ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunter Douglas Inc. has announced the continuation of its 23-year commitment to provide custom window coverings for Habitat for Humanity partner families in 2015 with a $750,000 gift-in-kind donation to support Habitat's vision to create a world in which every person has a decent place to live.
Since the partnership began in 1992, Hunter Douglas has donated close to 345,000 window coverings to Habitat partner families across North America, and Hunter Douglas employees have invested countless volunteer hours to help build Habitat homes.
"The support of faithful and generous partners like Hunter Douglas allows Habitat to serve a growing number of families worldwide," said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. "We are extremely grateful to Hunter Douglas for their long-term partnership and the additional commitment they have made to help us build homes, communities and hope."
Hunter Douglas has joined forces with Habitat in other ways as well, having donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the organization's relief efforts to aid those affected by the catastrophic earthquakes in Nepal and Haiti.
"We feel privileged to continue our partnership with Habitat for Humanity, which is now nearing a quarter of a century," said Ron Kass, Hunter Douglas President and CEO. "Habitat's essential mission to make affordable housing a reality by helping families help themselves is a critically important one. Our contributions toward creating a warm and welcoming home for these deserving individuals is a source of great pride for our company. The home is one of the foundational anchors that builds families, communities and futures."
About Hunter Douglas
Hunter Douglas is the worldwide leader in custom window fashions and a major manufacturer of architectural products. For almost 70 years, the company has been at the forefront of innovating intelligently designed products that seamlessly integrate form with function. Its window fashion designs are not only beautiful to live with, they provide variable light control, help insulate rooms from heat and cold, protect furnishings from damaging UV rays, absorb sound and can even be programmed to move automatically throughout the day with smart technology. Visit hunterdouglas.com to learn more.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing provides a path out of poverty, since 1976 Habitat has helped more than 5 million people through home construction, rehabilitation and repairs and by increasing access to improved shelter through products and services. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission. To learn more, donate or volunteer, visit habitat.org.
SOURCE Habitat for Humanity International