Lowe’s was founded by World War II veteran Carl Buchan, and it was his leadership, vision, and military skills that helped us grow from a small hardware store in Wilkesboro, NC, to the nation’s second largest home improvement retailer and FORTUNE® 50 company. The military is truly a part of our history and an important part of our plan for the future. We recognize, honor, and respect those who serve in our country's military, and encourage veterans, reservists and military spouses to join the Lowe’s family. That’s why Lowe’s is a Military Friendly Employer and why as we continue to grow, so does our commitment to the military as a source of valuable talent.
What does Lowe’s offer its military personnel?
Over 14,000 military, veterans and military spouses work throughout the Lowe’s organization. Each lends their unique skills and talents to Lowe’s, increasing our “Power of We.” Lowe’s shows appreciation for their efforts by offering the following:
- Extended Benefits for Employees Actively Serving in the Military
- 10% Military Discount Every Day (Active, Reserve, Retired and Disabled Veterans)
- The Lowe's Employee Giving Campaign – Lowe’s Matches Employee Donations (50 cents for every dollar) to benefit the USO and other organizations