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Rebuilding Together Atlanta Teams with Sears to Provide Critical Home Repairs for Local Veteran

Today, Rebuilding Together Atlanta provided critical repairs to the home of Charlie and Carolyn Ruth. Sponsored by valued partner Sears, 15 volunteers from Rebuilding Together performed handicap access modifications, general clean up, interior repairs and interior painting as part of Heroes at Home, a program created through the collaboration of Sears and Rebuilding Together to improve the lives of veterans and their families through extensive home rehabilitations.

Renovation recipients Charlie and Carolyn are elderly homeowners that have been on the RTA wait list for some time. Charlie was a paratrooper in the Army in 1968. While in the military he broke his leg which still gives him trouble. As a result, he is on partial disability from the VA. He and his wife have been married for 40 years. Charlie and Carolyn, and all of us at RTA want to thank Sears and all the Rebuilding Together Atlanta volunteers for al their efforts and support! 

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About Rebuilding Together Atlanta:

Rebuilding Together Atlanta (RTA) believes that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. For 24 years, we have provided critical home renovations and support services to low-income Atlantans to strengthen and revitalize our most vulnerable Atlanta communities. In that time, RTA has completed more than 860 home renovation projects benefiting low-income seniors, retired military veterans, disabled persons and multi-generational families – all at no cost to the homeowner. For more information, visit us at www.rebuildingtogether-atlanta.org

About Rebuilding Together:

Rebuilding Together strengthens the lives of people in our most vulnerable communities by providing low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades. Rebuilding Together’s local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects each year. As we rebuild homes, community spaces and nonprofit facilities, our lasting impact helps to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the country. We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Learn more and get involved at RebuildingTogether.org.

About Sears, Roebuck and Co.:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is a leading integrated retailer providing merchandise and related services and is part of Shop Your Way®, a social shopping experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through shopyourway.com. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through Sears-branded and affiliated full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States. Sears, Roebuck also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com and specialty catalogs. Sears, Roebuck offers consumers leading proprietary brands including Kenmore, Craftsman, and DieHard — among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S. The company is the nation’s largest provider of home services, with more than 14 million service and installation calls made annually. For more information, visit the Sears, Roebuck website at www.sears.com or the Sears Holdings Corporation website at www.searsholdings.com.

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