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Save the date: 2019 Gala

October 22, 2019

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

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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…

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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