Lowe’s India announced a generous donation to SOS Children’s Villages of India
As part of the ongoing commitment to serving communities in India, Lowe’s India partners with SOS India in 2017.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., announced a generous donation to SOS Children’s Villages of India, as part of its ongoing commitment to serving communities in India. As part of its Phase 1, Lowe’s India inaugurated a Basketball Court in SOS Children’s Village Bangalore in Bannerghatta today.
Inaugurating the basketball court, Mr. James Brandt, Managing Director of 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.”
About the partnership, Anuja Bansal, Secretary General of SOS Children’s Villages of India says, “SOS welcomes the partnership with Lowe’s India in ensuring livelihood security and holistic development of parentless and abandoned children. We are hopeful that the partnership will strive to provide safe and secure childhood to them and address the needs of few amongst 20 million parentless children in India.”
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects.
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About Lowe’s India
Lowe’s India is the global in-house center for Lowe’s Companies Inc., and is based out of Bengaluru, India. With over 1300+ employees, Lowe’s India defines and delivers innovative solutions in technology, analytics and shared services to help Lowe’s achieve enterprise productivity and growth. Our technology teams deliver projects in digital operations; e-commerce, mobile, infrastructure and corporate systems, and data analytics teams enable in making data-driven decisions in merchandising, store operations, finance and supply chain. Since its inception in 2014, Lowe’s India has contributed to the community through programs that focus on housing, education and environment.
About SOS Children’s Village Bangalore
Established in 1990, our work in SOS Village Bangalore revolves around looking after parentless and abandoned children and working towards their holistic development. To know more about SOS CV Bangalore, click here: https://www.soschildrensvillages.in/where-we-work/sos-children-s-village-bangalore