NSC 2014 Every Day Heroes 5k
EVENT DATE: Apr 16, 2014
In 2012 Whirlpool Corporation's selling organization came together for their National Sales Conference which culminated with a 5k run/walk. The 5k was run in support of the REACT Thyroid Foundation which after matches raised $25,000.
The 2014 Every Day Hero 5k presented by FIT system will be run in support of Whirlpool Corporation's signature charities; Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club of America and Susan G. Komen.
About Team Whirlpool: This team will fundraise for Habitat for Humanity. In more than 14 years of partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Whirlpool Corporation has developed active partnerships in more than 45 countries and has contributed nearly $80 million in products and donations to Habitat’s work, building and embarking on new initiatives in partnership with homeowners.
About Team Maytag: This team will fundraise for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. In 2010, BGCA teamed up with Maytag to support the organization’s mission and unwavering commitment to serving youth and communities. The partnership seeks to recognize and promote “dependability” – a quality that is at the core of what the Clubs do every day and is central to the Maytag.
About Team KitchenAid: This team will fundraise for Komen for a Cure. Cook for the Cure®, presented by KitchenAid, was developed in 2001 to give passionate cooks a way to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Through donation-with-purchase programs, special fundraising events, auctions and grass roots initiatives, the Cook for the Cure program has raised more than $7 million globally to support the fight against breast cancer, with more than $6 million of that in the United States benefiting Komen for the Cure. KitchenAid also supports breast cancer foundations in other countries, including Canada, France, Germany, South Africa, Greece and Israel.
About FIT System: The sponsor of the 2014 Every Day Hero 5k is Whirlpool Corporation Fit Systems. With the FIT system, your cooking appliances can fit seamlessly into your current cabinet cutouts. The FIT system allows you to fit your wall oven, hood, or slide-in range effortlessly in to your kitchen. Now replacing your appliances just got easier...