Topic: Home Depot Foundation
The Screaming Eagle Foundation One of Four Nonprofits Competing for $25,000 in Foundation’s Aprons in Action Program; Winner to Compete for Additional $250,000 in Contest Finale
Fort Campbell, KY – The Screaming Eagle Foundation’s War Garden Project in Fort Campbell is enlisting area residents to help the organization win a $25,000 The Home Depot gift card in February by voting daily in The Home Depot Foundation’s second annual Aprons in Action Facebook contest.
Voting began February 1st, 2013 and runs through February 28th, 2013. You can vote at the Home Depot Foundation’s Facebook page. The organization that receives the most votes during the month will win the $25,000 prize to help fund the Screaming Eagle Foundation’s War Garden Project, and will have the opportunity to compete for the grand prize of $250,000 at the end of the year-long program. «Read the rest of this article»
Home Depot and Campbell Crossing provides funding and land for a Community Garden
Fort Campbell, KY – Victory Gardens, also known as War Gardens, were planted during World War I and World War II to help with the decreasing food supply. The Gardens were planted in backyards, alleys and vacant ots to help serve the need for food production and also provide a sense of pride for those family members who stayed at home.
The Screaming Eagle Foundation, in support of the War Garden Project, received a $10,500 grant from the Home Depot Foundation to implement a community garden and greenhouse that will be made available to the military community. The War Garden Project (WPG) is a project that brings gardening to military communities. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – It’s cold outside, but Hands on Clarksville is ready for winter! The local volunteer program recently received a Community Impact grant from the Home Depot Foundation; and the funds will be used to help five local veteran families weatherize their homes.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, drafts in homes are not only annoying but can also be responsible for soaring energy costs in both winter and summer. And, reducing drafts in our homes can lower energy costs from 5 to 30 percent. «Read the rest of this article»