We are focusing on our people through strengthening our business by embracing our differences, doing the right thing when helping our communities, and caring for our company’s greatest asset — our people.
As a military policeman in the U.S. Army, Staff Sergeant Chris Burrell was leaving on a mission to support Iraqi police when explosives destroyed his vehicle. The blast took his left leg above the knee, severely damaged his right leg and left him with a traumatic brain injury.
This year, The Home Depot celebrates a 25-year partnership with Ken’s Krew, a nonprofit organization that provides job training, placement, and support for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities
Nedra Wilson is a military veteran who served eight years in the U.S. Army. She has lived in her New Orleans home for more than 20 years. After Hurricane Katrina, she was forced to renovate the property, and it was damaged again during Hurricane Ida in 2021.
Ferdi Mongo is the definition of starting with little to nothing and working your way up. Although he was born into Cameroonian royalty, his family was poor. He traveled to America at 24 years old with less than five dollars to his name, embarking on a life-changing journey.
When Melissa Coronado was 19, her goal was to build a career in the criminal justice field. After realizing that it wasn’t an ideal fit, she searched for a career where she could help people, be financially stable and be a part of a big company.
Ashley Harris comes from a family of veterans. When she graduated from high school, she wanted to honor their legacy by enlisting in the U.S. Army. After eight years of service as a combat medic, she began her transition to civilian life with the help of The Home Depot Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation announced an investment of $200,000 in trade school scholarships for women, in celebration of Women in Construction Week (March 5-11). The Home Depot Foundation’s Path to Pro Scholarship for Women will provide $4,000 in financial assistance to women.