Pella windows and doors used to help build homes
AMERICUS, Ga. (May 15, 2006) – Pella Corporation announced today a product donation with a retail value of nearly $1 million to Habitat for Humanity International. The windows and doors donated by Pella will be used in building homes across the country.
Nine independently owned and operated Pella Window & Door distributors joined Pella Corporation in making this donation. The sales distributors represent seven different states.
“We are honored to partner with Habitat for Humanity in helping to provide affordable homes to families in need,” said Pella vice president of marketing Elaine Sagers. “Thanks to the teamwork of our independent distributors, Pella is pleased provide quality windows and doors to help build homes and rebuild lives.”
“We are grateful to Pella Corporation and its distributors for making this generous gift to Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the United States,” said Mark Crozet, senior vice president of Development, Habitat for Humanity International. “This donation of their products will help low-income families in communities achieve the dream of homeownership.”
Celebrating 80 years in business, Pella Corporation is recognized in the window and door industry for its technology and innovation, having earned more than 100 product and design patents. In addition to windows and patio doors, the company also manufactures entry door systems with the same level of quality and technology for which Pella is known worldwide. The company is represented by a Direct Sales Network operating Pella® Window & Door Stores nationwide, and select building materials retailers, including Lowe’s, which features the Pella Design Center, a “store-within-a-store, designed to take the complexity out of window and door purchases. For more information, call 888-84-PELLA or visit www.pella.com .
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing. Since its founding in Americus, Ga., in 1976, Habitat has built more than 200,000 houses in nearly 100 countries, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than one million people. For more information, visit www.habitat.org .