From Home Furnishing Business
Wayfair and Habitat for Humanity Renew Global Partnership
Habitat for Humanity International and Wayfair renewed their global partnership towards building and restoring safe and affordable homes.
In its fifth year as a Habitat for Humanity partner, Wayfair, an online destination for home furnishings and décor has contributed nearly $1 million to help homeowners build or improve a place they can call home. Wayfair will continue to provide fundraising, product donations and volunteer mobilization to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance.
Wayfair has expanded its support for Habitat over the years through a variety of initiatives including employee engagement, customer engagement, and fundraising to support disaster recovery efforts. Over the course of the partnership, Wayfair.com customers have made more than 175,000 individual donations at checkout to help Habitat homeowner families. In addition, Wayfair has donated 12,850 pieces of furniture and décor to Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets to help fund decent and affordable housing across the country.
“At Wayfair, we are committed to Habitat for Humanity’s mission to create safe, decent and affordable housing in partnership with individuals and families, “noted Niraj Shah, CEO and co-founder, Wayfair.
“Wayfair’s partnership has been integral to helping families obtain a safer place to sleep at night,” said Colleen Finn Ridenhour, deputy director of Corporate, Foundation and Institutional Relations at Habitat for Humanity International.
“Through shelter, we empower “ being their motto and a noble vision to provide a decent living environment, Habitat for Humanity offer support and strength to homeowners for affordable housing.