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Sandis Civil Engineers Help Rebuild 100-Year Veteran

3-Band Army Sergeant and World War II veteran Edward Garcia

100-year-old World War II veteran Edward Garcia

100-year-old World War II veteran Edward Garcia

It’s National Reconstruction Month and local civil engineering firm Sandis is giving back to San Jose resident Edward Garcia, a 100-year-old World War II veteran.

By advancing the work of local community organizations like Rebuilding Together, we are able to foster employee engagement and do our part to improve the lives of our neighbours.

— Laura Cabral, Vice President of Sandis

SAN JOSE, CA, USA, April 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April is National Reconstruction Month and local civil engineering firm Sandis is taking the opportunity to give back to San Jose resident Edward Garcia, a 100-year-old World War II veteran.

Sandis has partnered with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley to sponsor improvements to Mr. Garcia’s home in East San Jose. Sandis’ team of volunteers will paint the entire house, which Garcia bought new in 1954.

WHAT: Sandis Civil Engineers sponsors rebuilding day
WHERE: 3326 San Mardo Avenue, San Jose, CA 95127
WHEN: April 30, 2022, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHO: Sandis, Rebuilding Silicon Valley Together, Edward Garcia

There’s no shortage of stories with this 3-stripe army sergeant who was part of the second wave during the invasion of Normandy. A longtime grocery store employee, Garcia received a Presidential Honor from President Harry S. Truman for executing a top-secret operation, while saving the lives of 300 soldiers.

Deanne Everton, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together, said, “On behalf of all of our clients, and especially Edward Garcia, all of us at Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley are extremely grateful to Sandis for not only financially supporting our vision of homes and safe communities for all, but for coming to help make our vision a reality.

Sandis Vice President Laura Cabral said, “We are truly honored to be able to give back to our community. By advancing the work of local community organizations like Rebuilding Together, we are able to foster employee engagement and do our part to improve the lives of our neighbors. We encourage other companies to do the same.

Please join us for Rebuilding Day on Saturday, April 30, or call to arrange a meeting with Mr. Garcia, representatives from Sandis and Rebuilding Together to learn more about this incredible story.

There is still work to be done and not just for Mr. Garcia’s house, which also needs a new roof and repairs to the driveway. Unfortunately, Rebuilding Together has limited resources to meet community needs. As a non-profit organization, Rebuilding Together relies on donations, which they fully maximize by leveraging contributions, mobilizing volunteer labor, and obtaining discounted or donated materials. The need is great. For more information on how you can help Rebuilding Together and its efforts, please contact Director of Development Alaina Schroeder at (408) 578-9519 x1004.

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ABOUT SANDIS: Sandis believes in helping to improve the communities where we live, work and play.

Having provided engineering and surveying services to the Bay Area for over 55 years, Sandis is a knowledgeable, reliable and motivated team that provides the highest quality services in the industry. They use their decades of expertise and lessons learned to achieve long-lasting, long-lasting and reliable results. Sandis provides a full range of expertise in civil and traffic engineering, surveying, utility location and stormwater management with a partnership approach in everything they do.

Sandis’ impressive client list includes Stanford University, Apple, Levi’s Stadium, City and County of San Francisco, and San Francisco’s iconic Salesforce Tower. They serve private and public clients in the civic, public works, education, hospitality, healthcare, justice, business and commerce sectors.

ABOUT REBUILDING TOGETHER: Rebuilding Together believes that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Through an extensive network of volunteers, corporate sponsors and contractors, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV) provides essential home repairs to more than 600 clients annually. Additionally, they help nonprofit organizations maintain and repair facilities so they can devote their time and resources to helping the community.

Silicon Valley Rebuilding Day brings together hundreds of volunteers and dozens of sponsors to repair and rehabilitate nonprofit facilities and the homes of low-income homeowners. The program provides major and minor repairs and renovations resulting in life-changing improvements for owners and the organizations served. As homes transform, neighborhoods and communities regain hope and pride.

If you would like to interview Mr. Garcia, a representative of Sandis or Rebuilding Together, please contact:

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