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SC Interviewed by Kirk McKewen on the Anthony Lavine Show on 98 Rock!

Several members of our leadership team enjoyed representing Second Chance as the featured nonprofit on 98 Rock’s radio program headlined by the the Baltimore Ravens co-captain, Anthony Levine! Yummy food and drinks were served by Wayward Smokehouse in Federal Hill, and a guest appearance by up-and-coming Cornerback Tavon Young also […]

Don’t Miss Our Fall Pop Up Shop!

Riding the popularity wave created by our first two 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 […]

“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet

“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet Monthly (2018) Listen to Brandon and Jess share their powerful story of seizing their second chance…. To see more of this creative piece, of which this video is a small excerpt, please visit this link.

SC Mentioned on TLC’s “Trading Spaces” Again!

SC Mentioned on TLC’s Trading Spaces Again! Image our delight to see our humble coffee table enjoy an elegant makeover from designer Laurie Smith on a recent episode of TLC’s #TradingSpaces! See more here: https://buff.ly/2LL5dIP

Introducing “Second Chance Founder’s Repurposed, Reclaimed House” in Baltimore Fishbowl

July 13, 2018 – “Second Chance Founder’s Repurposed, Reclaimed House” by Cynthia McIntyre in Baltimore Fishbowl Have you heard about our unique “concept house,” the brainchild of Second Chance’s founder, Mark Foster? We’re pretty jazzed about it! Read what it’s all about in this article from the Baltimore Fishbowl, and […]

Congressman John Sarbanes Visits Second Chance

    On July 3rd, Second Chance was honored to be visited by Congressman John Sarbanes, the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district since 2007. A constructive roundtable discussion ensued. We’re grateful for the valuable perspective, humble attentiveness and meaningful encouragement he brought us in our ceaseless endeavor to retrain, […]

Second Chance Named Among Places Not to Miss in Baltimore!

It was fun to find ourselves listed among the top places nobody should miss when visiting in Baltimore! Click the picture to read the write-up, and be sure to visit “Baltimore’s Biggest Treasure Chest” 9 to 5 any day of the week!

“Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” in the Baltimore Sun

May 9, 2018 – “Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” by Brittany Britto in The Baltimore Sun We probably won’t be serving 6-egg omelettes any time soon, but we cherish this storied diner sign that came down after serving as a Towson-area landmark for more than […]

“Baltimore’s Warehouse of Many Chances” – BittersweetMonthly.com Creatively Captures the Essence of SC

May 7, 2018 – “Baltimore’s Warehouse of Many Chances” by the staff of Bittersweet Monthly Check out this creative piece complete with compelling copy, images and video. It captures the essence of Second Chance like nothing before. The folks at Bittersweet Monthly are so talented, and it is evident here […]

2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 5th Consecutive Year!

It’s with great humility and appreciation that we announce earning this prestigious recognition for a fifth 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 Baltimore and beyond. Read […]