Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk Join Together to Help America’s Bravest

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Helping Build Smart Homes for Veterans through Partnership with Building for America’s Bravest

Building for America's Bravest

Building for America's Bravest

“We’re so happy to have Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk on board for all our builds,” said Frank Siller from Tunnels to Towers Foundation.

Carpet One Floor & Home and flooring manufacture partner Mohawk are proud to announce a new partnership with Building for America’s Bravest. Building for America’s Bravest is a program of The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, in proud partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation, which was developed to build smart homes for catastrophically injured service members.

“At CCA Global Partners, we encourage charitable contributions and involvement from all our employees and businesses,” said Howard Brodsky, co-CEO of CCA Global Partners. “Carpet One’s involvement with Building for America’s Bravest gives our employees and our cooperative members the opportunity to help this inspiring organization in some way – from working hands-on with a project to helping raise funds and awareness.”

The Smart Homes built by Building for America’s Bravest are custom designed to fit the needs of each individual. The goal of each new home is to help severely injured heroes live better, more independent lives. The homes are designed to be energy efficient, automated and easily accessible.

“We’re so happy to have Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk on board for all our builds,” said Frank Siller from Tunnels to Towers Foundation. “Having appropriate flooring is so important in making these homes accessible and functional for our heroes.”

Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk will be providing flooring and installation for each smart home that Building for America’s Bravest builds. Currently there are 49 new homes schedule over the next 3 years. Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk are already working on the first home to be built as part of this partnership. The home will go to Sgt. Michael Nicholson in Tampa, FL. Two Florida Carpet One Floor & Home stores - Dove Interiors Carpet One Floor & Home and Hanover Floors Carpet One - will be participating hands-on by providing the flooring installation for Nicholson’s home.

“CCA Global Partners has a long history of supporting important causes and our members are very active in their local communities,” said Rick Bennet, co-CEO of CCA Global Partners. “It gives us pride to be partnering with such an inspiring organization. We and our members are looking forward to working with them to build these homes and build awareness.”

In addition to providing flooring for these homes, Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk will also be helping the organization through fundraising efforts and spreading the word through public relations and marketing efforts.

“We are excited to help this organization in any way we can,” said Bill Gaddis, VP of National Accounts for Mohawk. “Providing flooring that will make these heroes’ lives a little easier is just the beginning.”

Read more about Carpet One Floor & Home and Mohawk’s participation and learn more about the recipient of the home in Tampa, FL at To learn more about Building for America’s Bravest and make a donation, please visit

About Carpet One Floor & Home

Carpet One Floor & Home ( is North America’s leading floor covering retailer and the largest division of CCA Global Partners, with nearly 1,000 independently owned and operated locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. For a quarter of a century, CCA Global Partners, a privately held cooperative, has partnered with entrepreneurial businesspeople to create a cooperative powerhouse unmatched in the marketplace. With the strength of 13 independent business brands and more than 2,700 locations, CCA Global Partners is well positioned to positively impact the success of independent businesses like Carpet One Floor & Home. For more information on CCA Global Partners, go to

About Mohawk

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, hardwood, stone, and vinyl flooring. Their industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate their brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Their brands are among the most recognized in the industry and included American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin and Quick-Stip. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia and the United States.

About the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, named in honor of FDNY 9/11 fallen Firefighter Stephen Siller, and best known for its annual Tunnel to Towers Run at Ground Zero in New York City, is committed to building specially-adapted “Smart Homes” for the most seriously wounded U.S. service personnel through its Building for America’s Bravest program. For more information, go to

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