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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released data in January of 2018 estimating roughly a quarter million job openings in the construction sector. This is a number that has been on a dramatic incline over the last 5-10 years and represents the largest ratio of openings to hirings since 2007. Just take a look at this chart from the BLS below (numbers in thousands):

The Home Depot Foundation's 20,000 target may not seem like enough to chip away at that massive number, but this is an invaluable stimulus for the construction industry. Additionally, it is part of a much larger effort to give back to society.

Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has focused almost a quarter-billion dollars worth of investment towards veterans-related causes and this training stimulus also focuses on separating military, veterans, and at-risk youth.