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Specially Adapted Smart Homes

We’re constructing one-of-a-kind specially adapted smart homes for our nation’s most severely wounded heroes. This initiative predominantly supports our Post 9/11 defenders, that were injured in combat operations or during training while performing their duties. These 100% mortgage-free homes ease the daily challenges faced by these heroes and their families who sacrifice alongside them.
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Program Highlights

Daily Challenges

The simple tasks of everyday life are easy to take for granted. But living in total reliance on caregivers for even the most mundane and sometimes very personal tasks is a reality for many severely wounded heroes. This is especially true at home.

More Than a House

Home is where we take comfort from the world. For our severely wounded heroes, however, life at home can be a constant battle. Without features designed for their unique needs, small chores can become insurmountable challenges.

A New Beginning

Our specially adapted smart homes provide a safe haven for these heroes to reclaim their independence. Built from the ground up with their individual needs in mind, these homes alleviate stress on the entire family.


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Did you Know?

1,000,000+

Heroes have returned from Iraq & Afghanistan bearing the mental and physical wounds of war.

Who will help ensure their care?
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I Will

Smart Home Locations

58specially adapted smart homes completed for our severely wounded heroes

Homes Under Construction

Meet Our Newest Heroes


Meet Our Heroes

All Completed Homes

USMC Cpl

Sean Adams

Maysville, GA
US ARMY CPT

Luis Avila

Chevy Chase, MD
US ARMY CPL

Alan Babin, Jr.

Lakeway, TX
US Navy EOD1

Andrew Bottrell

San Diego, CA
US Army SFC

Caleb Brewer

Tucson, AZ
USMC Cpl

Christian Brown

Munford, TN
USMC Cpl

Joshua Brubaker

Bakersfield, CA
US Army SFC

Jared Bullock

Carbondale, IL
USMC Maj

Eric Burkett

New Castle, PA
US AIRF SRA

Brandon Byers

McKinney, TX
US ARMY SSG

Lucas David Cifka

Canyon Lake, TX
US Army SPC

Bryan Dilberian

Staten Island, NY
USMC SSgt

Brandon Dodson

San Diego, CA
USMC Cpl

Juan Dominguez

Temecula, CA
US Army SSG

Bobby Dove

Niceville, FL
US Army SGT

Rusty Dunagan

Edmond, OK
Police Officer

Michael Flamion

Ballwin, MO
USMC Sgt

Michael Frazier

Pittsboro, NC
USMC GySgt

Travis Green

Canyon Lake, TX
US Army SPC

Jerral Hancock

Palmdale, CA
US Army CPT

Benjamin Harrow

Bethesda, MD
US Army SGT

Greg Hedrick

Currituck, NC

Anonymous Hero

US Army CPL

Kyle Hockenberry

Marietta, OH
USMC Cpl

Tyler Huffman

Jefferson City, MO
US Army SGT

Eric Hunter

Fayetteville, GA
US Army SFC

Tara Hutchinson

San Antonio, TX
US Army SPC

Tyler Jeffries

Charlotte, NC
USMC Cpl

Garrett Jones

Stafford, VA
USMC Cpl

J.B. Kerns

Ararat, VA
US Army SGT

Adam Keys

Annapolis, MD
USMC Sgt

Nick Kimmel

Fallbrook, CA
US Army MSG

Cedric King

Duluth, GA
US AIRF SrA

Brian Kolfage

Miramar Beach, FL
US Army CW5

Gary Linfoot

Clarksville, TN
USMC Cpl

Mark Litynski

Duluth, MN
USMC Cpl

Todd Love

Douglasville, GA
US Army SGT

Brendan Marrocco

Staten Island, NY
US Army MSG

John Masson

Southern Pines, NC
USMC GySgT

Thomas McRae

Maple Hill, NC
US Army SSG

Travis Mills

Manchester, ME
US ARMY SFC

Wade Mitcheltree

Tigard, OR
US Navy EOD2

Taylor Morris

Cedar Falls, IA
US Army CPT

Jake Murphy

Flower Mound, TX
USMC Cpl

Todd Nicely

Lake of the Ozarks, MO
USMC Sgt

Michael Nicholson

Tampa, FL
USMC Sgt

John Peck

Fredericksburg, VA
USMC SSgt

Jason Ross

Fallbrook, CA
US Army SFC

Michael Schlitz

Fortson, GA
US Army SGT

Legrand Strickland

St. Louis, MO
USMC GySgT

Guillermo Tejada

Canyon Lake, TX
USMC Sgt

Ben Tomlinson

Jacksonville, AL
USMC Sgt

Doug Vitale

Peters Township, PA
US ARMY CPT

Nick Vogt

Crestline, OH
US Army SSG

Christopher Walker

Alexandria, VA
US Army SGT

Franz Walkup

Woodbury, TN
USMC Cpl

Chad Watson

Manhattan, IL
US AIRF TSgt

Joe Wilkinson

Averill Park, NY

Our Impact

The Stories

After investing so much time and training for that level in special operations, my career was over in a few seconds. You start thinking, ‘How will I provide for my family?’ But the house you built for us knocks down the obstacles most people wouldn’t think about. I don’t worry about limitations or disadvantages.

- SFC Jared Bullock We proudly built a specially adapted smart home for Jared and his family.

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How to Apply

Preliminary Application

This program predominantly supports our post-9/11 defenders who were injured in combat operations or during training while performing their duties. We invite severely wounded heroes to complete our preliminary application below.

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