Home Depot Foundation helps Menifee veteran landscape home

U.S. Army veteran Corey Mann helps a Home Depot worker to take a bag of Scotts Potting Soil to his backyard where volunteers from Home Depot and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 226 landscape his home in a Home Depot Foundation Operation Surprise effort to help Mann Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Valley News/ Tony Ault photo
More than a dozen Home Depot employees working with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2266 gathered for the day before Veterans Day to surprise a fellow veteran by landscaping his home in Menifee.Army military police veteran Cory Mann was taken by surprise Wednesday, Nov. 10, at his home at 30109 Snow Peak Court in Menifee, trucks filled with building materials, donated fertilizers, plants and Home Depot employees ready for work.“It kinda of blew me away,” Mann said.He said he was completely surprised when the first seven trucks drove up to his home, and on Veterans Day, as a semi-truck pulled up with sacks of Scotts Potting Soil and other plants and supplies.Leading the force of employees from many Home Depots
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