“When families living in poverty struggle to pay rent and keep food on the table, school supplies become a luxury,” Mary Garcia, senior corporate relations director for World Vision.
Tacoma, Wash. (PRWEB) August 23, 2016
Milgard® Windows & Doors provided a $25,000 donation to World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children and families tackling poverty and injustice, to help fund their Building Material Center (BMC) and Teacher Resource Center (TRC) programs.
The TRC donation helped to provide Pacific Northwest teachers with essential school supplies to support classroom learning.
“When families living in poverty struggle to pay rent and keep food on the table, school supplies become a luxury,” said Mary Garcia, senior corporate relations director for World Vision. “When school districts are unable to help, school teachers also struggle to fill the gap. That’s where the Teacher Resource Center donations come in.”
The financial contribution from Milgard, also helped to fund the World Vision BMC Program. This provided plumbing, electrical and construction supplies for the repair and maintenance of housing and community facilities of those living in poverty.
“Milgard has a great program called MG/CAT, which stands for Matching Gift / Community Action Team. Any employee can join and actively give back to the community,” said Jeremiah Noneman, marketing director for Milgard Windows & Doors. “The World Vision donation was co-sponsored by our parent company, Masco Corporation, through a recommendation from the MG/CAT team to provide assistance to this needy charity in the greater Seattle area.”
Through these two programs, Milgard was able to assist local children and their families with essential building materials needed to ensure they are residing in a safe, warm and dry environment, as well as aid in their learning process by providing valuable school supplies.
About Milgard Windows & Doors Corporation
Milgard Windows & Doors, a Masco company based in Tacoma, Washington, offers a full line of vinyl, wood, fiberglass and aluminum windows and patio doors for builders, dealers and homeowners, all backed by a Full Lifetime Warranty, including parts and labor. The company has been recognized for manufacturing the nation’s highest quality vinyl windows eight times in a yearly survey sponsored by Hanley-Wood Inc., publishers of BUILDER Magazine. Milgard has approximately 3,800 dealer locations nationwide. For more information, visit milgard.com or call 1.800.MILGARD.
About Masco Corporation
Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), parent company of Milgard Windows & Doors, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit Masco.com.
About World Vision
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more information, visit http://www.worldvision.org/media or on Twitter @WorldVisionUSA.