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Lend a Hand in Springfield

Following a hugely successful project with Rebuilding Together Boston, the AARP Create the Good effort in Massachusetts heads to the western part of the state.

On Saturday, July 24, AARP Massachusetts, and Rebuilding Together Springfield will join forces in support of Create the Good to work on the home of an 80-year old disabled widow. Recently discharged from the hospital after a fall, this homeowner has always taken great pride in her yard and gardens, but has been unable to manage the work in recent years.

Lend a hand

Volunteers at all skill levels are encouraged to join us on this day of service. Even if your thumbs are anything but green, there is so much you can do to make a difference.
Volunteers will:

  • remove overgrown shrubs and bushes
  • cut grass
  • trim trees
  • spread landscaping mulch

Learn more and sign up today

This community event starts at 9am, and will end at 3pm. The deadline to sign up as a volunteer is July 9. To sign up, or learn more, just send us an email at
Do it yourself

Want to get involved, but can’t make it to Springfield on July 24? Download a Create The Good home modification toolkit and help someone in your community. You’ll learn quick, no- or low-cost ways to make a home safer and more energy efficient, including:

  • removing scatter rugs
  • installing nightlights
  • reducing water and electricity use

Create The Good

Find volunteer opportunities that fit your life and interests—in whatever way works for you. Visit Create The Good online today.

About Rebuilding Together Springfield

Rebuilding Together Springfield is a non-profit organization working to revitalize communities and preserve home ownership. In partnership with skilled labor and volunteers, Rebuilding Together Springfield offers free services to stabilize and restore the houses of low-income homeowners and non-profit-owned facilities in Springfield.

Other Resources

Create The Good

Rebuilding Together Springfield

Turning a House into a Home

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