Home Improvement E-Commerce Leader Build.com To Provide Aid To Nashville Flood Victims

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Northern California online home improvement pioneer will tie donations to Facebook followers throughout the month of June

“The end result, I would hope that this inspires more people and organizations to contribute and to feel the need to help the people of Nashville,” said Brandon Proctor, Build.com's Vice President of Marketing

Build.com, Inc., No. 97 Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, announced today that it has pledged to make a donation to the flood relief efforts in Nashville, Tenn., and the surrounding areas. The one-stop shop for a broad number of home improvement categories will contribute $1 for every follower it receives on its Facebook fan page until June 30, up to $5,000.

“This is something we feel compelled to address,” said Brandon Proctor, Build.com’s Vice President of Marketing. “We’re doing well as a company, but I think it’s important that we’re able to give back to our community and our nation when people are in need. Our success is due to the people of this country, and we want to help them too.”

Build.com has been growing its online presence through a number of social marketing channels, and is proud to call this its first fundraising effort through such channels. With the reach of its social media channels—such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube—Build.com is hoping to set a positive example for other American companies.

“The end result, I would hope that this inspires more people and organizations to contribute and to feel the need to help the people of Nashville,” Proctor said.

About Build.com
Headquartered in Chico, Calif., Build.com has established itself as a groundbreaking and prominent presence in the online home improvement retail space. Build.com creates a unique web experience in the way that it encourages customers to visit a diverse range of “niche” stores within its network. Build.com is among the online category leaders in plumbing, lighting, door hardware, and ventilation. Build.com currently employs more than 200 people and continues to grow and pioneer in the home improvement industry. For more information on Build.com, please visit the company’s web site at http://www.build.com or visit its Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BuildDotCom.

Contact: Sean Murphy, Public Relations, Build.com, (800) 375-3403, ext 476.

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