SRS Distribution Inc. (“SRS”) and SRS Raise the Roof Foundation (“Raise the Roof”) announced today their Founders Circle multi-year commitment totaling $1,000,000 for the new National Medal of Honor Museum to be built in Arlington, Texas. This museum will create a place of reverence to honor the more than 3,500 Medal of Honor recipients whose incredible courage and personal risk and sacrifice helped protect our freedom and democracy.
Chris Cassidy, President and CEO, of the National Medal of Honor Foundation and Charlotte Jones, Foundation Chair, said “Our board and staff are tasked with the solemn and patriotic duty of building a museum that will preserve the legacy of those awarded the Medal of Honor, tell their stories to the next generation of Americans and inspire leadership, valor and love of country. We are deeply grateful to SRS and their Raise the Roof Foundation for their generosity to help ensure the success of this uniquely American endeavor.”
“Our commitment to veterans and our military runs strong and deep at SRS and Raise the Roof! It is only fitting that we share our support for this inspirational project during Military Appreciation Month. We are honored to live out our mission pillar to ‘Give Back’ as a partner for such an amazing new museum for our area, state and nation. The National Medal of Honor Museum is a tremendous way to pay homage to these American heroes. We look forward to the opening of this exceptional facility near our corporate hometown in North Texas and sharing it with our customers, employees, supporters and friends.” said Dan Tinker, President and CEO, SRS Distribution and SRS Raise the Roof Foundation Board President.
About the Museum
The National Medal of Honor Museum will inspire Americans by honoring and preserving the history of the highest military decoration awarded for valor in combat. Serving as a national landmark and located in America’s heartland in Arlington, Texas, the Museum will provide an unrivaled visitor experience and illustrate the historical thread of sacrifice, patriotism and courage that runs through all U.S. military service members, past and present. Beyond its state-of-the-art, interactive experiences, a critical part of the Museum’s mission will be to use the stories of Medal of Honor recipients to inspire their fellow Americans and motivate them to be their best selves.
For more information, visit mohmuseum.org
About SRS Distribution
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in McKinney, Texas, SRS Distribution has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing building products distributors in the United States. Since the Company’s inception, it has established a differentiated growth strategy and entrepreneurial culture that is focused on serving customers, partnering with suppliers, and attracting the industry’s best talent. SRS currently operates under a family of distinct local brands encompassing more than 700 locations across 44 states. SRS Distribution is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Berkshire Partners LLC. For more information, visit www.srsdistribution.com.
About SRS Raise the Roof Foundation
In 2012, the leadership team of SRS Distribution formed SRS Raise the Roof Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to “GIVE BACK.” SRS and our Raise the Roof Foundation truly believe the best way to give back to our communities is to draw upon our company’s unique business culture: linking the skills and passions of our employees with philanthropy and taking our responsibility of being a good corporate citizen to heart. SRS Raise the Roof Foundation has become a champion of causes and organizations that support veterans and their families as well as those that address disaster relief and other critical community needs. For additional information, visit www.srsraisetherooffoundation.org