BENGALURU: Lowe’s India, the global in-house center of Lowe’s Companies Inc., a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company headquartered in Mooresville, NC, U.S., today announced the donation of Rupees 1.2 million to SOS Children’s Villages, as part of its ongoing commitment to serving communities in India.
Phase 1 of this commitment came to life as Lowe’s India inaugurated the basketball court in SOS Children’s Village in Bannerghatta road today. Since its inception in 2014 in India, Lowe’s has extensively engaged with communities and will soon be announcing new projects with other community partners in the coming months.
Inaugurating the basketball court, James Brandt, Managing Director – Lowe’s India said, “With a purpose to help people love where they live, we at Lowe’s strongly believe that social responsibility is a foundational characteristic of our culture. It defines who we are and helps us live our value to make a difference in somebody’s day every day. As a home improvement company, a home is at the center of everything that we do as a business. Our association with SOS Children’s Villages of India aligns completely to our vision and core as a company.”
Applauding the support, Secretary General of SOS Children’s Villages of India, Anuja Bansal said, “Corporate partners like Lowe’s India provide encouragement and strengthen us to reach out to many more children in need, in our country.”
Lowe’s India’s focuses on housing, education and environment as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives. Employee volunteerism is a strong foundational concept at Lowe’s, and every year Lowe’s employees are encouraged to participate and give back to the communities.