Homes for Our Troops

Specially Adapted Homes Give Severely Injured Veterans Security In Uncertain Times

For the past year in the shadow of COVID-19, Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) has faithfully continued its mission to build and donate specially adapted, mortgage-free homes to post-9/11 severely injured Veterans. As a corporate sponsor since 2014, Budget Blinds® and its franchise owners have been right there, installing our exclusive Signature Series® faux wood [...]

2020: A Year Of Joyous Homecomings With Homes For Our Troops For 23 Severely Injured Veterans

2020 has been a tumultuous year in many ways, but Budget Blinds® was honored to be part of seeing 23 Veterans and their families settle into new, specially adapted, mortgage-free Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) homes. With masks, safe distancing, and even virtually, the HFOT mission of building homes to help post-9/11 severely injured Veterans [...]

Homes For Our Troops Makes Homecoming Life-Changing For Severely Injured Veterans

Specially adapted, mortgage-free homes are at the center of the Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) mission which is “To build and donate specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.” Traditional homes that don’t accommodate wheelchair living are a constant frustration, limiting access and complicating “simple” [...]

Hope Realized With Specially Adapted Homes That Restore Freedom And Independence

Owning a home is the American dream, and Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) has made that dream come true for over 300 severely injured Veterans by providing specially adapted, mortgage-free homes. Post-9/11 Veterans who have suffered catastrophic injuries are empowered to once again have hope for a bright future. In comfort and safety, these homes [...]

Home And Family: The Dynamic Duo For Injured Veterans To Rebuild Their Lives

Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) began building mortgage-free, specially adapted homes in 2004 for post-9/11 severely injured Veterans to enable them to rebuild their lives. Having suffered devastating injuries, including multiple limb amputations, paralysis, hearing and vision loss, traumatic brain injury, and PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder), hopes and dreams were shattered. The gift of a [...]

Homes For Our Troops Donates Its 300th Specially Adapted Home For A Severely Injured Veteran

Once again Budget Blinds® is excited to announce a significant milestone in our partnership with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) who builds and donates mortgage-free, specially adapted homes to severely injured post-9/11 Veterans. This September saw the 300th HFOT home awarded in Hillsboro, Missouri, changing another family’s future forever. Kaylee Shumaker says “thank you” [...]

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 [...]