GRU is more than energy--they're also YOUR public utility, and as such, safe healthy communities are our shared goals. That's why GRU is a proud partner of Rebuilding Together--because whatever you need, whether it's electric, water, natural gas, telecommunications, or community support, you can count on GRU.
Rebuilding Together North Central Florida is a proud Impact Partner of the United Way of North Central Florida. United Way brings hundreds of organizations and experts together to envision, plan and engage in the work of building a stronger community together
Since 2015, the Hogtown Brewers have donated over $190,000 to charitable causes, including $40,000 in support of Rebuilding Together's work in safe and healthy housing. Established in 1985, the Hogtown Brewers Homebrew Club is dedicated to promoting the art of home brewing and craft beer through educational brewing events, competitions, the annual Hogtown Brewers Craft Beer Festival, beer/food pairings, and other activities. They currently have over 200 members in the greater Alachua County area.
Trinity United Methodist Church is called to reach people outside the four walls of our church to show them there is a God who loves them. Through their support of Rebuilding Together, they are able to impact our community and be part of the work God is doing in, through, and around the people of the church.
For more than a decade, the Rotary Club of Gainesville has partnered with Rebuilding Together to make our community healthier and safer through critical home repairs, building relationships, and sharing skills and talents. This partnership showcases Rotary's commitment to their values of growth, community, and service.
Hundreds have served with Rebuilding Together through our AmeriCorps program. Our members help us improve lives and make a positive impact in communities across the country through their national service. Rebuilding Together NCF hosts a CapacityCorps Member (or two) per year who serve full-time at our location, and annually host NCCC Teams from the Southern Region Campus to aid in our repair efforts.
GRACE is dedicated to ending homelessness, and working toward that goal by providing safe shelter, effective services, and permanent housing solutions for people without any of the typical barriers that keep people from getting help. Rebuilding Together and GRACE teamed up for the construction of platforms that will be used as transitional housing as GRACE works on a national best-practice for closing homeless campsites.
The City of Gainesville continues to partner with Rebuilding Together to provide critical home repair and rehabilitation services to designated areas within the City of Gainesville, utilizing United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME funds.
Family Promise of Gainesville provides families experiencing homelessness with compassionate care that includes case management, education, housing, meals, and transportation until they can transition to a home of their own. Rebuilding Together and Family Promise teamed up to complete needed repairs and renovation of a quadruplex in southwest Gainesville in an effort to provide affordable rental housing for families struggling to make ends meet.
Rebuilding Together North Central Florida is supported by the Alachua County Board of County Commission’s Community Agency Partnership Program. Alachua County CAPP funds support critical health and safety repairs to keep seniors safe and secure in the homes and communities where they've lived for years.
The UF Rinker School of Construction Management is dedicated to educating individuals in principles, knowledge and skills required to be successful in their professional careers, and providing service and transferring knowledge. Once per semester, students partner with Rebuilding Together to put their newfound knowledge and skills into practice while making local homes and communities healthier and safer at the same time.
Covenant Presbyterian Church believes in loving God through serving others. Rebuilding Together is one of many organizations supported by this "small but mighty" congregation in NW Gainesville.