Homes for Our Troops to Present Severely Injured Soldier with Keys to New West Point Home
Building Partner Rainey Homes worked with HFOT to build specially adapted home for Army Corporal Isaac Jensen
WEST POINT, Utah, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will present keys Saturday, August 11 to Army Corporal Isaac Jensen.
Corporal Jensen, a combat medic on his first military deployment, lost both of his legs and suffered a severe arm injury including irreversible nerve damage to his left arm when two one-hundred pound bombs detonated within close range in Malalah, Iraq.
“What Homes for Our Troops is doing is awesome! Giving injured military and their families the opportunity to own a home that is handicapped accessible will make the transition to civilian life that much easier,” said Jensen. “I will be able to focus on my family and school … I cannot express my gratitude for this great gift.”
WHO: Army CPL Isaac Jensen
Full bio: www.homesforourtroops.org/jensen
WHEN: Key Ceremony: 11 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2012
WHERE: 4678 West 1650 North, West Point, UT
About Homes for Our Troops: Homes for Our Troops is a national non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Taunton, Mass. founded in 2004. Homes for Our Troops mission is to build specially adapted homes for service members who have been severely injured in combat operations since September 11, 2001. All homes are built at no cost to the veteran through the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporate contributors. Homes for Our Troops has received a Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator.
SOURCE Homes for Our Troops