Store Manager David Cabrera’s Veterans Village Mission!

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Store Manager David Cabrera’s Veterans Village Mission!

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Giving back thru volunteer work @HomeDepotFdn in #Veterans Village, Las Vegas #CSR

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Monday, August 5, 2013 - 3:45pm


Through Team Depot, our associate-led volunteer program, The Home Depot Foundation provides opportunities for our associates to contribute their home improvement know-how to make a difference in their communities. Store Manager David Cabrera truly exemplifies The Home Depot’s core value of Giving Back through his volunteer work with Veterans Village in Las Vegas.  Below, check out the blog about his experience.

I believe in giving back to the community and so does my employer, The Home Depot.

The Home Depot Foundation’s involvement with Veterans Village started almost a year ago when we learned more about the organization through a media interview. Part of our mission is to seek out local organizations that could use assistance. We chose Veterans Village!

We contacted Arnold Stalk, the Veterans Village founder, and requested a tour to learn more about the organization. During that visit, we asked if there were ways to help improve the facility. That’s when we really got involved and made plans for renovations.

In October of 2012, more than 300 Home Depot volunteers donated their time to landscape the facility and provide interior updates, exterior painting and a new kitchen. Also, in February of 2013 we went back to announce a $600,000 grant to complete renovations, including a new roof, parking lot, windows, interior flooring and additional landscaping.

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