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Volunteers beautify Northport VA Medical Center

Abdelali Hamdouchi put pavement around the healing tree

Abdelali Hamdouchi put pavement around the healing tree that sits outside the post-traumatic stress unit of the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

The Northport VA Medical Center received a facelift this past week as volunteers worked to serve those who have served our country. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center.

Volunteers from The Home Depot work through the
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Volunteers from The Home Depot work through the rain to clean the landscaping outside the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Volunteers from The Home Depot work through the
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Volunteers from The Home Depot work through the rain to clean the landscaping outside the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Abdelali Hamdouchi put pavement around the healing tree
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Abdelali Hamdouchi put pavement around the healing tree that sits outside the post-traumatic stress unit of the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

A commemorative coin from The Home Depot Foundation
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

A commemorative coin from The Home Depot Foundation thanking veterans for their service sits in the newly renovated garden at the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Brenda Rosado, 63, of Selden, attempts to simultaneously
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Brenda Rosado, 63, of Selden, attempts to simultaneously sweep the pavement and keep dry from the rain during a beautification project at the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Northport veteran Joseph Sledge, the public affairs officer
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Northport veteran Joseph Sledge, the public affairs officer for the Northport VA Medical Center, radios to project managers during a beautification project of the facility. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Orlando Ventura, 19, of Bay Shore, runs to
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Orlando Ventura, 19, of Bay Shore, runs to escape torrential downpours during a beautification project at the Northport VA Medical Center. Although the rains ended the work day early, the volunteers will reconvene Monday to complete the work. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Northport veteran Joseph Sledge, the public affairs officer
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Northport veteran Joseph Sledge, the public affairs officer for the Northport Veterans Association Medical Center, put this newly built gazebo outside the medical center for patients to use. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Chris Raimondi of Ronkonkoma, who works at The
Photo Credit: Andrew Kozak

Chris Raimondi of Ronkonkoma, who works at The Home Depot in Bay Shore, sets up electrical work for a newly installed water fountain in the inner courtyard at the Northport VA Medical Center. The Home Depot Foundation, a volunteer organization focused on helping veterans, teamed up with Motorola to beautify the landscaping of the federal medical center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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