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Men at Work: Community service is a preseason tradition for men’s lacrosse team

January 24, 2012 – “Men at Work: Community service is a preseason tradition for men’s lacrosse team”  by Christine Baksi In January 2012, a whopping 57 players and coaches from the Dickinson College men’s lacrosse team suited up to help provide second chances!  Dickinson places a major emphasis on instilling […]

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Second Chance Moving to a New Home of Its Own

January 24, 2012 – “Second Chance Moving to a New Home of Its Own” Front page of the Business Section of The Baltimore Sun by Lorraine Mirabella  (video here as well) Since opening in 2003 in a leased warehouse in the crumbling industrial area just south of M&T Bank Stadium, […]

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Videos – Pre 2012

November 2011 – Produced by the MD Department of Labor, this powerful video highlights the OJT program and its impact on real people via Second Chance.  Take a look!…. July 2010 – ABC 2 News coverage of Second Chance’s donations to the hit TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010-2011 […]

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Youthworks Success Story

November 2011 – “Youthworks Success Story” Press Release from the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development “It felt like I belonged here from week one,” said David Wiggins, 17, of his position at the nonprofit Second Chance. He started working there in June 2011 in a six-week summer job through Baltimore […]

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Dansko Providing Second Chance for Workers, Materials

November 8, 2011 – “Dansko Providing Second Chance for Workers, Materials”  Daily Local News by Gretchen Metz Here is coverage of Second Chance’s deconstruction crews at work in the Philadelphia area for Dansko, the well-known shoe company.

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Clearing the Way for Slots

September 16, 2011 – “Clearing the Way for Slots” Up Front section in the Baltimore Business Journal by Scott Dance “Second Chance is relocating from city site pitched for casino.”

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“Best Place to Buy Used Furniture” – Baltimore City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2011

September 2011 – “Best Place to Buy Used Furniture” Baltimore City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2011 (Goods Section) This massive maze of rooms on the northern edge of the Second Chance empire makes for a fun Saturday morning of furniture shopping. The collection is a mix of consigned pieces and […]

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Federal Hill Renovation Brings Generations Together

August 11, 2011 – “Federal Hill Renovation Brings Generations Together”  The Baltimore Sun by Marie Marciano Gullard Here’s another example of how a Second Chance product fits perfectly in a local renovation!

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“Best Architectural Finds” – Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore 2011

August 2011 – “Best Architectural Finds”  Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore 2011 (Shopping Section) Second Chance is like Disney World for the DIY homeowner. The non-profit organization gives new life to often discarded and forgotten antiques. Its four warehouses are filled with thousands of special finds like ceramic drawer pulls, […]

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Baltimore Ravens Back to Business as NFL Lockout Ends

July 29, 2011 – “Baltimore Ravens Back to Business as NFL Lockout Ends”  Baltimore Business Journal by Scott Dance Mark Foster, CEO of Second Chance Inc., a salvage yard operating some of those lots, said he planned to get out renewals July 28 for reserved home-game parking spots that go […]