ReFrame Conference theme, "ReFrame {your/the/our} Story." Continue Reading

Date posted06/12/2019


Corporate Volunteers: A Case Study
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Corporate Volunteers: A Case Study

Good Neighbors Home Repair has been repairing homes of low-income people in Chester County, Pennsylvania for 27 years. Throughout the years, Good Neighbors’ ministry has served the predominately rural homeowners of this quaint Pennsylvania community located just a few miles outside of Philadelphia. Continue Reading

Date posted05/29/2019


Healthcare Partnerships for Healthy Housing Outcomes
Healthcare Partnerships for Healthy Housing Outcomes

"Hospitals provide funds for home repairs to help reduce costs such as emergency room visits; they cover the cost of materials for wheelchair ramps, floor repairs, and more. Three home repair nonprofits will share about their partnerships with healthcare providers. Continue Reading

Date posted05/15/2019


ReFrame Goes To Washington
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ReFrame Goes To Washington

We hosted our first advocacy event on March 28 & 29. Nine members of ReFrame Association participated in meetings with housing-related nonprofits, federal agencies, elected officials, and their staffs. The goal of the trip was to share stories about how home repairs change the lives of those... Continue Reading

Postedby Becca Davis
Date posted04/30/2019


Is Your Organization Ready To Make An Impact this Summer?
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Is Your Organization Ready To Make An Impact this Summer?

Guest post by Allyson Petry, executive director of Nazareth Farm, a small, intentional Catholic community living and working in rural West Virginia. Continue Reading

Postedby Allyson Petry
Date posted04/9/2019


Affordable Housing: Key to Healthy Communities
Affordable Housing: Key to Healthy Communities

Keynote address at ReFrame Northeast, a regional event in York, Pennsylvania. Richard Vilello, Deputy Secretary of Community and Economic Development in Pennsylvania, offers a challenging and inspirational message about the impact of poverty and the state of housing in this region. Continue Reading

Date posted04/1/2019