Brian is an Air Force veteran with four years of service and severe mobility issues. Until recently, he had been sleeping on his front porch in St. Cloud, Florida, because it was the only accessible area of the house. His home badly needed new flooring, wheelchair-accessible ramps, a new air conditioning unit, roof repairs and insulation in the attic.
ATLANTA, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – With more than 37,000 veterans estimated to be experiencing homelessness, The Home Depot Foundation has granted an additional $8 million to nonprofit partners as part of its overall commitment of half of a billion dollars to veteran causes. Individuals who have served in the U.S. military continue to be overrepresented in the homeless adult population, based on estimates from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
June 1 officially marks the start of hurricane season in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting above-average hurricane activity. To get ready for the upcoming season, NOAA suggests early preparation and understanding your risk.
Hailing from a military family, having lived in four countries and seven states, Gerald Sims always knew his passion was to serve his country. Currently, he is a Navy service member.
As he looked beyond the military, Gerald wanted to find a career that valued his military background and provided leadership and mentoring opportunities. Today, Gerald is a merchandising assistant store manager at The Home Depot store in Greenville, South Carolina.
Watch Gerald’s military story in the video above and learn why he chooses to wear an orange apron.
Spring Doing season is in full swing for Team Depot, The Home Depot’s volunteer force, but our commitment to volunteering – and our mission – continues year-round.
Team Depot volunteers go above and beyond to make a difference in their communities, completing impactful projects and leading with kindness and positivity. Read on to discover why they believe in giving back to their communities.
ATLANTA, May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of this year’s hurricane season, The Home Depot Foundation has granted more than $4.2 million to seven national nonprofit partners to support disaster preparedness and response, including food security and clean water concerns, and long-term recovery efforts in areas impacted by natural disasters.
The Home Depot launched the Retool Your School program 13 years ago to provide support for our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). As of 2022, The Home Depot has invested more than $5.25 million dollars to update and upgrade HBCU campuses.
Klein Tools creates almost every type of tool used across the maintenance, construction and industrial trade professions. But for students about to embark on a trades training career path, Klein is crafting a celebration.
The Home Depot Foundation is teaming up with Operation Blessing to build nearly 800 relief kits in preparation for disaster season. These kits will provide immediate resources to those affected by severe weather events.
Operation Blessing is a nonprofit organization that has provided hunger relief, medical care, clean water, and disaster relief to millions around the world. In the aftermath of recent storms, their team distributed nearly 300 of the pre-assembled kits to impacted areas.
More Than 400 U.S. Military Veterans Receiving Housing Support Through Latest Grants by the Home Depot Foundation
ATLANTA, April 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ – More than 400 U.S. military veterans nationwide will receive new, renovated or repaired homes thanks to an additional $6.6 million granted by The Home Depot Foundation to several of its nonprofit partners. Through these grants, the Foundation will provide home modifications and critical home repairs that address the individual needs of combat-wounded, low-income and disabled veterans.