Photos: Volunteers renovate Vietnam veteran's home

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2 2013 2:24 p.m. MDT

Home Depot volunteers Brad Simons, Rod Palmer and Brian Rose help renovate a home in Ogden Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Several volunteers worked on the home of disabled Vietnam War veteran Doug Ferguson. Ferguson was awarded two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

OGDEN — Volunteers from Home Depot honored a servant of the country by renovating his home.

More than 10 volunteers from The Home Depot’s army of associate volunteers along with other community partners worked at the home of Doug Ferguson, a disabled Vietnam War veteran. This effort in Ogden is part of The Home Depot Foundation’s third annual Celebration of Service campaign, a two-month initiative between September 11 and Veterans Day.

Volunteer projects throughout the day included installing new flooring, drain repair, resealing the foundation of the home and extending steps on the porch.

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