About RReNEW


Remembering and ReEnergizing Neighbors Economies and Watersheds

The RRENEW Collective was created in the Summer of 2009 in the spirit of facilitating the placement of volunteers with organizations working for a sustainable Appalachia in the coal dependent region of Southwest Virginia. Several of the founding members of the collective have worked with a variety of organizations striving for a healthier Appalachia, in volunteer and staff capacities, and created RRENEW in order to advance these and other organizations. The Collective operates a volunteer house in Appalachia, Va, where volunteers from near and far can live and work together. Read about our mission and values.

Here you can read about our current endeavors, see pictures of our work, and communicate with the collective. If you have suggestions for the collective or questions, contact us at rrenew.collective@gmail.com. We are currently looking for interns and volunteers for 2012 and 2013, and you can read more about our internships here.

RReNEW Photos

			Rrenew Collective posted a photo:				Rrenew Collective posted a photo:	Taking some visitors up to see the destruction of the Appalachian Mountains			Rrenew Collective posted a photo:	Henry Street over looking downtown Appalchia, Va			Rrenew Collective posted a photo:	Sitting on top of Black Mountain, looking out over Ison Rock Ridge, 9 Mile Spur, the town of Appalachia, and Stone Mountain there in the distance. That is Looney Ridge in the fore ground, topless, eroding, in the process of a slow decapitation