September 11, 2017

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


ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation today announced an additional commitment of $1 million to support hurricane relief efforts, raising total financial support to $2 million for hurricane aid this season.

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"Our hearts are with the communities that have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma," said Shannon Gerber, executive director of The Home Depot Foundation. "We're working closely with our nonprofit partners to identify the most urgent needs so we can provide immediate support."

The Home Depot Foundation will provide short-term relief and rebuilding efforts in collaboration with several nonprofit partners including the American Red Cross, Convoy of Hope, Operation Blessing, Team Rubicon and Rebuilding Together.

About The Home Depot Foundation

The Home Depot Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to improving the homes and lives of U.S. veterans and their families with a specific focus on combat-wounded, senior and homeless veterans.  The Foundation also provides cleanup and rebuilding support for communities affected by natural disasters.

Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has invested approximately $200 million in veteran-related projects, part of the Foundation's quarter of a billion-dollar pledge to veteran-related causes by 2020.  In partnership with Team Depot, the 400,000-strong army of associate volunteers, the organization has positively impacted more than 33,000 veterans' homes and helped more than 2,000 communities.

To learn more about The Home Depot Foundation and see Team Depot in action visit homedepot.com/teamdepot and follow us on Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram @teamdepot and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/teamdepot

For hurricane-related information about The Home Depot's operations, please visit corporate.homedepot.com/newsroom.

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