Veteran wounded in Iraq five years ago, receives life-changing gift

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KENOSHA -- A wounded veteran received a life-changing gift on Thursday, January 3rd. 28-year-old Randy Moore and his family were able to move in Thursday to their mortgage-free Kenosha home!

Moore and his family moved to Wisconsin from West Virginia for the home. 

The home was provided by J.P. Morgan Chase. The company works with a few different non-profits to match veterans with homes in areas of their choosing.

The Moores received a refurbished four bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home in Kenosha.

Before Thursday, the family had only seen pictures of their home online. 

"We got here last night. We were peaking through the windows. We loved it as soon as we saw it," Moore said.

The home is provided mortgage free through the Chase Home Giveaway Project. The tremendous gift is the result of a tragedy.

In 2008, Moore stepped on a land mine in Iraq, and suffered extensive injuries to his hand, and 70% of his legs. He spent two years in the hospital and doctors gave him skin graphs and repaired his arteries.

"We feel like we're truly blessed," Randy Moore said.

The home, which was formerly bank owned, is one of 1,000 that J.P. Morgan Chase plans to give away to worthy veterans across the country by 2016.

"They're so deserving and they're just wonderful and gracious. Being able to give a home to a deserving service member is a fantastic part of my job," Christine Holevas said.