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” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 and Tailored Living Named Best Brands for Veterans in 2018

Military Times Magazine ranks the Home Franchise Concepts brands #2 and #3 out of 53 franchises catering to veterans and the military  HFC has a long history of supporting veterans including renewed 2018 partnerships with Home for our Troops and Wounded Warriors Canada   ORANGE, Calif.  (March 29, 2018) – Budget Blinds® and Tailored Living® [...]

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 [...]