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May 2019

Restoration Works featured on PreserveCast: Preservation Around the World with RWI’s Melanie Lytle

2019-05-26T06:30:41-07:00May 26th, 2019|Featured News, India Project|

Restoration Works was recently honored to be featured on the popular historic preservation podcast PreserveCast, produced by Preservation Maryland. Listen here as RWI board member Melanie Lytle speaks about how RWI uses national and international volunteer tourism as the catalyst for its mission to help communities around the world protect their cultural heritage sites and [...]

Last call for volunteer trip to Colebrookdale Railroad this summer

2019-05-26T13:35:58-07:00May 1st, 2019|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News|

There are still a few spaces left for our annual Colebrookdale Railroad restoration project this June 28-July 3! Join RWI volunteers as we return to Boyertown, PA, for our second annual trip to Colebrookdale Railroad. We're excited to once again work alongside our partners at Colebrookdale RR Preservation Trust in the restoration of this 1850s-era [...]

January 2019

Celebrate Udaipur’s colorful festivals, work alongside our wonderful crew, and receive 25% off your trip donation

2019-01-14T05:53:24-08:00January 14th, 2019|Featured News, India Project|

April 1-7 (7-day trip) April 1-12 (12-day trip) Celebrate Rajasthan's Famous Festivals Join RWI's volunteer trip to Udaipur in April and your time there will coincide with two of the region's most famous annual festivals: Mewar and Ganguar Festivals. The traditional regional events celebrate spring and love, respectively. They are at their most zestful and [...]

October 2018

Volunteer tour dates for 2019 announced: make 2019 meaningful!

2018-11-06T09:04:41-08:00October 2nd, 2018|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project|

Won't you join us in India or Pennsylvania in 2019? For over two decades, Restoration Works International has been offering tour participants a remarkable cultural experience exploring the traditions and cultures of the world, with a special emphasis on hands-on service and meaningful relationship building in the communities in which we work. INDIA: BICHLI HAVELI [...]

July 2018

The Haveli Laboratory: July 21-27, 2018

2018-07-04T08:20:02-07:00July 4th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

RWI friends in India - RWI's partners at the Bichli Haveli Project are offering an opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the everyday and local practices of restoration with Udaipur craftsmen this July 21-27. The Haveli Laboratory is being facilitated by Malvika Mehta, Architect, and Vandini Mehta, Urban Researcher and Architect. Six days of [...]

June 2018

An evening with Gretchen Worth, June 21, 7 PM

2018-06-19T06:22:34-07:00June 19th, 2018|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project|

June 21, 7 PM Dryden, NY native Gretchen Worth will share about her work and journeys with the charity and the historic spaces they restore. The event is hosted by the Southworth Library Association, 24 W. Main Street, Dryden, NY 13053-0045. Free! For more information, visit Southworth Library Association online. The mission of Restoration Works [...]

May 2018

July volunteer trip to India on sale: 30% off! Save $885!

2018-05-02T11:01:58-07:00May 2nd, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

For a brief time, we've put the July 2-13, 2018 volunteer trip to the Bichli Haveli Project on sale! Join RWI as we work alongside the Bichli Haveli local preservation crew to restore a 140-year-old haveli (traditional house) in India into a community and heritage resources center as the focal point of a neighborhood renewal [...]

April 2018

Itinerary for Colebrookdale Railroad Project trip released

2018-04-05T07:42:11-07:00April 5th, 2018|Colebrookdale Project|

Volunteers participating in the Restoration Works International project with Colebrookdale Railroad can look forward to a fun-filled six days. To learn more and claim your space, visit the Project Page. DAY 1, Friday Arrive in time to join for our Meet and Greet at 8pm. Meet your fellow volunteers over welcome beverages and local treats, [...]

Only 12 spots available for inaugural trip to the US-based Colebrookdale Railroad project

2018-04-06T06:57:29-07:00April 5th, 2018|Colebrookdale Project|

Space is extremely limited for the first volunteer trip to Restoration Works' new project with Colebrookdale Railroad. The six-day trip offers one of the only US-based opportunities to join a railroad restoration program. Volunteers will participate in hands-on restoration tasks, including painting and wood staining (train wheels, lamp posts, train interiors), landscape work, washing train [...]

Restoration Works announces new US-based project with Colebrookdale Railroad

2018-04-05T16:34:06-07:00April 5th, 2018|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News|

Restoration Works International is pleased to be partnering with Colebrookdale Railroad for our first US-based project, launching this summer. This August 3-8, we'll be taking our first volunteer trip to Boyertown, Pennsylvania, USA, about a 1 ½-hour drive from Philadelphia. Colebrookdale Railroad opened in 1859, connecting the country’s first iron-making sites. Now the cornerstone of [...]

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