Carpenters’ rep continues his trek raising funds for Renos for Heroes

September 24, 2021

PHOTO SUBMITTED — From left to right, Durval Terceira, co-ordinator of Carpenters’ Local 1030, and business representatives John Carvalho and David Aguiar prepare for the annual Renos for Heroes walk. Come rain or shine, Durval Terceira will walk to raise money for the Renos for Heroes program Sept. 25. The co-ordinator of the Carpenters’ Local…

Read More

Board of Directors Announcement

July 4, 2021

As the Founder of Renos For Heroes Veteran Support Centre (RFH), Jim Caruk remains passionate and committed to our soldiers and their families and honoring their personal sacrifices. However, with effect on June 30th, 2021, Jim has confirmed that he is taking a step back from board responsibilities at his charity. Jim intends to use…

Read More

Save the date: 2019 Gala

October 22, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 Universal EventSpace, 6250 Hwy7, Vaughan, ON L4H 4G3 More details to come.

Read More

Two Gold Medals for Retd MCpl Mike Trauner at the Invictus Games

October 3, 2017

Renos for Heroes would like to congratulate Retired Master Corporal Mike Trauner (Renos for Heroes beneficiary) on his two gold medals won at the 2017 Invictus Games. Mike’s gold medals were won in the four-minute indoor rowing and one-minute sprint competitions. Congratulations to Mike as well as his wife, Leah, who has been cheering him…

Read More

Carpenter walks for Renos for Heroes

September 25, 2015

The sight of seeing a soldier missing his arms and legs was enough to make Durval Terceira want to lend a hand, and in this case, his legs as well. “I saw this soldier at St. John’s Rehabilitation with no legs, no arm, and thought how nice it would be to do a little walk…

Read More

CTV – Organization helps renovate homes for Canadian veterans

April 28, 2015

Contractors and electricians form a renovation squad making sure wounded soldiers have a place to call their own. Scott Laurie reports. View Coverage

Read More

Renos for Heroes helps injured vets carry on at home

March 20, 2015

Cpl. Chris Klodt’s life changed forever in a moment back in 2006. While serving with Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Afghanistan, his patrol was ambushed and Klodt was shot in the neck. The wound left the soldier a quadriplegic, without the use of his legs and limited upper body movement. View Coverage

Read More

Nonprofit builds workshop for injured ex-soldier

February 12, 2015

Chris Klodt, 32, is getting his dream woodworking shop built for free. It’s the least that Renos for Heroes can do for the Flamborough man, says executive director Deryl Caruk, whose foundation provides building services for veterans like Klodt who “put their lives on the line for us.” View Coverage

Read More

Good on Jim Caruk for his Renos for Heroes organization

December 14, 2014

Alec Caldwell asked you, as a contractor, would you rather have Christmas dinner with Jim Caruk or Mike Holmes? Here’s a reply to that from Shell Bussey, the well-known home improvement radio personality. View Coverage

Read More

Carpenters’ Renos For Heroes walk raises $70,000

September 24, 2014

TORONTO – Renos for Heroes (RH) – a not-for-profit foundation that provides building services for Canadian military veterans and their families – has an additional $70,000 in its coffers thanks to a 10-kilometre fundraising walk in Vaughan, Ont. recently. View Coverage

Read More