Strengthen Communities

We are working to strengthen our communities by investing and honoring our veterans, being the first on the scene with disaster relief, and helping our skilled men and women further themselves in the trade industry.

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Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

The Home Depot Foundation Boosts Disaster Readiness in Remote U.S. Areas Ahead of Hurricane Season
2023 was a historic year for disasters in the United States. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a record-breaking 28-billion-dollar weather and climate events devastated communities. 

Education

Rebuilding After a Resurgence; Transforming Morris Brown College With The Home Depot
Morris Brown College, a historically Black college in Atlanta, Georgia, has experienced its share of setbacks and challenges over the years. From almost closing in 2012 to graduating its largest class in 20 years this month, the institution has proven to be resilient.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Home Depot Foundation Commits up to $300,000 To Support Tornado, Severe Flooding Response Across United States
The Home Depot Foundation is committing up to $300,000 to support immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery efforts in several states impacted by recent tornadoes and severe flooding. Over the past few weeks, severe weather has caused catastrophic damage to communities.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Aiding Acapulco: The Home Depot Foundation Supports Long Term Hurricane Otis Recovery Efforts
Last October, Hurricane Otis made landfall in Acapulco, Mexico, as a Category 5 with sustained winds of 165 miles per hour. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), “Otis was the strongest hurricane in the Eastern Pacific to make landfall.

Diversity & Inclusion

The Home Depot Celebrates 15 Years of Retool Your School With Morehouse College
42 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will enhance their campuses this year after being awarded nearly $3 million in grants from The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program. This year marks the 15th anniversary of campus improvements.

Diversity & Inclusion

The Home Depot Announces 2024 Retool Your School Winners
The Home Depot awarded 42 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with nearly $3 million in grants for campus enhancements at the annual Retool Your School Awards Celebration.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Home Depot Foundation Kicks Off National Volunteer Month With Nationwide Service Projects
For more than 30 years, Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, has been making a difference in local communities thanks to dedicated Home Depot associates who give their time off to serve others and address the needs of their individual cities.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Home Depot Foundation Invests $1 Million To Train Skilled Tradespeople To Rebuild Communities After Disasters
To further extend its mission of training the next generation of skilled tradespeople, The Home Depot Foundation is granting $1 million to its veteran-led disaster response partner Team Rubicon to build a new trades training program.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Before, During and After: Preparing for Severe Weather
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States experienced 28 weather and climate disasters with losses exceeding $1 billion each in 2023. It’s a stark difference to the three separate billion-dollar weather disasters reported in 1980.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

The Home Depot Kicks Off 15th Year of Campus Enhancements for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Will Surpass $10 Million in Financial Support
The Home Depot is kicking off its 2024 Retool Your School program, which provides career development opportunities and improves campuses at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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