Hailing from a military family, having lived in four countries and seven states, Gerald Sims always knew his passion was to serve his country. Currently, he is a Navy service member.
As he looked beyond the military, Gerald wanted to find a career that valued his military background and provided leadership and mentoring opportunities. Today, Gerald is a merchandising assistant store manager at The Home Depot store in Greenville, South Carolina.
Watch Gerald’s military story in the video above and learn why he chooses to wear an orange apron.
Spring Doing season is in full swing for Team Depot, The Home Depot’s volunteer force, but our commitment to volunteering – and our mission – continues year-round.
Team Depot volunteers go above and beyond to make a difference in their communities, completing impactful projects and leading with kindness and positivity. Read on to discover why they believe in giving back to their communities.
ATLANTA, May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of this year’s hurricane season, The Home Depot Foundation has granted more than $4.2 million to seven national nonprofit partners to support disaster preparedness and response, including food security and clean water concerns, and long-term recovery efforts in areas impacted by natural disasters.
The Home Depot launched the Retool Your School program 13 years ago to provide support for our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). As of 2022, The Home Depot has invested more than $5.25 million dollars to update and upgrade HBCU campuses.
Klein Tools creates almost every type of tool used across the maintenance, construction and industrial trade professions. But for students about to embark on a trades training career path, Klein is crafting a celebration.
The Home Depot Foundation is teaming up with Operation Blessing to build nearly 800 relief kits in preparation for disaster season. These kits will provide immediate resources to those affected by severe weather events.
Operation Blessing is a nonprofit organization that has provided hunger relief, medical care, clean water, and disaster relief to millions around the world. In the aftermath of recent storms, their team distributed nearly 300 of the pre-assembled kits to impacted areas.
More Than 400 U.S. Military Veterans Receiving Housing Support Through Latest Grants by the Home Depot Foundation
ATLANTA, April 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ – More than 400 U.S. military veterans nationwide will receive new, renovated or repaired homes thanks to an additional $6.6 million granted by The Home Depot Foundation to several of its nonprofit partners. Through these grants, the Foundation will provide home modifications and critical home repairs that address the individual needs of combat-wounded, low-income and disabled veterans.
There are more than 300,000 open jobs requiring skilled plumbers, carpenters, electricians and HVAC specialists nationwide, but according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 11% of construction workers are women.
April is National Volunteer Month, which means it’s Spring Doing season.
To celebrate, The Home Depot Foundation is honoring the selfless spirit and orange-blooded culture of Team Depot, our associate volunteer force. Over the next 30 days, Team Depot will be completing dozens of volunteer projects with nonprofit partners and extending the mission of The Home Depot Foundation in our communities across the country.
View the video above to see a sneak peek of how we’re kicking off the 2022 Spring Doing season.