The Fox News Channel including Fox and Friends and Fox 5 serves as a proud media supporter of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation through their television, radio and online outlets. Fox News is dedicated to promoting the mission and message of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and has been instrumental in raising awareness and funds for our military, first responders, and their families. FoxNews.com
The Home Depot Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of The Home Depot and has been the top corporate partner of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation since our partnership began in 2012. Committed to serving those who have served us, The Home Depot Foundation and Team Depot, a 400,000-strong army of associate volunteers, work to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans, train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap and support communities impacted by natural disasters. In 2016, The Home Depot Foundation announced its goal of investing a quarter of a billion dollars in veteran-related causes by 2020. In May 2018, CEO, President and Chairman of The Home Depot, Craig Menear, announced at our Annual Footsteps to the Future Gala that their funding goal was met two years early and The Home Depot was now committed to investing a half a billion dollars by 2025 for veteran-related causes. HomeDepotFoundation.org
Since 2014, GMC, a division of General Motors, has partnered with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation as its exclusive and national charity of choice. With more than 100 years of supporting the U.S. Military, General Motors is committed to our partnership and our nation’s heroes. The company employs more than 60,000 veterans. General Motors is dedicated to transforming lives through technology and engineering, and has been pushing the limits of transportation for more than a century. Today, it is in the midst of a transportation revolution to create a safer, better, more sustainable future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. As an open, inclusive company, it is also creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed and valued for who they are. GMC.com
Esther and Harold Mertz Foundation
The Esther and Harold Mertz Foundation is an extraordinary partner of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and is instrumental in our efforts to serve veterans as well as fallen first responder and Gold Star families. The members of the Mertz Foundation’s Board of Directors continue what its founders began in the 1970s. The Mertz Foundation furthers the legacy and philanthropic generosity of Esther and Harold Mertz by giving hope and assistance to those who are impoverished or disadvantaged, showing compassion to those who have lost hope, and making a difference in the lives of those who are suffering from some deficiency in body, mind or spirit.
Proper No. Twelve
Numerous Irish whiskey makers sought McGregor’s endorsement over the years, but as a true born and bred Irishman, he did not want to simply endorse an Irish whiskey. Inspired by his pride for Ireland and his love of Irish whiskey, McGregor wanted to create his own whiskey that would match his high standards and make his country proud. McGregor, his manager Audie Attar and entrepreneur Ken Austin developed the brand under the project name “Notorious” through which came the foundation of what was to eventually become Proper No. Twelve. To date, Proper No. Twelve has now donated a total of $1.2 million to Tunnel to Towers in an effort to help the families of fallen first responders. properwhiskey.com
Established in 1984, Carpet One Floor & Home is North America’s leading floor covering retailer, with more than 1,000 independently owned and operated locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. As the exclusive flooring supplier to our Smart Homes program, Carpet One has committed to the installation of the floor coverings for each of the smart homes built throughout the United States. In addition, Carpet One has carried out a successful campaign where a portion of each sale benefitted our program. Through Carpet One, we forged relationships with Mohawk, MasterBrand, and Hunter Douglas CarpetOne.com
New York Jets
The generosity of New York Jets Chairman and CEO Woody Johnson has made a remarkable difference in the lives of our injured service members. Mr. Johnson and the Jets have been strong advocates for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation by supporting the construction of four smart homes, thus far, for our injured service members. Mr. Johnson also opened doors to additional support by making introductions to Johnson & Johnson. NewYorkJets.com
TurnPoint Services Group
The TurnPoint Services Group is home to a rapidly growing list of the finest service brands in America with decades of experience serving both residential and commercial customers. By instilling a mission-centric attitude throughout its family of brands, TurnPoint is committed to turning bad days into good ones by removing the usual frustrations that customers experience with service contractors, and freeing brand partners to focus on customers and employees with confidence. TurnPoint’s core pillars are simple and powerful; no needless delays, no cutting corners, and no nonsense. turnpointservices.com
Mohawk, a company known for revolutionary product innovation, award-winning design, and outstanding service provides the floor coverings for each smart home. The company provides the highest quality laminate and engineered hardwood flooring products, and has innovated the softest, most family-friendly and pet-friendly carpets ever. MohawkFlooring.com
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Oldcastle Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving services in the United States with operations at 1,400 locations nationwide. The company operates under the North American arm of international building supply company CRH plc, based in Dublin, Ireland. More information can be found at www.oldcastlematerials.com.
United Parcel Service (UPS) and its employees have supported the Tunnel to Towers Foundation since its inception. Whether it’s providing trucks for our race participants to store their personal items at our annual New York Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk, issuing grants to the Foundation, participating in a workplace giving campaign that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, or hosting an annual golf outing to support the Foundation, UPS has been a tremendous supporter. UPS.com
MasterBrand, one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in North America, builds and donates all of the kitchen cabinets for our smart homes; a $20,000 value per home. MasterBrand is committed to four basic tenets: quality construction, fashionable products, and on-time and complete delivery. Masterbrand.com
API Group, Inc.
API Group, a multi-billion-dollar parent company for over 40 independently managed construction companies located in more than 200 locations worldwide, supplies the fire protection and life safety for each of the smart homes. The sprinkler systems provided by API Group are extremely important to the safety of the service members. APIgroupInc.com
United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 997 rental locations in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 14,800 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com.
Willow Bridge Property Company
Dallas-based Lincoln Property Co.’s Residential Division has rebranded as Willow Bridge Property Company, with a new name, logo, and visual identity. Lincoln Property Company was founded in 1965 as a developer and manager of high-quality residential communities. With development and investment properties in more than 200 cities, Willow Bridge Property Company is currently ranked the second largest property manager in the United States. Willow Bridge strives to provide its residents with superior service for a comfortable and convenient lifestyle. Lincoln Property Company has the distinct honor of being the first sponsor of the NYC Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk, and will continue its involvement with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation as Willow Bridge Property Company.
American Airlines Group (AAG) is the largest airline in the US and one of the largest in the world. The company’s mainline carriers provide scheduled air transportation along with its group of regional subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle. It also offers freight and mail services through its cargo division. In all, American operates nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. It operates about 950 mainline aircraft and almost 600 regional aircraft. AAG is also part of the oneworld alliance, where member carriers share airport lounge facilities and offer interconnected loyalty programs. www.aa.com
Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Established in 1935, Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is America’s second-largest federal credit union, serving over 2.1 million members worldwide with over $26 billion in assets. PenFed’s mission is to empower members of its community to achieve their financial well-being. PenFed has a strong legacy of supporting military and first responders. The credit union donates 2% of its annual net income to charitable organizations, with the majority going to military charities. The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)3 founded by PenFed Credit Union, has provided more than $38.5 million in financial support to veterans, active-duty service members, families, and caregivers. www.penfed.org
Lenco Armored Vehicles
Lenco manufactures a varied line of tactical armored vehicles designed to serve the specialized needs of law enforcement agencies, fire-rescue and EMS organizations, the U.S. military, and other government agencies. As a company offering dedicated grant funding aid and pioneering the industry’s highest standards in safety, Lenco’s mission aligns with that of The Tunnel to Towers Foundation to provide partnership and financial support and meet the needs of our nation’s military and public safety professionals. Lencoarmor.com