BENTON HARBOR, Mich., February 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Partnering with seven families to help simplify the path toward home ownership, Whirlpool Brand and Habitat for Humanity® today announced the locations for their annual Habitat house builds. In 2013, houses will be built in Cleveland, Tenn.; Tulsa, Okla.; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Ottawa, Marion and Findlay, Ohio; and Bloomington, Ind., as part of a campus build at Indiana University.
Subaru Owners Generate Over $5 Million in Charitable Donations in Fifth Annual “Share the Love” Event; $25 Million Donated to Charities Over the Last Five Years
Cherry Hill, N.J, Feb. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. announces it has donated $25 million to nonprofits over the past five years through its signature “Share the Love” event. During the “Share the Love” event held at the end of each year, Subaru donates $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased. Customers who purchase or lease a vehicle during that period select one of five charities to receive the donation. The fifth-annual “Share the Love” event will deliver donations to following charities:
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help with neighborhood revitalization efforts in 12 U.S. cities. The grant was presented Thursday by Foundation President and GM Director of Corporate Relations Vivian Pickard during the Washington Auto Show.
GM Sustainability Team Shares Their New Year’s Resolutions
At the beginning of every New Year, millions of people vow to change something about their life. Year in and year out, General Motors has focused on doing what is best for the environment, and will continue to do so throughout 2013. GM polled some of its environmental team to see how they plan to weave their daily professional efforts into their personal lives in 2013.
Nearly two months have passed since Superstorm Sandy devastated communities and lives in the eastern United States and the Caribbean.
But Jim Killoran, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Westchester, still shows up at 6 a.m. every day to lead dozens of volunteers who have come to the Rockaways in Queens, New York, to help families clean, repair, and rebuild their homes.
Hyundai employees participated in Habitat OC's Build Day this weekend in Santa Ana; to date, Hyundai has committed $335,000 to the organization
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America has once again committed $50,000 towards the efforts of Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. Continuing its long standing relationship with the organization, Hyundai joined with Habitat OC recently to build homes for families in need in Orange County. On Saturday, November 5, more than 20 employees from Hyundai joined with members of Habitat OC to construct a new home in Santa Ana.
IKEA has announced an ambitious sustainable energy strategy, “People and Planet Positive,” for energy independence. The company aims to produce as much energy as it consumes by 2020 through a $2 billion investment in solar and wind projects. The furniture retailer plans to gather 70 percent of its energy demands from renewable sources by 2015, leveraging wind farms in six European countries that generated 152 gigawatt hours of electricity last year, about 12 percent of the total needed for its stores and distribution centers.
LAS VEGAS, October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Making its communities healthier by feeding the homeless, cleaning graffiti, and planting trees, these are just a few of the community improvement activities MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and its employees will undertake during “Make A Difference Day” on October 27th, as well as the days leading to this nationally recognized day of service.
1,800 Delta employees from across the country with partner with Habitat for Humanity to build affordable houses in five of the airline’s hub cities. From now until October 26th, Delta volunteers will help build housing in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, and Salt Lake City. Delta has partnered with Habitat since 2000 with its Force for Global Good program to make a difference in the communities where the company’s employees live and work.