Rebuilding Together Howard County, formerly known as Christmas in April, is the local affiliate and was formed in 1992 when a group of committed Howard County Residents and businesses joined together to mobilize volunteers and provide free home repairs to low-income families in Howard County. For many of these home owners, these repairs were truly a gift.
Rebuilding Together Howard County approached NextLOGiK to improve their existing WordPress site and to try and get more home owners in the area to apply for assistance. They were struggling to get people to connect with them through the web and were in need of projects. The NextLOGiK design team reworked the information architecture and then developed a new design with a full application to fill out as well as printable versions for users to access. Integration with social media channels, better acknowledgement of sponsors and the overall approach resulted in tremendous influx of applications and sponsorship opportunities. As a result, their has been a large increase in participation and they are expanding their helpful support beyond their expectations.