Wayfair again partners with Habitat for Humanity
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, June 23, 2014
BOSTON — Online home furnishings and décor retailer Wayfair is partnering with Habitat for Humanity International to build and rehabilitate affordable homes.
This marks the third year that Wayfair has partnered with Habitat, providing financial support, volunteer mobilization and product donations to help eliminate poverty housing and homelessness.
“At Wayfair we believe everyone deserves a place to call home,” said Niraj Shah, CEO and co-founder of Wayfair. “We are proud to extend our partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help build safe and affordable homes.”
Over the past two years, the Wayfair partnership has contributed more than $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity. Wayfair donates home furnishings and decor to Habitat ReStores resale outlets to help fund home builds around the country. In addition, Wayfair raises funds and awareness for the cause by providing a donation at check-out feature on Wayfair.com.
“Wayfair has been an integral part of Habitat’s work to strengthen families and revitalize communities nationwide,” said Colleen Ridenhour, deputy director, corporate, foundation and institutional relations at Habitat for Humanity International. “We’re so grateful to Wayfair for its past support and renewed commitment, and we look forward to this exciting new chapter of our partnership.”
Wayfair’s member-only brand, Joss & Main, participated in a home build in the greater Boston area last week.
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