Author: Pete Theodore
Second Chance contributes to a second chance for East Grand Bahama after Dorian’s Devastation
Remember Hurricane Dorian? Even though it was just six weeks ago, most of us won’t recall the devastation inflicted by this Category 5 beast. After all, our lives and news feeds remain perpetually saturated. The subconscious, sanity-saving impulse to sprint beyond “bad news” that doesn’t directly impact us is certainly […]
Pop Up Shop Coming November 9!
Riding the popularity wave created by our Pop Up Fairs, Second Chance is excited to be doing it again! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours, resulting in a shopping event that’s fun and memorable for all. There’s […]
We Have a Winner!
UPDATE: As to that beautiful Mini Cooper we raffled off earlier this year…. It’s been in the store for several months now. Guess what? It’s almost October and the winner has (finally) taken it home! Congratulations to Angela, and thanks to all who helped us raise some funding for our […]
SC in Building Forward – “Construction’s Dirty Secret: Environmentally friendly buildings still send a ton of waste to the landfill, but deconstruction and reclaiming building materials are on the rise.”
August 20, 2019 – “Construction’s Dirty Secret: Environmentally friendly buildings still send a ton of waste to the landfill, but deconstruction and reclaiming building materials are on the rise.” Building Forward by Joe Bousquin Second Chance is proud to be included with the other industry heavy-hitters in this exceptionally well-researched […]
“Old, But New” – SC Front & Center in the Cover Story of the Baltimore Sun’s “Weekend” Section
August 16, 2019 – “Old, But New” Cover Story in the Weekend Section of The Baltimore Sun by Christian Tkacik Great to be among the places “to get your rare item fix on Baltimore’s Antique Row”!
Second Chance Proudly Mentors Baltimore Teens Via YouthWorks for 11th Year!
It’s no secret that “Charm City” sometimes garners “uncharming” press. For all its wonders, our city has its fair share of warts and wrinkles. The youth of Baltimore are among those significantly impacted by the city’s challenges, with some trying to merely survive at the epicenter of the tumult. These […]
SC Staff Interviewed on FM 89.3’s National “Crossroads” Broadcast
Pete and Will enjoyed an hour in Washington D.C.’s WPFW studio sharing about Second Chance and its impact. A unique and rewarding aspect was interacting with callers during the latter portion of the show. Take a listen here: Broadcast Date: July 16, 2019
Yelp Yourself to Some Yelpers’ Love!
We’re not bragging on us, we’re bragging on YOU!! Thanks so much for the digital love ❣️
2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 6th Consecutive Year!
What can we say? It’s with great humility and appreciation that we announce earning this prestigious recognition for the sixth consecutive year! We don’t do what we do for accolades, but it still feels good when so many people affirm the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in […]
ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 News Story – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose”
June 17, 2019 – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose” by Megan Knight of ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 in Baltimore If you’re driving down I-95 South heading out of the city, there’s a chance you’ve seen a massive warehouse with the words “What […]