Previous Winners

April 2013: Albany, NY

Saratoga County RPC – VETHELP plans to use the $25,000 to provide additional living space in a transitional home for homeless, female veterans who are striving to regain independence.

March 2013: Louisville, KY

Active Heroes will provide two wounded veterans with complete home rebuilds that will change their quality of life in many ways.

February 2013: Grand Rapids, MI

With the $25,000, Grand Rapids Home for Veterans  plans to work with Team Depot to enhance their facility’s grounds and provide additional activity space for their members.

January 2013: Detroit, MI

The 313 Project will establish a career training and resource center for veterans and their families with their $25,000.

December 2012: Burton, MI

The VFW Post 2777 will partner with Team Depot to refurbish the kitchen with new cabinets, appliances, light fixtures and floor.

November 2012: Seattle, WA

Team Depot and Low Income Housing Institute are ready to put the $25,000 in Home Depot gift cards to use by finishing the renovations at the Arion Court Apartments, a 37 room SRO (single room occupancy) apartment building for homeless individuals, many of whom are veterans.

October 2012: Detroit, MI

The Michigan Veterans Foundation plans to rejuvenate the Detroit Veterans Center, a transitional housing facility and resource center.

September 2012: Struthers, OH

Team Depot and AMVETS Post 44 will use the $25,000 in Home Depot gift cards to rejuvenate the exterior of the newly acquired veterans’ career center.

August 2012: Pocatello, ID

The Marine Corps League will use The Home Depot gift card to serve along-side Team Depot to begin renovations at the Freedom LZ Veterans Shelter and the Jefferson Transition House.

July 2012: Howell, MI

Team Depot and Stiggy’s Dogs will use the $25,000 in Home Depot gift cards to build four insulated sheds to provide veterans and the dogs a comfortable location to bond and train.

June 2012: Columbus, OH

Volunteers of America Greater Ohio plans to serve along-side Team Depot volunteers from Store #6954 to renovate the Volunteers of America Veterans Homeless Shelter.

February 2012: Reno, NV

The enhancements will provide the veterans and their family members an outdoor place to enjoy and an interior space that is updated and relaxing.

January 2012: Southfield, MI

Jewish Family Service and Team Depot volunteers from Home Depot store # 2722 worked together to renovate the home of a low-income client.

December 2011: Detroit, MI

Working together, Life builders and Team Depot volunteers from eight Home Depot stores in the Mid-West District came together to create a beautiful and accessible outdoor community area for the families served by the organization.

November 2011: Salt Lake City, UT

In 2011, 50 Team Depot volunteers from District 53 joined together to enhance the outdoor gathering space at the facility.

October 2011: Wheaton, IL

Team Depot and the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans used their $25,000 in Home Depot gift cards to completely renovate the back porch of the facility that is commonly referred to as the “heart of the home.”

September 2011: Taylor, MI

The Taylor VFW Post #4422 staff served along-side Team Depot volunteers to renovate the exterior of the facility. Volunteers landscaped, painted, and installed a war memorial and garden.

August 2011: Seattle, WA

The Northwest Hospital staff and Team Depot volunteers renovated the Hospital’s Child Care Center, including its classrooms and play areas.

July 2011: New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Area Habitat served along-side Team Depot volunteers on their new A Brush With Kindness (ABWK) program. Volunteers made exterior renovations, weatherized, and landscaped multiple homes.

June 2011: Atlanta, GA

Team Depot and the Jerusalem House used their winnings to improve a steep sloping pathway on the property that leads from the parking lot to the street.

May 2011: Detroit, MI

Team Depot and Ronald McDonald House of Detroit used their winnings to renovate several more rooms for the families and complete some major renovations.

April 2011: Great Falls, MT

The improvements have brightened and modernized the home and made it safer and more comfortable for the children and staff.

Monthly Winners

In 2011, 44 nonprofits participated in Aprons in Action winning a combined total of $1 million.  Featured here are the monthly winners and the projects they are completing with Team Depot.