April 2020

March 2020

Event: Washington, DC Meetup of Alumni, Supporters, & Friends

2020-03-03T07:10:46-08:00March 3rd, 2020|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project, Mongolia Project, Nepal Project|

Restoration Works International invites you to a meetup of RWI alumni, supporters, and friends on March 22nd in Washington, DC. We'll be gathering in the serene Dharma Room of the Center for Mindful Living in Tenleytown (because there's no better place to start a Sunday morning.) Come by between 10 and 11:30 to meet our [...]

October 2019

Why I’m an RWI group leader

2019-09-29T08:03:15-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project, Mongolia Project, Nepal Project|

RWI board member and longtime volunteer, Bob Pizzi, has been to every Restoration Works project - multiple times! In his message below, he shares why he is heading back to the Bichli Haveli Project in India for the third time this December, this time as the group leader. "RWI's caring and authenticity comes from two [...]

May 2019

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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