Whirlpool Community Week - British Heart Foundation

Whirlpool UK Colleagues Dedicate 200 Hours to Volunteering in the Local Community

Colleagues of Peterborough based Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited, parent company to KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit, volunteered in their local community as part of the international Whirlpool Community Week initiative, 23rd – 27th September.

A total of 200 hours were spent helping three different charities: FoodCycle, British Heart Foundation and Little Miracles.

Whirlpool UK staff gave the kitchen space at FoodCycle in Peterborough a deep clean and helped to prepare and host a dinner for members of the local community. Colleagues also spent time working in two British Heart Foundation shops in Peterborough. Those who volunteered at Little Miracles maintained the garden, planted winter vegetables and painted benches and bright graphics around the centre, to make it as welcoming as possible for families and children with additional needs.

The Whirlpool Community Week initiative is now in its third year and has become global. The idea started in Italy in 2017, now more than 2,700 Whirlpool colleagues in 15 countries around the world worked alongside 32 non-profit organisations, for a total of more than 21,000 hours donated to the community.

Ian Moverley, UK Corporate Reputation and Public Affairs Director, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited, says: “The Whirlpool Community Week gives us the opportunity to celebrate the pride we have for the community in which we work and live. Colleagues were keen to get involved and spend time volunteering in Peterborough. We would like to thank FoodCycle, the British Heart Foundation and Little Miracles for the endless work they do for our community.”

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  1. Whirlpool UK employees dedicated 200 hours to volunteering in their local community

 About Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited:

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is managed by Whirlpool EMEA, part of Whirlpool Corporation, the global leader in manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. In 2016, Whirlpool Corporation generated annual revenue of $21 billion in annual sales, employs over 93,000 people with 70 centres of manufacturing and technology research worldwide. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Scholtès, Hotpoint, Indesit, and other big-name brands in over 170 countries. Whirlpool Corp.’s European Operations Centres are located in Pero (MI), Italy.

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited fully supports the AMDEA safety initiative, Register My Appliance, and is committed to encouraging householders to register their appliances: www.registermyappliance.org.uk

About Whirlpool Corporation:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centres in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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15th October 2019

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