posted on Jun, 25 2004 @ 07:49 AM
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Retailer Home Depot Inc. is donating $1 million in tools and materials to support the U.S. military in Iraq.
Home improvement retailer ships eight trailers of tools and supplies to support efforts in Iraq.
The company said it is sending eight truck trailers to the military, filled with 100,000 tools and materials, including shovels, table saws, concrete
mixers, safety scaffolding, power generators, light bulbs and jackhammers. The donated goods left San Diego on Thursday.
Earlier this year, the company also donated $1 million, as well as a million volunteer hours by its employees, to help military families repair and
maintain their homes while a family member is deployed. The company said it has more than 1,800 employees currently serving in the military effort. It
has about 300,000 employees nationwide.
Who says "big businesses" don't care. While it's true that most don't, it's nice to see that at least one does.