1700 Ridgely Street, Baltimore, MD 21230


Blog Posts

Together, we’re making a real difference…. 2017 behind, 2018 ahead!

In this report, you’ll encounter highlights of the measurable impact Second Chance had on people, materials and the environment during the past year, along with glimpses of our vision for the future. This provides an excellent opportunity to get to know us!

“Sitting in a Baltimore nonprofit showroom: iconic ‘Maryland’ floor boards from Cole Field House” (Baltimore Sun)

January 9, 2018 – “Sitting in a Baltimore nonprofit showroom: iconic ‘Maryland’ floor boards from Cole Field House” in The Baltimore Sun by Sean Welsh Great piece on this iconic treasure in our inventory! Also see the complimentary February 21, 2018 article in www.southbmore.com by Kevin Lynch.

Scenes from 2017: Second Chance in 117 Seconds!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Whether we partnered together on a deconstruction or a donation project, you rolled up your sleeves to volunteer in our warehouse, or you shopped in our retail store to make your home a more beautiful place to live, we want to extend a warm thank you for […]

Our Holiday Wish for You….

We’re grateful for each of you during this season of celebrations! -Your Second Chance Team P.S. Our donations crews will be working throughout the holidays, and our store is open 9 to 5 every day except Christmas.

Celebrate Service with Second Chance!

On #InternationalVolunteersDay (December 5th), we celebrate the wonderful impact volunteers make around the world. We are humbled that thousands have fueled positive change by serving at Second Chance through the years. For example, Aaron is a local college student who came as part of his school’s outreach program. He ended […]

A Chance To Change Lives!

Life can be hard. Pitfalls and barriers abound. We do our best to dodge the dangers, but sometimes we just get overwhelmed. Whatever your life story, you most likely know what it’s like to need some kind of a second chance. In the short video below, you’ll meet three such […]

Second Chance’s Annual “Wreckers Ball” in The Baltimore Sun

November 12, 2017 – “Second Chance’s ‘Wreckers Ball’” in The Baltimore Sun by Sloan Brown We’re grateful for the Baltimore Sun’s exposure of our fantastic Wreckers Ball fundraiser event! Enjoy this “live event video” by Sloan Brown, along with her full-page piece in the Sunday edition (below). If you missed […]

NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders Lend Hands to Second Chance

November 13, 2017 – “NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders Lend Hands to Second Chance” in CityBizList (Baltimore) by Staff Approximately thirty members of the NAIOP Maryland Developing Leaders group removed nails from lumber, moved around and arranged merchandise, sorted lumber and helped out where necessary at the non-profit Second Chance facility […]

“Baltimore’s Second Chance, Inc. Creates Green Collar Jobs for the Community”

October 30, 2017 – “Baltimore’s Second Chance, Inc. Creates Green Collar Jobs for the Community” from Independent We Stand by Katherine Seibt This article, which gives an apt overview of our nonprofit, begins: In Baltimore, unemployed workers, used housewares and the environment get a much-needed second chance. Local nonprofit Second […]

Original Cole Field House Flooring from UMD arrives!

WHAT?!? Guess who got the original end-floors from the University of Maryland College Park Cole Field House? WE DID!! Come check it out now on one of our huge walls. From 1955-2015, the iconic red & white “Maryland” floor has upheld millions of feet — athletes, performers, fans, students, politicians, […]