HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR SPRING REBUILDS
Volunteers from Sears Heroes at Home program and nonprofit Rebuilding Together join forces to complete a three-month rehabilitation project for injured Marine veteran Lance Corporal Josh Misiewicz. His home in La Grange, IL was modified to include an elevator and ramps, wider doorways and hallways, various kitchen renovations, and winterization benefits.
On Armed Forces Day, volunteers from Sears Heroes at Home program, Rebuilding Together and Hope for Tomorrow Inc. completed the renovation of a historic home in Aurora, IL built in 1857 to serve as a site to provide safe, structured, supportive and substance-free housing to U.S. veterans suffering from war-borne trauma and substance abuse issues.
An Acadiana volunteer from Sears Heroes at Home and Rebuilding Together builds a front porch for U.S. Navy veteran Alice Bott at her home in Branch, LA. Bott served as a Photographer's Mate 3rd Class in a branch of the U.S. Navy called WAVES-Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service.
Volunteers worked to renovate veterans Mark and Amy Steppe's basement at their Bergen County home. Mark Steppe was a Sargent in the Army and Amy served as a Corporal in the Marines, both were very grateful for the support from Sears.
The Ki Hope House was donated by KI CEO Dick Resch, with the mission to serve homeless veterans by offering them a shelter while they make the necessary transitions to improve their lives. Sears Heroes at Home and Rebuilding Together Green Bay provided a new roof and windows among other required renovations to make it a safe and healthy home for veterans in need.