Last year’s ‘Dads Making a Difference’ contest winner, Charlie Muller, converted a run-down building into a center to feed children living below poverty levels in Albany, N.Y. I am excited to be working with the Sears Blue Tool Crew to hear more inspirational stories this year and encourage people to nominate deserving dads.In addition to the toolbox for Rebuilding Together, DIT Traveling Toolboxes will be criss-crossing the country to support individuals doing great things who may not have access to the tools and materials to get the job done right. The toolboxes will be fully stocked with tools and a video camera to document the project.
The Sears Blue Tool Crew, with the help of Ty Pennington, announces the next “Do It Together” (DIT) initiative – the second annual “Unsung Heroes: Dads Making a Difference” Father’s Day contest. Recognizing dads nationwide who use their tools to do good works for their communities, the Sears Blue Tool Crew contest is seeking entries that spotlight the work of fathers who serve as exemplary role models, and you can vote to help select the winner of a grand prize worth $30,000 for use in the community. The “Dads Making a Difference” contest is one of many programs within the Sears Blue Tool Crew’s “Do It Together” campaign, which celebrates unsung heroes who use their tools and talents together for the greater good of the community. Ty Pennington, Sears spokesperson said about the contest: