Homes for Our Troops

Specially Adapted Homes Enable Severely Injured Veterans to Rebuild Their Lives While Giving Back

A common thread that ties together the Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) home recipients is the desire to give back. Many have said that receiving the mortgage-free, specially adapted homes allows them more freedom to reach out to help people, especially other injured Veterans. Paying it forward, they strive to empower others to excel and [...]

Helping Dreams Come True For Severely Injured Veterans

A specially adapted, mortgage-free home for a severely injured Veteran is a dream come true. As they struggle with the challenges and barriers of navigating traditional homes due to injuries such as amputations, paralysis, burns, loss of sight or hearing, and PTSD, the life-changing freedom of a specially adapted home is an impossible dream for [...]

Specially Adapted Homes For Veterans Facilitate Healing and Rebuilding Lives

In the last three weeks, two more Veterans and their families moved into new, forever homes built by Homes for Our Troops (HFOT). For over 15 years, HFOT has been building specially adapted, mortgage-free homes for severely injured post 9/11 Veterans to restore some of the freedom and independence they sacrificed defending our country and [...]

Virtual Presentations Of Very Real Specially Adapted Homes Move Veterans And Their Families Into Brighter Futures

In the shadow of COVID-19, Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) continues its mission to build and donate specially adapted, mortgage-free homes to post-9/11 severely injured Veterans, and corporate sponsors like Budget Blinds® remain steadfast in their support. Each month, more homes are completed and awarded with Key Ceremonies structured to accommodate regional requirements, generally with [...]

To Protect Those Who Protect And Serve, Homes For Our Troops Awards Specially Adapted Homes Via Virtual Key Ceremonies

As a Corporate Sponsor for Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), Budget Blinds® and its awesome franchise owners have continued to install our exclusive Signature Series® faux wood blinds in the specially adapted, mortgage-free homes that HFOT builds for post-9/11 severely injured Veterans. While the pace of building the homes has been slower under pandemic precautions [...]

Starting the New Year Helping To Place Three Veterans In Specially Adapted Homes

Budget Blinds® and Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) started the New Year off on a high note, welcoming three Veterans to their new, mortgage-free, specially adapted homes from Homes for Our Troops (HFOT). HFOT’s mission to build specially adapted homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans and it’s one of the ministries supported under the HFC Heart [...]

Budget Blinds Wraps Up 2019 With 18 Specially Adapted Homes For Veterans

Another year in partnership with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) has seen 18 more families of severely injured Veterans move into mortgage-free, specially adapted homes. Each of those homes received custom window blinds throughout the house and garage, installed by Budget Blinds® franchise owners. For 15 years, nonprofit HFOT has been building and donating homes [...]

Budget Blinds and Homes For Our Troops Honor Severely Injured Veterans This Veterans Day

November 11 is the perfect time to celebrate and honor our brave and worthy Veterans! In the U.S., it’s Veterans Day and in Canada, it’s Remembrance Day, that special day to honor military heroes and Veterans, acknowledging the unpayable debt to all who serve in the Armed Forces, past and present. This Veterans Day is [...]

Home Franchise Concepts Helps Bring Veterans Home with Homes for Our Troops

Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) and its family of brands, including Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®, have a long legacy of supporting Veterans. All three brands offer substantial discounts to assist Veterans with purchasing a franchise business. In 2017, HFC’s 25th Anniversary celebration includes a new Veteran initiative, HFC’s There’s No Place Like Home [...]

Budget Blinds’ 25th Anniversary Celebration: 25 Years of Excellence and Giving Back to Veterans

2017 is a year of milestones for Budget Blinds®. This year… Marks 25 years of providing exceptional window coverings to homeowners and businesses Fulfilling a three -year partnership with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), working toward the corporate goal of donating $1 million in cash, good and services $90,000 raised in individual franchisee donations to [...]