In the News


Funding a struggle for RTBR; 600 requests for home repair pending

 by Terry L. Jones | The Advocate | Dec. 2, 2019 

BATON ROUGE, La.  - A local nonprofit that saw its workload sharply increase following the 2016 floods will likely have to reduce the number of housing repair and neighborhood stabilization projects it can do in Baton Rouge next year due to a nearly $300,000 shortfall in funding.  

Non-profit organization working to keep elderly, veteran and disable homeowners in their houses

 by WAFB Staff | WAFB Channel 9 | Dec. 2, 2019 

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A housing group is looking to call attention to its work to rebuild Baton Rouge. 

Local non-profit restores elderly woman's home for 'National Rebuilding Day'

by WBRZ Staff | WBRZ Channel 2 | Dec. 2, 2019  

BATON ROUGE - It was a busy Friday for contractors and volunteers as they spent hours rebuilding a local woman's home. 

Bringing help to Baton Rouge's elderly poor, one hammer at a time

by George Morris | The Advocate | July 16, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La.  - The 2900 block of Adams Street is roughly a mile from the Foster Drive convenience store where police shot Alton Sterling to death on July 5, setting the city on edge. But, on the sweltering morning the next day, it couldn’t have seemed farther away. 

CHS Wrestlers Partner With Rebuilding Together To Build Wheelchair Ramps

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Twenty-five Catholic High School wrestlers, coaches and parents participated in a team service project in North Baton Rouge.  This annual event provides an opportunity for young men to learn new skills and work together as a different kind of team for a day. 

The Tioga Drive Community

In the wake of the Baton Rouge Flood of 2016, so many people in Baton Rouge were in need of assistance. When RTBR began rebuilding a home on Tioga Drive in North Baton Rouge, a greater demand for help in the community was realized...

Stretching Donor's Dollars

How Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge makes your donation matter to those who need it the most. Stretching the donor's dollars to assist those in the community is what makes RTBR a worthy organization to support.