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Infor Partners With Habitat for Humanity to Help Build Affordable HousingInitiates Employee Volunteer Build Program and Employee Donation Match (February 22, 2012)
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/12 -- Infor, a global provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a partnership with Habitat for Humanity International to help build homes in partnership with families throughout the United States and abroad. Infor will provide its employees the opportunity to join in the fight against poverty housing through local volunteer work and financial contributions.
"Corporate citizenship is a top priority for Infor, and through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity we are giving back to select communities around the world by lining up Infor resources -- people, time and funding -- to make a difference," said Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor. "We are both proud and excited to be working with and supporting our customer, Habitat for Humanity, in its noble cause to provide decent housing solutions and build communities that spread goodwill, dignity and hope."
Through the partnership with Habitat for Humanity International, employees of Infor will have three ways to participate:
- Volunteer Build Program - employees can work locally onsite to help build affordable housing with Habitat families;
- Employee Giving Campaign - Infor will match up to $50,000 of employee donations made to to Habitat;
- Annual Global Village Build - employees can take part in a nine-day building project to provide housing in partnership with a family in La Gallina, Nicaragua.
In total, Infor has committed up to $500,000 to fund house builds and offset operational costs for Habitat for Humanity.
"Our corporate partners provide the invaluable support that makes it possible for us to provide housing in partnership with families in need," said Kymberly Wolff, senior vice president of development for Habitat for Humanity International. "We are pleased to partner with Infor, and look forward to working together as they join us in building simple, decent and affordable housing."
Infor is a leading provider of business software and services, helping more than 70,000 customers in 164 countries improve operations and drive growth. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God's love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit habitat.org, or follow us at facebook.com/habitat or at twitter.com/habitat_org or join Habitat's blog community at habitat.org/blog.
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