NEWARK - It was a day of service today in Newark, as dozens of volunteers repaired and renovated 10 homes belonging to veterans.

The efforts are part of Home Depot's nationwide "Celebration of Service." The volunteer movement is focused on helping every veteran have a safe and functional place to call home.

Home Depot teamed up with a local organization, Jersey Cares, to take on housing projects and repairs for veterans.

Today's project in Newark was one of 100 projects going on nationwide.