DENVER (CBS4) – Tyler Wilson, a wounded Army veteran, was surprised with 75 strangers at his home. They were volunteers from Home Depot, Semper Fi and America’s Fund.
They helped install a new fence, work on landscaping projects and even installed a new playground for Wilson’s children.READ MORE: 'I Have My Opinions': Family Of Peyton Blitstein Speaks After Deadly Shooting Involving Former Police Officer
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“Now coming out, watching them, their eyes light up, it’s just unbelievable. I couldn’t be more grateful to everyone who came out to help, it’s truly amazing,” said Wilson.MORE NEWS: Brian Hsu, Accused Of Attacking Flight Attendant, Pleads Not Guilty In Denver
The project kicks off the Home Depot Foundation’s Operation Surprise campaign. It’s an annual giving campaign which runs from Veterans Day through the end of the year.