Habitat Int'l Corporate Partners
Habitat for Humanity International Key Corporate Partners
In addition to our local partners, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is fortunate to receive support from national companies that have established (key) partnerships with Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI). Companies such as Dow Chemical, Whirlpool, Valspar, and Yale provide materials that we use in the homes we build. Other HFHI sponsors, such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo, provide funding and financial services to affiliates including Asheville Area Habitat.
~ Bank of America has donated more than 200,000 volunteer associate hours and more than 24 million dollars, which has helped more than 375 families around the globe achieve homeownership.
~ Citi Foundation has provided in excess of $32 million in funding since our partnership began more than 10 years ago. The foundation has engaged more than 176,000 Citi employees, built more than 350 homes across the U.S. and more than 500 homes around the globe.
~ The Home Depot Foundation is committed to repair and renovate homes of U.S. veterans through the Habitat for Humanity Repair Corps program. The foundation also supports construction of energy-efficient and sustainable homes and communities. Since 2008, The Home Depot Foundation partnership has pledged $30 million in financial and in-kind support, technical resources and training.
~ DOW Chemical has been a national partner of Habitat for more than 28 years. They have generously contributed approximately $12.5 million in funding and more than $25 million in gifts-in-kind products, grants and insulation for more than 25,000 homes worldwide.
~ Lowe’s has committed nearly $40 million and provided countless volunteer hours since 2003―touching more than 1,800 Habitat families. As underwriter of the Women Build program, Lowe’s has trained thousands of volunteers in homebuilding skills.
~ Schneider Electric has donated more than $16 million in electrical distribution equipment and helped fund the cost of several homes. Their employees have also donated time and muscle to Habitat home builds.
~ Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has committed more than $150 million and engaged more than 450,000 members, Lutherans and other volunteers towards fulfilling Habitat’s mission. The Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership has helped build 2,500 Habitat for Humanity houses worldwide since 2005.
~ Valspar is the founding partner of Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness program. Valspar is Habitat’s National Paint Partner. Valspar has been helping build and maintain more beautiful communities for nearly 30 years. In September of 2010, Valspar and Habitat celebrated the donation of Valspar’s one millionth gallon of paint.
~ Wells Fargo has provided more than $18.6 million to support affordable-housing work with low-income families, including more than $9 million to support Habitat’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. NRI constructs, repairs and rehabilitates affordable housing with low-income families in markets hit hard by foreclosures.
~ Whirlpool donates a range and ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerator to every Habitat home built nationally, totaling more than 130,000 appliances to-date. Whirlpool plans to support the work of Habitat around the world through product donations, financial contributions and volunteerism.
~ Yale, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, committed to more than $15 million in locksets and keys for Habitat houses. In December 2010, Yale’s donation reached 500,000 locksets. Yale provides complimentary technical advice regarding use and installation and supports Habitat house construction through employee volunteerism.