Corporate Partners

We wish to extend a special thank you to all of our corporate partners who continue to step up to help our American heroes.

     
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Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. today is a global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceilings. Based in Lancaster, Pa., Armstrong operates 32 plants in eight countries and has approximately 8,500 employees worldwide. Armstrong, as the exclusive flooring supplier to HFOT, will donate floors for all the specially adapted homes built across the country through 2016. A portion of the sales from the company's new American Scrape collection will be dedicated to supporting this effort. American Scrape features richly textured hardwood floors, inspired by the beauty of the American landscape, and each floor is made in the USA. Armstrong offers hundreds of floor covering options for people to choose from. Its hardwood floors are available in many popular wood species, from classic oak to exotic tropical hardwoods. Prefer ceramic tile, but don’t like the cold, hard surface? Check out the company’s luxury vinyl flooring collections with a variety of tile, stone, slate and wood looks – and a soft, warm feel underfoot. Armstrong also offers stylish and easy-to-clean vinyl sheet and vinyl tile floors, and rounding out the offerings, laminate and linoleum floor coverings. For more information visit www.armstrong.com.

     
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BAE Systems is a global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. 

     
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Budget Blinds® was founded in 1992 and currently boasts over 900 franchise territories serving nearly 7,500 cities throughout the United States and Canada. The company offers customers a full line of quality window coverings including shutters, shades, blinds and draperies. It also provides free in-home consultations as well as measuring and installation services. Budget Blinds is owned by parent company, Home Franchise Concepts, a leader in the home services category. Budget Blinds is a strong supporter of the U.S. Military and through their partnership with Homes For Our Troops, will provide window coverings in HFOT homes across the country. For more information on Budget Blinds, visit www.budgetblinds.com. For franchise opportunities, including special discounts for Veterans off the purchase price of a Budget Blinds franchise system, please visit www.budget-blinds-franchise.com.

     
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BlueLine Rental formerly Volvo Rents, has proudly partnered with Homes for Our Troops to do their part to help build specially adapted homes for severely injured Veterans and their families. The BlueLine Rental philanthropic initiative plays a key role in donating construction equipment and raising funds to help provide deserving military families with some of the independence that they lost while serving our great nation. BlueLine Rental operates more than 130 company-owned rental stores in North America. Each of the North American rental centers offers a comprehensive line of essential equipment for the construction, commercial and industrial markets, as well as an extensive line of compact excavators, compactors, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders, compaction equipment, and skid steer loaders. For more information, visit www.bluelinerental.com.

     
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CertainTeed Corporation is a leading North American manufacturer of building materials including roofing, siding, trim, fence, railing, decking, insulation, gypsum, and ceilings products. CertainTeed strives to be the preferred choice for innovative building products and systems by delivering a superior customer experience. As an Official Supplier for Homes for Our Troops, CertainTeed is donating roofing, insulation and gypsum materials and inviting contractors from our extensive network to donate their labor to install these products on homes being built in their local areas.

     
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Founded in 1991, Oaks, Pa. based CertaPro Painters is the largest painting company in North America and provides a customer-driven painting experience that is unparalleled in the industry (both commercial and residential). CertaPro franchisees establish large-scale, regional painting operations backed by the company’s proven business system that has made them North America’s most referred painting company. CertaPro currently has more than 350 locations worldwide including the United States and Canada. By hosting community events and working with general contractors to paint the interiors of the new homes built through the program, CertaPro has raised more than $91,000 to support Homes for Our Troops. The company hopes to donate more than $200,000 over the next two years to continue giving back to disabled war veterans. For more information, visit  www.certapro.com.

     
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For over 40 years, FoodScience® Corporation has led the nutritional supplement industry with extensive research and product development. A family-owned business for three generations, FoodScience Corporation understands the importance of having a home suitable to fit the needs and requirements of every family. FSC is proud to sponsor Homes for Our Troops through a specific line of supplements called G.I. Benefits. FoodScience Corporation will donate $1 for every unit of G.I. Benefits sold with a guaranteed donation of $100,000.

     
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Kohler and Sterling products has made a commitment to our 100 MORE campaign, and their ADA compliant, universal design product lines will be installed in all Homes for Our Troops homes through 2014.

     
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At L-3, success is defined by our ability to meet our customers' needs. That's why every part of our business is focused on quick and agile response, innovative thinking and a relentless commitment to getting the job done.  L-3 Communications is proud to support Homes for Our Troops as  a National Sponsor.  L-3 has pledged $1million dollars over the next 3 years to support the HFOT Mission.  

     
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Mastic Home Exteriors and its network of distributors and trade professionals are proud to support Home For Our Troops with its "Red, White & Home" campaign.  In 2012, they will make financial and product donations of $100,000 to provide low-maintenance, premium vinyl siding, soffit and trim. Their support for Homes For Our Troops began in 2007.

     
 

Established in 1947, MIWD is now one of the largest suppliers of vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors in the United States. With plants across the country, MIWD is able to supply quality products to the company’s ever-growing customer base. Having kept the focus on people as its greatest asset, MIWD continues to build and maintain relationships with customers through its national network of dealers and distributors. MIWD began its partnership with Homes for Our Troops in 2015. The company provides the in-kind donation of windows for the majority of projects completed by HFOT. For more information on MIWD and its product offerings, visit www.miwd.com.

     
  

Progress Lighting is proud to be the Official Supplier of lighting fixtures for the Homes for Our Troops mission. We are committed to manufacturing award-winning energy efficient products while educating individuals on new options available in solid-state lighting. The manufacturer also responds to the ever-changing needs of the lighting industry with extensive research and development programs that ensure high standards of quality and innovation for the home. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Progress Lighting has distribution centers located throughout the country that support one of the largest networks of electrical distributors and showrooms in the United States. Visit www.progresslighting.com for more information.

     
  

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 430 locations in 49 states, Texas Roadhouse opened its doors in 1993. The Louisville, KY based company is famous for hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere. In 2014 Texas Roadhouse was named one of Employee’s Choice Best Places to work by Glassdoor, in 2012 Texas Roadhouse was named Top Steakhouse in the Nation’s Restaurant News’ Consumer Picks survey, in 2007 and 2008 Forbes magazine ranked the company as one of the 200 Best Small Companies and in 2009 the company was ranked “Best Value” by readers of Consumer Reports magazine.

Texas Roadhouse has been proudly supporting Homes for Our Troops since their inception in 2004. Their partnership includes a national Gift Card Fundraiser and multiple charity events nationwide. Texas Roadhouse also provides food and volunteers for Homes for Our Troops events. The goal for Texas Roadhouse is showing their appreciation for Service Members and military families through Legendary Food, Legendary Service, and their Legendary People. For more information, visit www.texasroadhouse.com.

     
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In 2012, Veterans United Home Loans and their charitable arm Veterans United Foundation entered into a three-year $500,000 commitment with Home for Our Troops to build 100 homes nationwide. As the nation’s No.1 dedicated VA lender, the company is committed to helping veterans and active military members take advantage of the home loan benefits earned by their service. Through the Foundation, they have a mission to have a lasting impact on the lives of our nation’s heroes. The partnership with Homes for Our Troops allows Veterans United to do what it does best, help those who serve find a place to call home. Learn more at VeteransUnited.com and EnhanceLives.com.

     
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 Whirlpool Corporationis the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances.  Whirlpool is a global company and markets major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.  Whirlpool is proud to support Homes for Our Troops as their Official Supplier for appliances nationwide.

     
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The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation and sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of more than 500 Company owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website www.yankeecandle.com.

Yankee Candle is proud to sponsor Homes for Our Troops, who bring that “special feeling of home” to those heroes in need.

     
   

MISSION PARTNERS:

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Piggly Wiggly Midwest is proud to support Homes for Our Troops by donating financial capital to assist in building a specially adapted home for Army SSG Russell Dennison in Wisconsin. Piggly Wiggly is honored to give back to Russell and his family for his service and sacrifice to our country. Piggly Wiggly Midwest supplies 105 Piggly Wiggly supermarkets in the greater Wisconsin and northern Illinois area, 10 Butera Market stores and 2 EuroFresh stores in the Chicagoland area.  Since 1911, Sheboygan, Wisconsin has been home to Piggly Wiggly’s headquarters where it has its corporate offices and two distribution centers.  A third distribution center is located in Milwaukee.  Piggly Wiggly Midwest is the fastest growing grocery wholesaler in the state. www.shopthepig.com

     
   

REGIONAL SPONSORS:

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American Solar Direct was founded in 2009, guided by one singular and focused mission: to inspire the adoption of solar power systems across America – delivering clean, affordable energy, one roof at a time. Through its Solar Made Simple program, American Solar Direct offers full-service solar design, permitting, installation and maintenance services, allowing California homeowners the ability to generate their own clean, renewable power and take control of their electricity prices. A commitment to customer satisfaction drives its  business, which is reflected in awards & accolades including  its distinctions as one of the top five residential solar installers to watch in 2013 by GTM Research and a placement within the top 5 purely residential solar installers in the U.S., according to a Solar Power World survey. American Solar Direct is also recognized as an Angie’s List Super Service Award for excellent customer service. American Solar Direct is a proud supporter of Homes for our Troops, providing three participating California-based Veterans their own solar power system which will generate free, clean energy for many years to come. For more information, visit www.americansolardirect.com.

     
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Serving professional contractors and builders since 1961,  Harvey Building Products fabricates its own lines of windows, doors, PVC millwork and patio rooms right here in the United States. Harvey is the premier distributor of quality building supplies in the Northeast. Items manufactured and distributed by Harvey – including major lines of roofing, siding, building envelope and decking – are used in residential and light commercial structures across the region. Harvey Building Products became a proud sponsor of Homes for Our Troops in 2009, and has donated Harvey products to numerous builds. Products donated by Harvey Building Products include their top-of-the-line Tribute windows and the Harvey Climate Defense System. And many of the other products used for these heroes’ specially adapted homes come from Harvey’s partners, delivered straight from Harvey Building Products’ branch warehouses. Harvey’s employees and customers feel proud and fortunate to be a part of the Homes for Our Troops mission.

     
  

Since 1980 in Annapolis, Maryland, Thompson Creek Window Company has been customizing and manufacturing replacement windows, doors, gutters and siding in the Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Baltimore markets. Our products are manufactured, installed and serviced from our family owned and operated factory in Landover, Maryland – eliminating costly and inefficient middle parties. Thompson Creek is proud to sponsor Homes for Our Troops by donating energy efficient, easy to clean windows in specially adapted homes being built for severely injured Veterans. These windows are built specifically for the Mid-Atlantic climate and feature high quality vinyl, supreme glass packages and custom designed locks to help assist with everyday use. Thompson Creek Window Company is also proud to have the “Made in USA® certification, deeming that raw materials used to build their windows is made in the United States.

     
  

The Virginia Association of REALTORS is the business advocate for real estate professionals and property rights in the state of Virginia, representing 30,000 members who are engaged in all phases of real estate brokerage, management, development and appraisal. Our mission is to enhance our membership's ability to achieve business success and to protect access to homeownership and quality housing for all Virginians.

     

 

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