IMPACT Day 2017 Celebrates Five Years of Giving Back
On Friday May 19, 2017, Prologis employees around the world will engage in the fifth annual IMPACT day, the company’s global day of service. Last year, more than 1,200 Prologis employees in 68 offices in 19 countries made a difference in the lives of others.
This year, Prologis is teaming up with 40 organizations supporting environmental, human welfare and educational causes including a new global partnership with Habitat for Humanity. On IMPACT Day, 515 employees from 23 offices across seven countries spanning the Americas, Asia and Europe will participate in a Habitat project.
For more about how Prologis team members have teamed up with Habitat for Humanity on May 19, see below and learn more about our sustainability efforts here. Follow us on Twitter (@prologis) and #PLDImpact to see Prologis employees in action as they volunteer in their communities.
Habitat for Humanity U.S. Team Builds
Prologis team members will help to beautify a community park as part of a Neighborhood Revitalization Park project.
The Prologis team will participate in A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) Neighborhood Revitalization Home Repair, painting, fixing ramps and removing brush and trees.
Trinity (Fort Worth, TX)
Prologis team members will help build two homes contributing to neighborhood revitalization efforts in Hillside Morningside.
The Prologis team will assist with framing walls, installing siding, hanging drywall, caulking, priming, painting, landscaping and cleaning, thereby building not only a home, but also a strong foundation for a family.
DuPage (Wheaton, IL)
Prologis volunteers will put-up walls and work on a deck at a house in the Bensenville community.
Partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, Prologis employees will paint, landscape, repair and upgrade to enhance the aesthetic of a home in North Memphis.
Prologis employees will work shoulder to shoulder with Habitat LA to create affordable homeownership opportunities for six low income families in Bellflower. All six families reside in substandard housing where mold, overcrowding and inadequate heating and cooling directly compromise their health, safety and well-being. The Prologis team will frame walls and help with sheathing. During lunch hour, the Prologis team will meet with one of the Bellflower families to learn about their journey to homeownership.
East Bay/Silicon Valley
The Prologis team will be building three playhouses, fabricating walls, doors, windows and trim, constructing roofs and painting the structures. The playhouses will go to families affiliated with Blue Star Moms, an organization of mothers with sons and daughters currently serving or honorably discharged from the United States’ Armed Forces.
The Prologis team will repair three mobile homes occupied by low income elderly women who cannot afford to fund necessary repairs.
The Prologis team will volunteer at one of Denver’s Restores, which sell donated furniture and building materials, or help construct homes at Sheridan Square, a multi-year project comprising 63 units designed to house approximately 125 adults and 225 children.
The Prologis team will work with the affiliate’s Restore, helping with things like picking up donations, customer service , cleaning, fixing and organizing donations in the store. Volunteers will also help with Restore’s metal recycling program and social media posting.
Habitat for Humanity International Builds
The Prologis Japan team will improve the living environment at a foster home by painting walls, cleaning windows, cleaning the playground, cutting grass and painting playground equipment.
The Prologis team will work to improve six homes in the Apodaca community.
The Prologis team will work on a playground and garden space for a women and children’s home serving refugees.
The Prologis team will support construction of a youth addiction recovery center and hostel that supports sober living after addiction therapy.
The Prologis team will support Habitat Hungary's social rental project which renovates abandoned flats to house the formerly homeless, helping them break the cycle of poverty and homelessness.
The Prologis team will join Habitat at one of their ten local ReStores which sell donated furniture and building materials, helping with visual merchandising, pricing and refurbishing donated items. Not only do ReStores keep items from ending up in a dumpster but they also cover Habitat for Humanity GTA's administration fees.