More than $4.5 Million Committed to Disaster Response in 2022
ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot Foundation is committing up to $300,000 to support immediate disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by the devastating flooding in the Appalachia and Midwest regions. This new disaster response grant takes the Foundation's 2022 disaster commitment to more than $4.5 million.
Alongside its nonprofit partner organizations, the Foundation and Team Depot, The Home Depot's associate volunteer force, have helped:
"Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by the devastating flooding in Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri," said Shannon Gerber, executive director, The Home Depot Foundation. "As floodwaters recede and the extent of the damage becomes clearer, we'll continue to work closely with our nonprofit partners to identify and support immediate and long-term needs across the area."
About The Home Depot Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans, support communities impacted by natural disasters and train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap. Since 2011, the Foundation has invested more than $400 million in veteran causes and improved more than 50,000 veteran homes and facilities. The Foundation has pledged to invest half of a billion dollars in veteran causes by 2025 and $50 million in training the next generation of skilled tradespeople through the Path to Pro program. To learn more about The Home Depot Foundation visit HomeDepotFoundation.org and follow us on Twitter @HomeDepotFound and on Facebook and Instagram @HomeDepotFoundation.
SOURCE The Home Depot Foundation