Dock is a veteran with a service-related disability. Last month, he tragically lost his wife and sweetheart of 47 years to cancer. The least of Dock’s worries should have been his home energy bill in the weeks following his wife’s passing. Read more —>
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 —>
After a long career with the state, Michelle retired to become a full-time caregiver for her ailing mother. She then began taking care of her aunt and her young grandson. Home maintenance became more than Michelle and her family could handle. They were on our waiting list for two long years. Read more —>
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 —>
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.