Our Associates

The power of the Home Depot begins with our Company's strong culture and commitment to our values. Our "Orange-Blooded" associates are our greatest competitive advantage and the key to our success.

Wendy Cobb McMullen Flooring – 10 Years


Associates volunteered over 224,000 HOURS over 28,000 days, and across 1,000 cities in 2015


1,100 projects were completed to serve veterans in our communities

Willie Applewhite Paint – 12 Years

Val Najera Customer Service Desk – 1 Year

Anthony Limardo Pro Loader – 5 Years

Homer Award

The Home Depot Foundation has 1,500 nonprofit partners

Light Bulb

7,800 veteran homes transformed thanks to The Home Depot Foundation

Brooke Seidenberg Paint – 2 Years

Chuck Heegn Lighting – 18 Years

Kenneth Vinson MET – 1 Year


OVER $130 MILLION invested to support the needs of veterans since 2011

Home Depot Orange Hearts

The Orange Heart Award recognizes outstanding associates who exemplify our strong Home Depot values each day. These individuals have gone above and beyond to deliver outstanding customer service or have done something extraordinary for a fellow associate.

Kerry Koener and Randy Jackson Store 550 – Dallas, Texas

Myron Gurien and Team District 327 – Sacramento, California

Chelsea Hackman Store 669 – San Diego, California

Dave Jusino and Team Store 4643 – Virginia Beach, Virginia

Matt Ferguson Store 4802 – Charleston, West Virginia

Chris Davis and Team Store 4113 – Swatara, Pennsylvania


86% of associates donated to The Homer Fund

John Brown Hardware/Electrical – 1 Year

Tim Sorensen Automotive – 3 Years

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224,000 associate volunteer hours for
The Home Depot Foundation


9% increase in total number of donors to The Homer Fund

Hans Alexis Appliances – 1 Year

Aarial Harris Garden – 2 Years


$15,500,000+ given by The Homer Fund to more than 13,400 facing unexpected hardships

Frank Harris Flooring – 2 Years


36,000+ associates are veterans of The United States Armed Forces

Matt Missildine Tools – 10 Years

Stephen Williams Garden – 1 Year

John Skowronski Plumbing – 1 Year


Our associates served millions
of customers resulting in over1.5 BILLION transactions