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Rustik Live Edge Furniture to Showcase Wares at Second Chance

We’re very excited to have Rustik Live Edge Furniture displaying their amazing products in the store for 3 weeks, starting this Saturday, August 18! You’ll find meticulously crafted live edge river tables, dining tables, headboards, wedding tables, countertops, wall mounts and even skateboards! To get a taste of the unique […]

Second Chance Launches New Website

Second Chance is proud to launch our new and improved website. The new site has an updated look, more features, a wider sampling of inventory and will display optimally on screens of all sizes. Thanks for your patience during this transition!

Best of Baltimore Winner – “Best Conversation Pieces”

August 2015 – “Best Conversation Pieces” Baltimore Magazine‘s Best of Baltimore 2015 (Lifestyle Section) From p. 216:  What we love most about Second Chance—aside from its nonprofit mission of workforce development and sustainability and that eye-popping Steve Powers “What Is and What Can Be” mural that adorns the building—is that […]

“Most businesses watch 1 bottom line. This one keeps an eye on 3. That’s why people love ’em.”

July 28, 2015 – Published by Upworthy; created by Maz Ali It’s rewarding when a socially positive organization with millions of fans takes notice of your efforts. Take a look at their focus on our innovative triple-bottom-line focus: People, Planet, Product!


A ‘Second Chance’ for Salvaged Objects

July 17, 2015 – “A ‘Second Chance’ for Salvaged Objects” by Kim Hairston in The Baltimore Sun’s “The Dark Room: Exploring Visual Journalism “Second Chance, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation that sells reclaimed building materials, which fund job training and employment of Baltimore City residents who may have difficulties finding […]

Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class

July 17, 2015 – “Second Chance Graduates its Tenth Deconstruction Training Class” Press Release from Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development The press release issued by MOED, a long and vital partner of Second Chance, reads in part: Second Chance utilizes the training program to deconstruct houses and other buildings […]

“Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions

July 2015 – “Top Non-Profit Employer” from Maryland New Directions We are proud to display this meaningful recognition from our vital partner, Maryland New Directions. Since MND works with over 300 motivated job-seekers each year, most of whom face significant employment obstacles, we make a natural team!

Sen. Ben Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise

June 2, 2015 – “Cardin Discusses Importance of Second Chances at Innovative South Baltimore Social Enterprise” Press Release from the Office of Maryland Senator Benjamin Cardin After his visit and roundtable participation at Second Chance, among other insights the Senator notes: ““It never ceases to amaze me what people can […]


“Second Chance” by Byron Scott for CTV News

June 1, 2015 – “Second Chance” by Byron Scott for CTV News This video was produced when Senator Ben Cardin encouraged us and participated in a roundtable discussion at Second Chance. Job training, environmental stewardship, workforce development, citizen (ex-offender) re-entry, and *hope* were key themes that, as you will see, […]