Team Depot volunteer planting

TOP TEAM DEPOT TRANSFORMATIONS OF 2016

January 06, 2017

In 2016, Team Depot made a huge impact for veterans in every state. Associates volunteered on thousands of projects in their communities. Take a look at some of our favorite transformations.
 

1. Phoenix – Kitchen Remodel

A U.S. Marine veteran that lived in his home for more than 30 years could no longer maintain it due to a string of health issues. Today, he’s enjoying a new kitchen thanks to Team Depot and Hands On Greater Phoenix.
(November 2016)

Phoenix Kitchen Remodel beforePhoenix Kitchen Remodel after

  

 

2. Missouri City, Texas – Yard & Garage Surprise

Team Depot joined forces with Semper Fi Fund to surprise an injured veteran with a backyard and garage makeover that he can now enjoy with this family.
(February 2016)

 

 

Missouri City, Texas Yard Garage Surpise beforeMissouri City, Texas Yard Garage Surpise after

 

 

3. Palmer Lake, Minn. – VFW Post Makeover

Team Depot turned a storage room into a unique NASCAR room at the Palmer Lake VFW in Minnesota. This gives the veterans who use the VFW to a place to socialize and hold events.

(April 2016)

Palmer Lake, Minn. VFW Post makeover beforePalmer Lake, Minn. VFW Post makeover after

 

4. Janesville, Wis. – Ramp Build

Team Depot built this impressive ramp for a World War II POW who was admitted to the hospital and not allowed to return home until he had safe access to his home.
(October 2016)

Janesville Cruse Ramp beforeJanesville Cruse Ramp after

  

 

5. Tampa, Fla. – Cruse Home Takeover

Volunteers from Team Depot and Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay partnered to remodel the home of twin brothers who served in the military. Every room in the Cruse home got a facelift including the bathrooms and kitchen.
(October 2016)

Tampa, Florida Cruse Home Takeover beforeTampa, Florida Cruse Home Takeover after

 

6. Colorado Springs, Colo. – Backyard Garden Upgrade

For his 90th birthday, a WWII veteran got a backyard makeover from Team Depot and Purple Heart Homes. The new raised garden beds will allow him to garden from a wheelchair.
(August 2016)

Colorado Springs, Colo. Backyard Garden Upgrade beforeColorado Springs, Colo. Backyard Garden Upgrade before

 

7. Idaho – Transitional Housing Facility Facelift

The Sandman Transitional Housing Complex can host 11 veterans at any given time. Team Depot gave it a fresh coat of paint and other upgrades.
(September 2016)

Idaho Transitional Housing Facility Facelift beforeIdaho Transitional Housing Facility Facelift after

 

 

8. Oklahoma City – Veteran’s Home Restoration

U.S. Army veteran Edward Hodges was facing several code violations from the city because of the condition of his house. Team Depot and Rebuilding Together OKC partnered to restore the deteriorating home.
(October 2016)

Oklahoma City Veteran's Home Restoration beforeOklahoma City Veteran's Home Restoration after
Keep up with all the latest Home Depot news! Subscribe to our bi-weekly news update and get the top Built from Scratch stories delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Stories & Articles:

Home Depot Associates Walking Through Hurricane Cleanup
Community

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Hurricane Recovery Commitment to $2 Million

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Hurricane Recovery Commitment to $2 Million

Read Story

Celebration of Service Picture Collage
Community

CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HOME DEPOT ASSOCIATES GIVE BACK TO VETERANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HOME DEPOT ASSOCIATES GIVE BACK TO VETERANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Read Story

5 Ways You Can Choose to Serve Paint Splash Banner
Community

5 WAYS YOU CAN #CHOOSETOSERVE VETERANS THIS FALL

5 WAYS YOU CAN #CHOOSETOSERVE VETERANS THIS FALL

Read Story

Team Depot and Team Rubicon gather supplies in a Home Depot store
Community

The Home Depot Foundation Commits $1 Million to Harvey Relief Efforts

The Home Depot Foundation Commits $1 Million to Harvey Relief Efforts

Read Story

Community

Let's Do Lunch: Home Depot CEO Joins Meals on Wheels to Serve Senior Veterans

Let's Do Lunch: Home Depot CEO Joins Meals on Wheels to Serve Senior Veterans

Read Story

Veteran playing harmonica
Community

A HERO & HIS HARMONICA: ONE VETERAN’S HEARTFELT THANK YOU TO 250 VOLUNTEERS

A HERO & HIS HARMONICA: ONE VETERAN’S HEARTFELT THANK YOU TO 250 VOLUNTEERS

Read Story

Veterans diving in the Georgia Aquarium
Community

VETERANS FIND HEALING IN THE WATERS OF THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM

VETERANS FIND HEALING IN THE WATERS OF THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Read Story

Veteran volunteer from The Mission Continues
Community

The Mission Continues: Veterans Serve Atlanta's Westside

The Mission Continues: Veterans Serve Atlanta's Westside

Read Story