When a House Becomes a Home
Categories: Boots On The Ground: Service Stories, Making Our Difference: TBL CSR
Last September during Timberland Serv-a-palooza (our annual global community service event), over 150 Timberland employees, associates, friends and family members pulled on their boots and spent the day in the rainy parking lot at our Stratham, NH headquarters. The project: working with Habitat for Humanity to frame five houses that would be given to families from Joplin, Missouri whose homes were devastated by last spring’s tornadoes.
Inspired by Timberland’s commitment, the Tulsa Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity matched and exceeded our donation by framing an additional ten houses for the Joplin community.
Six months later, I’m excited to report that all fifteen houses are now finished and occupied by happy homeowners, including Amber Lancaster and her two sons. They couldn’t be more appreciative or deserving of the Timberland house they’re now calling home:
To learn more about Timberland’s commitment to creating a positive impact on our communities, please visit the Responsibility section of our website.