Palm Bay Home Depot Gives $8,000 To Homes For Warriors Program

By  //  October 14, 2015

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has donated over $16,000 TO DATE

Left to Right: Bob Williams, Tanner Massey, Carol Buturla, Mayor William Capote, Donald Overton, Scott Beaty, Mike Crippen, Rob Gilkes.

LEFT TO RIGHT: Bob Williams, Tanner Massey, Carol Buturla, Mayor William Capote, Donald Overton, Scott Beaty, Mike Crippen, Rob Gilkes. In September of this year Home Depot Specialty Sales Assistant Store Manager, Carol Buturla, informed the Homes for Warriors program that they were to be awarded with $8,000 in store gift cards to be used for the ongoing construction of homes for local wounded veterans. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA — Home Depot is making sure that local veterans will enjoy the freedom a mortgage-free and specially adapted home brings to a wounded veteran returning home.

In September of this year Home Depot Specialty Sales Assistant Store Manager, Carol Buturla, informed the Homes for Warriors program that they were to be awarded with $8,000 in store gift cards to be used for the ongoing construction of homes for local wounded veterans.

To date Home Depot has donated over $16,000 toward the Homes for Warriors program.

The Homes for Warriors program, in partnership with the Space Coast Paratroopers Association, assists veterans with their housing needs.

Bob Williams

Bob Williams

“Home Depot has been a valuable partner,” says Bob Williams who manages the program for the city.

“Not only has the Home Depot contributed financially, they have given their time too. Associates from the store can always be found volunteering at our work-sites. We could not do this without the help of volunteers and community business partners.”

The program builds and refurbishes homes for veterans looking to rebuild their lives, and once again become productive members of the community.

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Mayor William Capote

Mayor William Capote

“Here in Palm Bay we are a community and we take care of each other. It doesn’t matter if you are a big chain or a mom-and-pop store, when you contribute to a local program like this you can immediately see the benefits coming back tenfold,” said Palm Bay Mayor William Capote.

Anyone interested in participating or looking for more information can contact Bob Williams at homesforwarriors@palmbayflorida.org or call 321-733-3042.


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