Weatherization

The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing

After retirement, Veronica immediately began caring for her grandchildren. "I retired in 2011 with four grandkids," she says with a laugh. "There have been five more since then, and I’m still waiting to take a vacation!"

Wear on her three-bedroom, single-story home added up over time. Her house needed safe, functional steps to the entrance, ventilation, moisture mitigation, and a host of other external and interior repairs. Read more —>

Transformations for a Gulf War Veteran

Transformations for a Gulf War Veteran

After serving more than a decade in the US Army, Gulf War veteran Gordon began suffering from a painful, degenerative health complication. Over time, he increasingly began relying on a wheelchair for mobility. He and his wife Mary applied for and received a VA grant for accessibility modifications to their home. Unfortunately, those modifications required bringing the home up to code, pushing costs painfully out of reach. Read more —>

Heat for a Family Getting Back on its Feet

Heat for a Family Getting Back on its Feet

After experiencing a series of serious health setbacks - including cancer - Cameron and Robin realized the home maintenance and repairs they could once afford were out of reach. When their heat went out in the fall, RTT leveraged Duke Energy's Helping Home Fund to replace their HVAC units. Now the couple, their three children and elderly father can live in the home and recover comfortably.