Thanks to the generosity of our volunteers, donors and corporate partners, Habitat for Humanity has provided simple, decent shelter for hundreds of thousands of families in need. Our corporate partners’ donations of funds or services help us to continue providing families with homes and the hope of a better life. We are grateful for their kind support.
Local business partners (List is from 2013 – 2014 fiscal year, may have altered slightly)
- AccessPoint HR
- Advantage Security Systems
- American Association of Retired Persons
- American Red Cross
- Area Agency on Aging
- Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce
- Battle Creek Community Foundation
- Battle Creek Rotary Club
- Benjamin Press
- Calhoun County Landbank
- Cereal City Sunrise Rotary Club
- Charitable Union
- City of Battle Creek
- Comerica Bank
- Community Action
- Community Dental Access Program
- Community Health Connections Program
- CRT, Inc.
- Denso Manufacturing of Michigan, Inc.
- Department of Human Services
- District Court Parole / Probation – 10th
- District Drug Court (EmploymentGroup, Inc.)
- Family Health Center of Battle Creek
- Goodwill Industries of Central Michigan
- HandsOn Battle Creek – 211
- Homeless Coalition
- Haven of Rest – Life Recovery Program
- Housing Commission
- J.C. Penney
- Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program
- Kellogg Community College
- Kellogg Company
- Marshall Community Foundation
- Michigan Business Exchange
- Michigan State Housing Development Authority
- Michigan Tile and Carpet
- Michigan Works – Path Program
- Miller Foundation
- Neighborhoods, Inc.
- Newman Construction
- Nonprofit Alliance
- Pennfield Schools
- Safe Place
- The Salvation Army
- Sam’s Club
- Sheriff’s Department of Calhoun County
- Sobriety Court
- Spartan Foods
- Summit Pointe
- Surplus Health Supplies for Missions
- Tichenor Inc.
- The Battle Creek Shopper
- The Kitchen Shop
- The VA Medical Center
- Thrivent for Lutherans
- US Lumber
- United Way of the Greater Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region
- Wells Fargo
- Women’s Co-op
Key corporate partners
Bank of America* has committed to donating up to 2,000 vacant properties to Habitat for Humanity over three years. Since 2002, its foundation has contributed more than $22 million to Habitat around the world. Its bank employees annually contribute more than 30,000 volunteer hours to help rehabilitate and build homes.
Citi Foundation has provided in excess of $34 million in funding since our partnership began more than 10 years ago. Citi employees have donated more than 176,000 volunteer hours, helping Habitat build more than 850 homes around the globe and sharing financial expertise through training and educational programs.
The Dow Chemical Company* has been a national partner of Habitat for more than 28 years. They have generously contributed approximately $12.5 million in funding and more than $25 million in gifts-in-kind products, grants and insulation for more than 25,000 homes worldwide.
Since 2003, Lowe’s has committed nearly $40 million and provided countless volunteer hours, touching more than 1,800 Habitat families. As underwriter of the Women Build program, Lowe’s has trained thousands of volunteers in homebuilding skills.
Since 2005, Nissan* has donated more than $7.5 million in cash and in-kind gifts including a total of 104 Nissan vehicles. Its employees have built more than 50 Habitat homes, logging more than 56,000 volunteer hours with Habitat. Nissan’s commitment supports Habitat for Humanity’s disaster response, sustainable building efforts and actively engages Nissan employees, dealers and owners to volunteer with Habitat.
Schneider Electric* has donated more than $16 million in electrical distribution equipment and helped fund the cost of several homes. Their employees have also donated time and muscle to Habitat home builds.
The Home Depot Foundation* is committed to repair and renovate homes of U.S. veterans through the Habitat for Humanity Repair Corps program. The foundation also supports construction of energy-efficient and sustainable homes and communities. Since 2008, The Home Depot Foundation partnership has pledged $30 million in financial and in-kind support, technical resources and training.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans* has pledged $6.8 million to Habitat for Humanity to build 113 homes in partnership with low-income families through the Thrivent Builds Homes program in calendar year 2013. The program is part of Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent’s unique eight-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity International. Since 2005, Thrivent Financial has donated more than $180 million, and nearly 170,000 Thrivent members have volunteered more than 3.5 million hours building homes, communities and hope.
The founding partner of Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness program, Valspar is Habitat’s National Paint Partner. Valspar has been helping build and maintain more beautiful communities for nearly 30 years. In September of 2010, Valspar and Habitat celebrated the donation of Valspar’s one millionth gallon of paint.
A national partner since 2010, Wells Fargo* has provided more than $18.6 million to support affordable-housing work with low-income families, including more than $9 million to support Habitat’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. NRI constructs, repairs and rehabilitates affordable housing with low-income families in markets hit hard by foreclosures.
Whirlpool* has donated more than 140,000 ranges and ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerators to new Habitat homes built in North America, serving 71,000 families. The company has sponsored more than 100 homes around the world and served more than 24,504 families in Europe alone.
Yale Locks & Hardware, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, has committed to more than $15 million in locksets and keys for Habitat houses since the beginning of the partnership. In December 2010, Yale’s donation reached 500,000 locksets. Yale provides complimentary technical advice regarding use and installation and supports Habitat house construction through employee volunteerism.
Ames True Temper
Barnes & Noble College
Cisco Systems Foundation
Conifer Health Solutions, Inc.
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Delta Air Lines
General Growth Properties
Mary Kay, Inc.
Mountain Resource Center
PCL family of companies
Promontory Financial Group, LLC
Sandvik Mining and Construction
State Farm Mutual Insurance Company*
Waste Management, Inc.
*These companies participate in Habitat’s matching gift program.