BENTON HARBOR, Mich., January 5, 2018 /3BL Media/-- Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating the conclusion of its first-ever Global Habitat Build Project -- a project which engaged more than 200 Whirlpool Corporation employee volunteers in 14 Habitat for Humanity home build projects in eight countries. The project was coordinated to recognize the many contributions of the company’s former CEO, Jeff Fettig, who stepped down as CEO on October 31, 2017, and to celebrate the 17-year partnership between Habitat for Humanity International and Whirlpool Corporation.
Major League Baseball Players and their union are committed to growing the game while honoring its past
The Major League Baseball Players Association had quite a year in 2017, on and off the field, as the union began its second 50 years of advancing and protecting players' rights.
Advancing players' interests took on exciting new forms in 2017 as Executive Director Tony Clark sought to broaden the player fraternity's reach by strengthening ties to the former player community, providing new and better platforms for active players to engage with fans and moving ahead with the vision of building a solid foundation to support and develop youth baseball around the world.
This holiday season, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is focused not only on equipping shoppers with the latest in cold weather gear, but also with serving those in the community who are less fortunate. With the message “Made to Give” appearing in stores across the U.S., the brand engaged both employees and consumers in a variety of efforts to support communities in need.
December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Gerald Lins, Managing Director and General Counsel at Voya Investment Management, has joined the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity New York City, a nonprofit organization that transforms lives and communities by building and preserving affordable homes for local, hard-working, low-income families.
OTTAWA – “Welcome home” were the words that were repeated several times to Becky Gable-Giblin and her daughter Mariah during the dedication at their new home this past weekend.
Putnam County Habitat for Humanity hosted the dedication of their tenth house on Sunday. The house is located at 1366 North Defiance Street in Ottawa. Giblin and her daughter are the partner family members who will live in the house.
Players Trust hosts events in Dallas to benefit victims of natural disasters
When disasters strike, Major League baseball players strike back. That's why Major Leaguers from across the United States and Latin America traveled to Texas recently to trade in their bats and gloves for hammers and hard hats.
The Players Trust relief efforts in Dallas this week were a reminder from Major League Baseball players that they haven’t forgotten victims of the natural disasters that befell southern Texas, Florida, Northern California, Mexico and Puerto Rico earlier this year.
Aflac and Habitat for Humanity: Built on Community
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Since 2007, more than 2,100 members of Aflac’s Columbus, Georgia, team have strapped on hardhats and tool belts with Habitat for Humanity. The program is so popular that Aflac holds lotteries to determine which employees will get the chance to participate. This year, 175 employees built Aflac’s 11th Habitat house, to the great delight of resident Marion Dantzler. Meanwhile, 50 employees at Aflac’s Columbia, South Carolina, location worked alongside new Habitat for Humanity homeowners during a five-day renovation project, completing the team’s second home construction.
Through shelter, we empower: Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 annual report celebrates global impact and homeowners’ success stories
ATLANTA, November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In the past year, thanks to generous donors and more than 2.1 million volunteers, Habitat for Humanity helped nearly 3.5 million people around the world build or improve an affordable place they can call home. With a “hand up” from Habitat, more families have acquired the skills, confidence and opportunity they need to build healthier, more financially stable lives.
BIG PINE KEY, Fla., November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wrought widespread devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, leaving many families distressed and displaced from their homes. Through its disaster response efforts, Habitat for Humanity thoroughly assesses the shelter and housing needs caused by these storms and works to help rebuild and repair homes alongside homeowners in need of a decent place to live.
Company rolls out financial education addressing the Department of Defense’s new Blended Retirement System
SAN FRANCISCO, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that it has donated more than $100 million since 2012 to support military service members, veterans and their families through financial education, career transition and housing initiatives.