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The Roofing Industry supports veterans! They make incredible sacrifices to serve our country and whenever we can, we want to highlight and thank them for their service. This page contains a look into some of our most recent articles spotlighting veterans. 

 


 

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By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Retired U.S. Air Force veteran in Madison, Kentucky received new home from the Roof Deployment Project just in time to bring his newborn home. Jermonte Rushing had quite the week when he learned the Roof Deployment Project was going to build him a house ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Beacon’s nationwide campaign helps provide roof replacements to deserving veterans. Do you know a vet who is in need of roof repairs? Many veterans who have served our country will face adversity in the years following their service, be it financial issues, unemployment, health-related issues ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. The navy veteran was thankful to get his roof repaired thanks to a partnership between two roofing companies and Habitat for Humanity. James Wright is a Gulf War navy veteran who served as a helicopter mechanic for two decades. While he is originally from Alabama, ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Cheboygan local contractors and veteran’s organizations team up to replace the roof for a Vietnam veteran. A Michigan veteran who goes by the nickname “Lee” had been in desperate need of a new roof. Lee, who served several tours in Vietnam, has been battling ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Springfield veteran’s beautiful blue home gets a new roof thanks to the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project. When Ronald Burger, a U.S. Army veteran from Springfield, Missouri, bought his home 12 years ago, he had no clue how difficult the upkeep would be. So much ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. U.S. Navy Veteran Kathy McCarthy received a new roof just a month after her husband’s passing. The last time that Navy Veteran Kathy McCarthy had her roof repaired was 30 years ago. Kathy had previously worked on the roof with her husband, also a U.S. veteran. ... Read More
By David Young, RCS Writer. Marine veteran gets surprise new roof. Marine Corps veteran Christopher Wilson’s 1922 childhood home in Detroit, Michigan is getting a new roof courtesy of Habitat for Humanity and local roofing contractor Rock Solid Exteriors. The home has been in the Wilson family for three generations. ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. The community leapt into action to provide Danja Miller with a desperately needed new roof, thanking her for her service. The roof of Danja Miller’s Portsmouth home was deteriorating. She had pots and pans set up inside to catch water, “Some of the ... Read More
By Kole Moxley, RCS Intern. Toledo veteran finally gets a new roof on his home after years of asking for assistance. Marine and National Guard veteran Glenn Walker and his wife, Sheila, live in a 124-year-old home in North Toledo, Ohio, where any big rainstorm would cause multiple leaks inside ... Read More
By Lauren White, RCS Reporter. A country boy from Wyoming is the proud owner of Mason City Roofing and the winner of the Answer Me This! question. Roofing company owner, Marine veteran, family man and dedicated community member, Ernie Martinez is the recipient of the RoofersCoffeeShop® (RCS) Box of Love! This ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Habitat for Humanity donates a new roof to a veteran in need. When U.S. Marine Corps veteran James Marshall Jr. and his wife needed a new roof, they weren’t quite sure how they’d be able to get one. The couple resides in Hillsborough, Florida, a ... Read More
By ABC Supply. ABC Supply shows their American pride by helping veterans receive free roofing materials for repairs as a sign of gratitude. The partnership between Lifetime’s “Military Makeover,” a television show that provides home repairs to veterans, and ABC Supply proves to be fruitful once again, as ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. This Veterans Day, a veteran is getting an extra special thank you for his service in the form of a roof. This Veterans Day IKO Industries ROOFPRO Jen Silver of Utah Roofing is giving back to the community by celebrating a veteran. When ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Navy Reserves nurse gets the perfect gift of a free roof for her 100th birthday. U.S. Veteran Catherine Anthony is known in her hometown of Independence, Kansas City as someone who always looks out for others. To help her celebrate her 100th birthday, her community ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. 70-year-old U.S. Army veteran welcomed his third grandchild into the world a day before watching a new roof being installed on his home. Having served in the Army from 1969-87, Kevin Hughes, and his wife Kathy, are humbled to be the first recipients ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. This Delaware veteran was surprised to find he was the first winner of the Operation Raise the Roof contest. Master Seargent Edward Holloway has led a long life of serving his country. He not only served in the Air Force for over 20 years, but ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. RoofersCoffeeShop® and TAMKO Building Products team up to honor military veterans who found a new home in roofing. The initiative to hear from veterans about their journeys into the roofing industry was created by TAMKO and RoofersCoffeeShop® in November 2020, and continues today with ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. After over a decade of protecting others, Chris Hayes and his family are gifted protection in the form of a new roof. Chris and Vanessa Hayes had been saving up for a new roof for years, “We were just waiting for the financial bit ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. This Pennsylvania contracting company gives back to a veteran during their first annual Roof-a-Vet event. In Erie, Pennsylvania, Marine veteran Chris Czigler was recently honored for his service with the gift of a brand-new roof. When he he first realized needed a new roof, he ... Read More
This partnership will support Connected Warriors, a non-profit organization serving veterans and active-duty personnel in need. Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems, recently partnered with long-time client Latite Roofing to support Connected Warriors (CW), a non-profit organization dedicated to serving military veterans and active-duty personnel ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. A disabled veteran was gifted a new roof as part of a nationwide project to donate roofs to veterans The U.S. veteran population often struggles upon returning home. Many organizations in the roofing industry recognize this and have come up with creative ways to give back. Gabriel ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. Beacon’s Nationwide campaign helps provide housing to deserving veterans. Nominate the veterans in your community today! Everyone deserves a safe space to hang their hat, especially the men and women who have made so many sacrifices to keep our country safe. That is why Beacon Roofing Supply ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. South Glengarry veteran awarded much needed roof repair thanks to support from the community. John Bathurst lives alone in a 200-year-old ancestral home he inherited when his mother passed away in 2013. The barn, general store and house were built about seven generations ago, according to ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Generous contractors replace a roof for a veteran in Corpus Christi, Texas who desperately needed it. The roof of veteran Juan Manrique’s home on the 1000 block of St. Mary’s Street had been leaking since Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Juan reports that he would ... Read More
By Kole Moxley.  Local organizations in Alabama honor the service of a veteran by supporting his family. Specialist E-4 Rufus Battle was honorably discharged in 1966 after serving in the Army for six years. Specialist Battle, with his wife Patricia, made Phenix City, Alabama home until he passed away in ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Jim Hodgson never suspected one day someone would offer him a $7,000 roof for free because of his service, and was shocked and honored when the repairs were done. It’s not every day that someone knocks on your door and offers you a free ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Monya Collins and her family excitedly envision their new life as they watch their home form before their eyes. Thanks to the third annual Veteran Build put on by Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, Monya Collins and her three children are getting a new ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. When this Army veteran needed a new roof for over a decade, these nonprofits stepped up to the plate and granted his wish. Army veteran Christopher Hayes and his family were in need of a new roof for a long time, but were unsure how ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Community steps in to support the 65-year-old woman in regaining control of her home repairs. Connie Chadwick is a 65-year-old self-made woman, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and the National Guard. She works hard to maintain her home in Virginia Beach, telling ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Fill vacancies within your crew by tapping into the talent pool of veterans. As an employer, you are always on the lookout to recruit hardworking and loyal employees who will add value to your company. With ongoing labor shortages, it can be hard to ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. Roofing company in South Carolina finds a worthy recipient for their Roof for Troops program. Army Veteran Dewayne Jones woke up to good news earlier this summer — he was selected to be the recipient of a free roof through the Roof for Troops program by ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. Westfall Roofing shows respect for our veterans by gifting a new roof. Robert Gruber is an Air Force veteran. He has made significant sacrifices for the citizens of this country. He cares about the wellbeing and safety of his people, and he served selflessly for this ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Leslie Carroll has roof fixed after years of roof issues, giving her a renewed peace of mind. Navy Veteran Leslie Carroll served active duty for two years stationed in Australia, Guam and Bermuda before civilian service. “I truly loved being in the military. I ... Read More
By ABC Supply. The company lived their core value of American pride by becoming 1,000th partner of the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. ABC Supply wants veterans to know that they stand behind them. By partnering with U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program, ABC ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project gives back to veteran family with generously donated roof. Those who have served in the military have made significant sacrifices in their lives. It is often difficult to know what a community can do to give back. The roofing industry ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. Veteran expresses deep gratitude for his free new roof and the organizations that made it possible. As the director for the Veterans Service Resource at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, Zach Magnas is normally helping other veterans in need. This time, however, Zach was the one ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. On an especially significant day for him, a grateful veteran receives a free new roof. Kenneth Snead, Sr., a 62-year-old Army veteran, had recently purchased a Philadelphia house that was perfect for him. He liked the quieter atmosphere of Tarentum, and the house had a lot of ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. How a chance encounter at gas station in White Cloud, Michigan became a brand new roof for this Army veteran. Army veteran Jeannie Sconyers was waiting in the line at her local gas station when she was handed a flyer that was the key to ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. For this veteran, a new roof was the most meaningful gift he could have received. James Stevenson, a U.S. Army veteran living in Skinners Neck, Maryland had a leaky roof and wasn’t sure how it was going to get fixed. A quick replacement was imperative. Fortunately, ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. During November, RoofersCoffeeShop® will be spotlighting TAMKO military veteran team members. We are reminded each November as Veterans’ Day arrives about the sacrifices that our military members make for our country through their dedicated service. Many of us do not always think about it throughout the ... Read More
By Kole Moxley.  Thanks to the contributions of multiple organizations, Deborah Scott can save money for other repairs on her home.  Deborah Scott recalls her father telling herself and her seven sisters to “buy yourself a house and some land because God isn’t making any more land.” ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Local organizations and programs step up to provide financial assistance for this veteran’s roof. When former Army National Guard veteran Frank learned he would get help with a loan for his new roof, he was thrilled. “It’s a homerun for me,” he told WWLP News. ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. This Michigan Army veteran received a free new roof in recognition for her service and her “heart for helping.” Rebecca Johnson served in the U.S. Army for 20 years. Her sacrifices and kind-heartedness have always been recognized in her community. Being gifted a new roof, however, is ... Read More
By ABC Supply. Get to know the veterans ABC Supply have helped through their partnership with Homes for Our Troops this year. ABC Supply has partnered with Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) to make it possible for the company to build over 391 homes and take on 71 nationwide projects ... Read More
AJ Foyt Racing’s #11 IndyCar spotlights the nonprofit’s mission of “Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives” for severely injured veterans. When drivers start their engines at the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, race fans will see a new look for the No. 11 AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet — and ... Read More
CertainTeed Roofing is contributing to those who serve. From January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 members of the Canadian Military* who hire a CertainTeed Credentialed Roofing Company to install an Integrity Roof System™ covered by a SureStart PLUS™ warranty on their home are eligible to receive a $250 Cabela's ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. After a long life of service to his country and community, this veteran was thanked for it with a brand-new roof. Horras Sheffield and his wife, Willie Mae, have made so many efforts over the course of their lives to give back to their community. ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Thanks to the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project and a local contracting company, this veteran no longer has to worry about the roof over his head. Alvin Petry served in Vietnam for two years and was recently thanked for his service with a brand-new roof. ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. Ohio veteran is thanked for his life-long service efforts by getting his old roof fixed free of charge. Dennis Payne, 70, is a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War on the board of a tanker. But his service to our country didn’t ... Read More
April 14, 2022 at 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET In this Coffee Conversation, sponsored by ABC Supply, we'll hear from Brigadier General USA (RET) Tom Landwermeyer about ABC Supply's involvement in Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit dedicated to building and donating specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. Homer Craig received a free roof for his more than 70-year-old home in honor of his service. Sometimes we are surprised by an act of kindness that means something important to us. Homer Craig, an 84-year-old army veteran and Hazelwood resident, was recently a recipient of such ... Read More
By Heidi J. Ellsworth. Terrence McGuire brings years of manufacturing experience to New Tech Machinery. Since 1991, New Tech Machinery (NTM) has revolutionized the metal construction industry by bringing versatile, easy-to-use rollforming products directly to the job site. Roofing contractors have depended on them to help gain more control of their ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. SRS delivers support to veterans by investing in their futures via a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) scholarship. SRS Distribution Inc. believes in supporting our veterans. They are committed to investing in veteran’s futures, and giving back to those who have selflessly served our country. That is ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. Why roofing contractors should focus on recruiting more veterans and women into their companies. In Season 3, Episode 5 of Coffee Conversations, sponsored by ABC Supply, RoofersCoffeeShop® celebrates Veterans Day by having several impressive women share their experience as veterans in the roofing industry. Angelica ... Read More
ABC Supply Co. Inc., the nation’s leading distributor of select exterior building products, has always been dedicated to helping people achieve their dreams – whether professional or personal. The company is taking this commitment one step further by pledging a multimillion-dollar commitment to two nonprofit organizations that are focused on changing ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. SRS Distribution and Habitat for Humanity team up to fix this Omaha veteran’s roof. George V., 82, served in the U.S. Army during the 1960s as a Morse Code Intercept Operator. Since then, he has resided in his house in Omaha, Nebraska for most of ... Read More
By Alec Doniger. In gratitude for Robert Nelson’s service, partners with the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project have come together to install a new roof on his home. Robert Nelson, an Army veteran who lives in Town ‘n’ Country (a town just northwest of Tampa, Florida), had been struggling ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Keith Gauvin Roofing finds the perfect candidate for their first “on the house” roof giveaway. Keith Gauvin, of Keith Gauvin Roofing, had been thinking for some time now that he wanted to do a free roof giveaway when he met Geroge Evans. The ... Read More
10 service veterans win roof replacements to secure their homes. Beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) proudly announced on Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, the winners of its annual Beacon of Hope contest, a program awarding U.S. and Canadian Veterans with new roofs. Together with local roofing companies, Beacon will deliver and facilitate roof ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby. WWII war hero is gifted a new roof for his home of sixty years as a show of gratitude for all he has sacrificed. World War II Veteran Charles Turner enlisted in the U.S. Army just before his twenty first birthday. Cpl Turner went through some of ... Read More
By Equipter. Image is everything. From the first conversation to installing the last shingle, professionalism is mandatory for roofing industry success. Here’s how the Equipter helps Maven Roofing succeed. Although the company was established recently in 2019, Maven Roofing has found massive success in a short amount of time. The ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Roofing contractor from family of veterans replaces roof with Owens Corning Deployment Project to thank U.S. Army veteran. “There are a lot of veterans in my family, my father was a Vietnam Veteran, my great grandmother was in the Women’s Corp, several of my ... Read More
By Lauren White. After purchasing a fixer upper, this single father and retired army veteran was surprised with a free new roof. For 20 years, Keith Sahm served in the U.S. Army. After an IED explosion in Afghanistan, Keith was medically retired due to injuries he endured. For ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Volunteers show their appreciation by providing much needed roof repair for free to this Air Force veteran. Robert Bensen is a U.S. Air Force veteran living in Chesterfield, Virginia. After more than a year of using buckets and tarps to catch the water leaking into his bedroom, ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Vietnam veteran in Pennsylvania is gifted roof from his community. Walter Torres has lived in his Lansdale, Pennsylvania home since 1976. Walter fixed up his roof in 1995, but recently problems have begun to start with his roof again, and he wasn’t able ... Read More
Diane considers her patriotic values of high importance and is passionate about civic responsibility and educating our youth. The national nonprofit organization Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) is excited to welcome ABC Supply Co., Inc. owner Diane M. Hendricks to its Board of Directors. Diane is the sole owner of ABC, the ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. The Vietnam veteran got his roof replaced thanks to Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project. Dexter Gray Jr. had been having issues with his roof for the last few years. The Army veteran from Elyria, Ohio served from 1967-1969 including time spent in Vietnam. He said ... Read More


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