Volunteers from Home Depot help fix up veterans home in Warner Robins
WARNER ROBINS, Ga -- Home Depot is helping veteransone house at a time. On Saturday, the home improvement company partnered with American Legion to repair the home of a Warner Robins Veteran.
Volunteers transformed the house of Master Sgt. Patrick Sweeney. They fixed the damaged roof, installed new siding, replaced insulation, installed new flooring, and made repairs to the master bedroom.
Sweeney's wife Lauren said she is very grateful for the help her family is receiving.
"There are not words for how grateful or thankful we are. It's something that you never in your life think would happen to you. This is something that's just amazing," Sweeney said.
Master Sgt. Patrick Sweeney served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. For the past five years he's served with the Air National Guard.
Since 2011, Team Depot, the company's associate-led volunteer force, has transformed more than 25,000 homes for veterans across the country. Giving back to veterans is personal to Home Depot, as more than 35,000 of the company's associates have served in the military.