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Featured Project // Gary Sinise Foundation

Featured Project // Gary Sinise Foundation

Never have we been more proud to be involved in a project. // When our customer Ed Tarca from E.W. Tarca Construction reached out to us to ask if we would be willing to donate our products for a new home the Gary Sinise Foundation was building for a local wounded veteran, we were humbled by the opportunity. Through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program, the Gary Sinise Foundation builds one-of-a-kind specially adapted smart homes for our nation’s most severely wounded heroes. These 100% mortgage-free homes ease the daily challenges faced by these heroes and their families who sacrifice alongside them. Learn more about R.I.S.E specially adapted smart homes >

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GarySiniseFoundation_99Meet retired US Army Captain Greg Galeazzi // In May 2011, Greg was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) after leading a foot patrol with his platoon in Afghanistan. Greg lost both of his legs and part of his right arm as his soldiers kept him alive while they waited 30 minutes for the MEDEVAC helicopter to arrive. He underwent dozens of surgeries and endured many additional complications before he was able to live on his own. Today in this new home, Greg is once again able to perform the simple tasks of everyday life that most of us take for granted. Read more about Greg’s story >

Watch this video by the Gary Sinise Foundation to see how this specially adapted smart home will make a difference for Greg and his family:

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Horner Millwork was honored to help the Gary Sinise Foundation, in partnership with E.W. Tarca Construction, provide this gorgeous home for Greg and his family. A big thank you to Masonite Doors and WindsorONE Moldings for helping us make this donation.

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We were beyond proud to donate the interior and exterior doors, interior trim and moldings, and preassembled stairs for this important project. Browse through the photos below to explore this beautiful home and some of our products donated:

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Masonite Belleville Smooth Fiberglass Classic 6-Panel Door with Full Glass Sidelites
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Masonite Vistagrande Smooth Fiberglass 6-Lite Door with 3-Lite Half Panel Sidelites
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Masonite Vistagrande Smooth Fiberglass 6-Lite Half-Panel
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Masonite 2-Panel MDF Flat Panel Interior Doors with Square Sticking
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Captiva Custom N-5226 Primed Crown Mouldings
WindsorOne 1×4 Primed Casing
5/8” x 5-1/2” Primed Baseboard
1” x 5-1/2” Primed Sillnosing
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90 min Fire Doors (for the elevator)
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Cooper Preassembled Stairs with Primed Risers, Hickory Treads, Hickory Handrail
Primed Poplar Box Newel Posts with Hickory Caps, Cove, and Bead
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Thank you Gary Sinise Foundation and E.W. Tarca Construction for trusting Horner Millwork with the exterior doors, interior doors, moldings, and preassembled stairs for this project.

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On this Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2020, we extend our sincere gratitude to retired U.S. Army Captain Greg Galeazzi and all the military veterans that have served in the United States Armed Forces. We thank you for our freedom and honor you for your sacrifice. 

Please consider making a donation to the Gary Sinise Foundation to help support America’s heroes and their loved ones.
Donate Here >