More than 70 volunteers renovate U.S. VETS Barber’s Point

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Home Depot volunteers picked up some gloves and tools at U.S. VETS Barber’s Point to renovate its facilities in honor of Veteran’s Day.

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“It’s going to bring us closer together. More of a bonding,” stated Jermaine Wooden. “Even though we have different branches here, we all serve the country and we should continue to serve each other…”

Wooden is a veteran who joined more than 70 volunteers for the project. He said he’s getting his life back on track with help from organizations like U.S. VETS.

“Our main mission is to get homeless veterans off the street into permanent housing and wrap them around with the services that they need to be successful in their community,” said U.S. VETS Vice President of Clinical Services Kim Cook.


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The Home Depot Foundation delivers outdoor furniture to the Tiny House Community

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSA) — New outdoor decor items were delivered to the Tiny House Community in Savannah. It was all made possible by the effort of hundreds of volunteers working on Hilton Head Island today—plus the support of a national brand.

Two large box trucks full of goods made their way into the cove at Dundee in Savannah on Tuesday. As volunteers opened the doors, veterans were happy to see what was inside. 

Reggie Chisholm, a resident and veteran said, “Well, I’m overwhelmed. I’m glad. I didn’t know what to expect when they told us we had to clean up the place. It’s quite a step up. You know, it puts us in a high-dollar region. It’s some very nice stuff.”

Each house was given an outdoor chair and cushion. They were also given picnic tables and benches.  Earlier that day,  the

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