Second Chance, Inc. creates "green collar jobs" by taking apart buildings that would otherwise be demolished and dumped in a landfill.  We then offer the reclaimed materials to the public at a discount, helping fund our job training and workforce development programs.

So Far in 2015, We're Proud to Report…

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    About Us

    Second Chance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides people, materials and the environment with a second chance.  We deconstruct buildings and homes, salvage usable materials and make those available to the public through our 200,000 square feet of retail space.  With the revenue generated, we provide job training and workforce development for those with employment obstacles in the Baltimore region.  

    Second Chance is a social enterprise with a true triple-bottom-line focus.  That means everything we do is:

    • environmentally sound,
    • socially responsible, and
    • financially viable.

    Our commitment to sustainable practices is the foundation of our value system.  From these values rise multiple opportunities, including training and marketable skill development, provision of liveable wages, broad access to valuable materials, architectural preservation, and reduced landfill deposits.  What’s not to like?

    The Greco column in our logo speaks to the legacy of Second Chance.  We are committed to preserving our collective architectural heritage.  Second Chance is the only business of its kind in the Baltimore area, with dreams to export our expertise to other regions.  We are genuine experts in reclaiming building assets.  

    Come and explore our diverse and ever-changing inventory.  Every dollar you spend supports every aspect of our organization.  You’re bound to discover some truly unique and unexpected items every time you visit.  And with new inventory arriving daily, you'll want to check back often!


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