The Home Depot Foundation recently approved a grant for more than $320,000 to be used to construct homes for families impacted by last year’s storms. The grant also allows the funds to be used for critical home repairs.
“Central Oklahoma Habitat is still actively engaged in the long-term recovery efforts of those impacted by last year’s tornadoes,” said Ann Felton, Central Oklahoma Habitat president and CEO. “This grant from The Home Depot Foundation will help us extend our services to even more families in need of assistance.”
Across the country, The Home Depot mobilized emergency support to aid relief efforts from communities impacted by deadly tornadoes and severe flooding. To respond effectively, the foundation partners with nonprofits like Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity to ensure their customers receive the support they need.
Felton said those whose homes are in need of moderate repair, such as new siding, roofing or windows, are particularly encouraged to apply.
“We’ve helped several families who were victims of fraudulent contracting practices or who just didn’t have the right insurance coverage to protect themselves and their homes,” Felton said. “Helping Oklahoma residents impacted by the storms to rebuild and repair their homes is a priority for Central Oklahoma Habitat and we’ll continue to assist as long as the need exists.”