84 Lumber, Pittsburgh Penguins surprise local veteran with home renovations

84 Lumber and the Pittsburgh Penguins surprised a local veteran with a big check for home renovations last week.

After receiving dozens of nominations, 84 Lumber and the Pittsburgh Penguins visited Chris Uphold at his home, giving him $50,000 for renovations.

Every year, 84 Lumber executes several Operation Appreciation initiatives, showing appreciation for the military. 

Home for a Hero, a nomination based campaign, is one those initiatives.