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Local Country Music Icon “Michael J” Gives SC a Lengthy Shout Out on Air!

March 11, 2019 – “Raving Maniacs” podcast by Michael J. What an honor to hear an unsolicited four-minute explanation of Second Chance on the radio by local DJ legend Michael J.!  He’s clearly more than just a shopper, as it’s readily evident he grasps the mission and breadth of our […]

Now Selling Select Products on eBay

Check out the items we now have listed on eBay here! Some are eligible for shipping and others for local pickup at the store. You’ll be able to purchase any item here in the store if you prefer. Feel free to ask any questions you might have about a product!

Spring Pop Up Shop Coming April 13!

Riding the popularity wave created by last year’s 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. […]

Nice to make the front page of the Baltimore Sun…. even nicer to facilitate community service!

February 19, 2019 – “‘It takes everyone working together’: Civic Works volunteers help seven nonprofits across Baltimore” by Lillian Reed on page 1 of The Baltimore Sun We appreciate the Baltimore Sun’s coverage of Civics Works annual day of service.  Check out the prominent role Second Chance played in their […]

Green Demolition = Great Discount!

Planning to tear down an existing home or structure in order to build a new one? Contact us to learn how choosing deconstruction creates wins for people, products, the planet and your pocketbook!

Discover and Celebrate our Impact in 2018!

In this report, you’ll encounter highlights of the measurable impact Second Chance had on people, materials and the environment during  2018, along with glimpses of our vision for the future. This provides an excellent opportunity to get to know who we are, what we do, and why!

SC’s Workforce Development Restrains Recidivism! (Video)

The ability to gain marketable skills and employment opportunities is key to the success of those returning to society from incarceration. Check out this encouraging shot-on-location video about re-entry, recidivism and second chances! (Produced by Jazmin Smith)

“Renewable Resources: Instead of Heading to the Landfill, Repurpose discarded building materials” in Home and Design

As a nonprofit committed to waste stream diversion and sustainable practices, we’re grateful for the mention in Home and Design‘s 2019 “Idea Book” (p. 166). We accept almost any new or reusable item, with few exceptions like paint, used oil, mattresses or clothing. For most everything else, you can drop […]

Bouncing Back: Brandon’s Second Chance Success

Discover the role Second Chance has played in the life of a remarkable man who once ran the Baltimore streets….