CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Silestone by® Cosentino announces a three-year national partnership in providing surfacing for Homes For Our Troops (HFOT), a non-profit group that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide to severely injured post-9/11 veterans.

The partnership will include Silestone surfacing for an estimated 90 homes. Cosentino joins the ranks of other top brands like Kohler, Whirlpool and Armstrong Flooring that also support HFOT.

230 HFOT“We are honored to partner with such an impactful organization like Homes For Our Troops,” says Massimo Ballucchi, Cosentino North America marketing director. “We are all forever indebted to our nation’s veterans for their commitment and sacrifice, and are honored to be a part of the team that helps them rebuild their lives in a home best designed for their needs and quality of life.”

Since its founding in 2004, HFOT has built more than 241 homes for veterans nationwide, with 85 projects currently underway.

“Because of partners like Cosentino providing high-end products, we are able to place more veterans in custom-built homes that eliminate a monthly mortgage payment, and enable our veterans to focus on their recovery and rebuilding their lives,” says Bill Ivey, HFOT executive directory. “We’re grateful to Cosentino for joining us in reinforcing America’s commitment to taking care of our Veterans after they return home.”

At a recent Key Ceremony in Rapid City, S.D. for U.S. Army Sergeant Wayne Swier’s HFOT new residence, the veteran expressed his gratitude to the organization.

“I'm very honored and very grateful to have such a beautiful home to live out the rest of our lives in,” he said.


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