9 first responder facilities across U.S. to receive funds for renovations thanks to Lowe’s Hometowns By:


By Sarah RoebuckEditorial Staff

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Nine first responder facilities throughout the United States have been chosen to be part of this year’s Lowe’s Hometowns revitalization projects, the company announced.

Lowe’s is investing $100 million in revitalizing community spaces nationwide through Lowe’s Hometowns. Each year through 2026, the company will select 100 large-scale community projects from consumer nominations, partnering with local nonprofits, store associates and volunteers. Additionally, nearly 1,700 projects will be completed by Lowe’s associates nationwide.

Lowe’s stated it is committing $620,000 to renovate the nine first responder facilities as part of its 2024 project list.

According to Lowe’s, renovations for first responder facilities include:

  • Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte, North Carolina – $40,000: Transforming the lobby into a one-stop resource center for community reintegration and support.
  • Laurys Station Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Laurys Station, Pennsylvania – $92,000: Creating a welcoming space for volunteer firefighters.
  • Milton Volunteer Fire Department, Milton, West Virginia – $142,000: Adding new flooring, wall coverings, acoustic ceilings, a concrete parking area and a storage room.
  • Scotland Volunteer Fire Department, Scotland, Connecticut – $30,000: Providing new bunkrooms, relocating the office and renovating the kitchen for volunteers.
  • Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Wilson, North Carolina – $70,000: Upgrading plumbing, electrical, appliances, windows and paint to boost morale.
  • Spelter Volunteer Fire Department, Spelter, West Virginia – $30,000: Renovating the common room, kitchen, sleeping quarters, gym and updating flooring, ceilings and paint.
  • Stanley Fire Department, Owensboro, Kentucky – $35,000: Adding new bathroom fixtures, flooring, paint, appliances and furniture for comfort and accessibility.
  • Undercliff Volunteer Fire Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – $160,000: Renovating the station with ceiling work, electric work, heating units and bathroom updates.
  • Wasilla Police Dispatch Center, Wasilla, Alaska – $21,000: Updating the dispatch center break room with new cabinets, carpeting, appliances and furniture.