HD gives $7,000 to San Diego veterans group
The Home Depot Foundation has awarded a $7,000 grant to San Diego’s Veterans Community Services (VCS) for a community renovation project at their main office.
Veterans, Team Depot and VCS volunteers will paint walls, replace doors and build shelving units on February 27, preparing the space to host meetings and supportive services programs, as well as serve as a donation center.
VCS provides various services to low-income veterans, including rapid rehousing, homelessness prevention, counseling, financial planning, employment search and referrals, and other aid.
Home Depot to hire 80,000 this spring
Even as winter’s grip tightens over much of the country, The Home Depot has begun filling open positions for its peak spring hiring season. This year, the retailer plans to add 80,000 new employees to its payroll.
"Spring is our peak hiring season, giving us the opportunity to find some of the best associates who are passionate about customer service," said Tim Crow, EVP Human Resources.
Home Depot is encouraging college students, retirees, veterans and reservists to apply.