Rebuilding Together Oakland revamps homes for the elderly

on April 27, 2009

By Brittney Johnson/Oakland North

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Funded by various local organizations and staffed by local volunteers, Rebuilding Together Oakland (RTO) offers free home make-overs to the city’s elderly.

Watch as volunteers rehabilitate 92-year-old Oakland resident Henry Buford’s home of 54 years.

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Photo by Basil D Soufi
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