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College Gameday Celebrates HBCUs with a Challenge Kickoff

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After creating tailgate pop-ups last year while team sports were put on pause, this season of college football is back – and so is ESPN’s College GameDay Built By The Home Depot.  

Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

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Hurricane Ida, the fifth strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland, has impacted thousands of people across the nation. Even ten days later, Ida left hundreds of thousands in Louisiana and the city of New Orleans without power. 

The Home Depot Foundation Commits up to $1 Million to Communities Devastated by Hurricane Ida

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September 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Home Depot Foundation announced a commitment of up to $1 million to support immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery efforts in the communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. This new disaster response grant takes the Foundation’s 2021 disaster contributions to more than $6 million. 

The Home Depot to Host ESG Webcast, Focused on its Environmental Efforts

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ATLANTA, August 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Ron Jarvis, chief sustainability officer, will host a webcast and Q&A session to discuss the company’s environmental efforts. The webcast will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month

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Black Philanthropy Month was established in August 2011 to inform, invest and inspire Black philanthropic leadership. During the month of August, we’re highlighting the voices of Black-led and Black-benefitting nonprofit partners.

Smart Irrigation: Improving Water Conservation

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There’s irrigation and then there’s “smart” irrigation. The difference? About 470,000 gallons of water.

When you’re looking to keep plants hydrated in the heat, it takes a lot of resources. Recognizing the importance of water conservation, The Home Depot partnered with HydroPoint. In 2019, they piloted a smart irrigation system to save water at the store in Kennesaw, Georgia and several other sites. 

From Lumber Associate to EVP, Jeff Kinnaird Talks Career Growth Journey

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Originally from British Columbia, Canada, Jeff Kinnaird, executive vice president of merchandising, has spent more than 25 years at The Home Depot.  

“It’s a marathon, not a sprint,” says Jeff when talking about his career journey.  

From standing in a long line in 1996 and filling out an application to work at The Home Depot in Vancouver, Jeff has gone on to navigate many roles within the company. He began as a lumber associate and quickly moved into various leadership roles including store manager, merchandising vice president for Canada and president of Canada stores. 

Team Depot Monitoring Dixie Wildfire to Aid in Relief

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The Dixie Wildfire in Northern California has destroyed more than 600 homes and caused tens of thousands to evacuate. It is now the second largest wildfire in the state’s history – and still growing. 

Circularity in Action: The Home Depot's Commitment to Composting and Sustainability

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In Puget Sound, Washington, associates are turning trash into something customers can use. Flowers, soil, and other retired organic items are being composted instead of thrown away. 

For over a decade, more than 20 stores have been partnering with local environmental solutions company Cedar Grove to dispose of their organic waste. Cedar Grove turns these materials into a compost that’s sold in local Home Depot stores.

HBCU Student Interns Share Their Home Depot Experience

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This year, more than 200 students will complete an internship with The Home Depot. Between learning and working on meaningful projects with professional teams, interns also receive exclusive opportunities like career development sessions, networking, mentorship, game days and more.  

For interns currently studying at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), their program included a July lunch and learn with Home Depot leaders who are also HBCU alumni. Of the interns in attendance, we interviewed three to get their perspective.  

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