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,@HomeDepot has committed $80 million to help eradicate #veterans #Homelessness. #ALConvention

,@HomeDepot has committed $80 million to help eradicate #veterans #Homelessness. #ALConvention

The fact veterans make up 16 percent of the homeless population is something the Home Depot Foundation takes very seriously. That’s why the foundation has committed $80 million over five years to help eradicate the problem. During a briefing to the Legion’s Economic Commission at The American Legion National Convention in Houston, Home Depot’s Heather Pritchard detailed her foundation’s efforts to ensure every veteran has a safe place to call home. “Veterans represent 8 percent of the general population, yet they form 16 percent of the homeless population,” said Pritchard, the manager of National Partnerships and Atlanta Hometown Giving for the foundation. “To us, that is just not good. It is something we need to work together with our partners on fixing. We got 35,000-plus Home Depot (employees) that are veterans, so this is something that is very near and dear to us.” In...

Full article: http://www.legion.org/convention/216993/home-depot-steppi...

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