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YouthBuild Philly students learn to install window film on their school windows

Blinding sun glare, intense heat and fatigued students are the everyday challenges Ms. Willa faces as she teaches her language arts class at the YouthBuild Charter school in Philadelphia. Sometimes, she even wears sunglasses in order to see her students … Continue reading

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“What are you doing for others?”- Dr. King

On Martin Luther King day of service, more than forty Saint-Gobain employee volunteers took the day to work side-by-side with YouthBuild students to install CertainTeed gypsum on the Wingohocking street homes, while another group of employees rolled up their sleeves … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Green!

YouthBuild Philly and CertainTeed insulation came together with the same goal – to make the 2006 & 2008 W. Wingohocking Street properties the two most sustainable and energy efficient homes they can be. To make this goal a reality, CertainTeed insulation … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly Update: Wingohocking Street is Near Completion!

YouthBuild Philly here, reporting live from the 215!   We’re excited to share  that the 2006 and 2008 W. Wingohocking street project  is wrapping up! We are getting closer and closer to completion and that LEED platinum status! Here’s what we’ve been up to…. The plumbing … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Announces Partnership Extension with YouthBuild U.S.A & Expansion to South Africa

Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild’s partnership has been extended AND expanded internationally, and we couldn’t be more excited! Saint-Gobain has expanded its partnership with YouthBuild USA, to South Africa and current national partnership through 2017. To make this announcement, Saint-Gobain hosted a … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild Philly Partner Together for Thanksgiving Donations and a Day of Service

We braved the cold for another fun volunteer event with YouthBuild Philly and Saint-Gobain employees! However, this wasnt your typical volunteer day. Collectively, Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild collected approximately 20 boxes of canned and boxed food donations to give to the Nicetown … Continue reading

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My Letter to the YouthBuild Philly Graduates

As a Saint-Gobain employee, I can personally say that attending the YouthBuild Philly graduation ceremony put into perspective for me not only how our company contributes to the lives of these amazing preserving students, but also what these students contribute … Continue reading

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