Teams from Emerson Enterprises and Rebuilding Together Kansas City came together for the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project to install a new roof for U.S. Army National Guard veteran Buddy Burnett, Jr.

January 23, 2021

Buddy Burnett, Jr., a U.S. Army National Guard veteran, received a new roof on Tuesday, Jan. 19, from Emerson Enterprises, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project.

Through a partnership with Rebuilding Together Kansas City, Buddy Burnett, Jr. was selected and approved as the recipient for the roof replacement.

The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project is a nationwide effort to show gratitude and honor the veterans who served our country and the families who support them. Since the inception of this program in 2016, more than 225 military members have received new roofs.

About Emerson Enterprises: At Emerson Enterprises, 100% client satisfaction is not an option, it is mandatory. We know that you have the option to choose from many contractors and we feel blessed each time someone chooses us. Our promise to our clients is to make you feel as if you are our only client. We have helped thousands of clients either build their dreams or restore their property from storm events. Our team is committed to making the client experience outstanding. Emerson utilizes only the best materials and labor sources to ensure quality for years to come. Emerson Enterprises is here to help with Design, New Construction, Storm Restoration, Residential and Commercial. Please invite us to show you what you SHOULD expect from your contractor.

About Rebuilding Together Kansas City: Rebuilding Together Kansas City is a nonprofit, community service organization that strives to eliminate unsafe and substandard living conditions for disadvantaged families. Their mission is “Repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives.” Our goals include helping people to avoid homelessness, providing more affordable and energy efficient houses, creating safer and more accessible homes, and enabling seniors to age in place for as long as possible. Since their inception in 2001, they have served over 1,025 families with more than 6,800 volunteers and completed essential repairs with an estimated market value of over $3 million. The majority of their clients are veterans, seniors, people with disabilities and low-income families with children. The safety modifications provided by their Safe at Home program has reduced the number of falls in our clients’ homes by 97%! They also provide a recycle, reuse, and repurpose service for the Liberty area with our Rebuilding Together Store – a salvage store for building materials.

For more information on the Roof Deployment Project, or to learn more about how you can get involved, contact them at