In response to the floods and tornados that have continued to impact midwestern and southern states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas, Walmart has stepped up its disaster relief efforts.
The National Father’s Day Council will recognize Tom Kingsbury, president, CEO and chairman of Burlington Stores, as a 2019 “Father of the Year” honoree. The 78th annual Father of the Year Awards will be presented at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on June 13.
Best Buy recently presented St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a gift of $20.8 million as a result of the organization’s record-breaking fundraising year for the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.
Wayfair co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon and William Foley, chairman and CEO, Libbey, will be honored for their philanthropic endeavors by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) during its annual Housewares Cares Charity Gala on Monday, March 4 during the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.
In the spirit of “Giving Tuesday,” Kohl’s said it will award $3.2 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations across the country that work to improve the health and wellness of children and families as part of its national giving program, which is an extension of the company’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness.
Regions of the country impacted by Hurricane Michael can receive assistance from Good360, the charity the International Housewares Association has partnered with to provide hurricane victims with home goods products as they rebuild their lives and homes. Last month, IHA partnered with Good360 to help the Carolinas recover from Hurricane Florence.
Housewares suppliers can help residents of the Carolinas recover from Hurricane Florence by donating needed products to Good360 in partnership with the International Housewares Association.
Twin Star Home has donated more than 160 products to two Las Vegas non-profit organizations, Habitat for Humanity and Veterans Village.
SodaStream has partnered with the Oceanic Society in an effort to urge consumers to reduce the amount of single-use plastic bottles they use on a daily basis.
Holstein Housewares and ClipFresh, brands of Distrivalto USA, have partnered for the first in a series of cooking demonstrations at Lotus House Shelter, a local homeless shelter for women.