Homes for Our Troops
100 More Homes For Our Troops
Helping our Wounded Warriors
This is being written to help draw attention to a worthy cause, for the people who do not know about the Homes For Our Troops .
I don't know how many of you watched the Extreme Home Makeover program Monday night, about the wonderful lady in Fayetteville who has been and is now able to help more women because of the generosity of Extreme Home Makeover Jubilee/Marshall Family, and all the volunteers and vendors that made this possible, well it was a real tear jerker.
This is another program for our troops and I with a lot of very generous people were actually able to give our support in such a worth while cause, and I am so thankful and blessed to have gotten to know this particular Wounded Warrior and his family. I will tell you he is a wonderful young man that was tragically wounded, with brain trauma, but he and his family are true American heroes with their will and zest for life. I just wish I had the courage and stamina to carry on with the appreciation and just plain thankful that they are alive and still together as family.
I am asking you and your friends that if you are looking for a worthwhile charity or cause, I implore you to please go to their website and check them out. The homes they are building are designed and built to be handicap accessible to allow the families and the Wounded Warriors as much comfort and mobility as possible.
SGT Jonathan Roberts Waxhaw,N.C. His Story
This is just one of the many personal stories that Homes For Our Troops have helped to read more stories go to their website:
On August 17, 2005 SGT Jonathan Roberts was struck by an 18 wheeler in Baghdad. Jon was on his way to pick up an officer from the airport when he rounded a corner and saw a semi truck coming straight at him. He went to swerve and ended up hitting a tree and then being struck by the semi.
After these two major jolts, Jon was rushed to a hospital in Bagdad where they performed emergency brain surgery on him. Jon spent the next 3 months in a coma and his doctors recommended that his parent's put him in a nursing home and move on. Eventhough many nurses, therapists and doctors gave up on Jon his parents refused to. By God's grace Jon is now starting to talk again and is walking with assistance
Homes for Our Troops Volunteers and Vendors
This site is also to recognizes the volunteers and vendors of this community, so I would ask that if you are moving to the Greater Charlotte, N.C.area or just plan on an addition or remodel to at least give the companies on the list below an opportunity to bid.
David Wood Home Designs - David Wood
McGee Brothers - Sam McGee
T & C Footings - Todd & Chad Laney
Concrete Supply - Larry Wadell
Boggs Paving - Drew Boggs
Martin-Marietta - Brandon Lindsey
TILE MATERIALS & LABOR
Metrolina Construction - Tony Hill
Tile & All, Inc. - Dustin Wilborn
CBS - Eddie Roberts
Multicraft Homes - Richard Croswell
Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, McLean, VA
Trash Control - Todd & Chad Laney
WayneCo Roofing Co. - Daryl
PLUMBING & MATERIALS
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Plastics Division - Penny Crot
E & W Plumbing - Jack Elms
HVAC MATERIALS & LABOR
Byrum Heating & Air - Scott Byrum
HD Supply - Jason Schlappich
Quality Heating & Air - Jack McAlister
R&R Heating and Air Conditioning - Richard Plattenberger
Heritage Propane - Jerry Lindsey
TANKLESS WATER HEATER
Rinnai America/WB & Associates - Warren Klugman
Camelot Custom Homes - Dan Healy
Colonial Materials - Bobby Shoemaker
Construction Applicators - Crystal Barker
Hinson Electric - Ron Hinson
Long Wiring - Jack Hargett
Reggie Brooks Electrical - Reggie Brooks
STOVE / FIREPLACE
Hearth & Patio - Don Marze
New Buck Corp. - Robert Bailey
Vintage Cabinetry - Neal Silas and Rick Duncan
Beck Builders - Bryon Beck
Home Depot - Danny Greene
Universal Forest - Terry Christopher
Lyf-Tym Building Products - Jerry Cuddy
Knights Hardwoods - Brad Knight
Hans Dreisback (JAARS)
Sherwin Williams - Glenn Nelson
Building Center - Charlie Hovis
Craig Miller Custom Homes - Craig Miller
C3 Construction Cleaning - Gail Bunn
Cyn-Mar Construction, Inc.- Mark VanKuren
Carolinas Construction - John Youngerman
Metrolina Construction - Rusty Tanner
Tad Dunn- REBIC
JAARS - Larry Zaugg
JAARS - Doug White
JAARS - Tony Trowbridge
JAARS - Martin Popp
JAARS - John Mark
JAARS - Rick Herr
JAARS - Doug Dorn
JAARS - Matt Caddell
JAARS - Russ Brandsma
JAARS - Earl Bowers
JAARS - Jene Ahrems
JAARS - Allen May
JAARS - Barry Joyner
JAARS - Boyd Adcock
Carolina Pest Management - Bob Beckham
Ted Dellinger - Dellinger Inc.
Marty Griffin - MD Griffin Company
Nancy McCoy Duncan (in honor of her brother)
Elaine Kitto (in honor of PFC Cameron Taylor, USMC)
T S Woodworks
Tommy Holevas - Holevas & Holton
Randy Tucker - Triple T Builders
Cindy Hahn - Cyn-Mar Construction, Inc.
Union County Home Builders Association
I apologize that I don't have the websites available for the the above volunteers and vendors, but I thought it was more important to get this information out first. I will be adding the websites and contact information at a later date.
I will also being writing a small snippet on the individual companies, the volunteers I just have to give them my many thanks and admiration for helping a cause so worth while.
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