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Prologis and Memphis Habitat partner during global day of service

Memphis, Tenn. (May 19, 2017)Prologis employees joined Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis today as part of the company’s fifth annual day of service, IMPACT Day. This is the first time Prologis and Memphis Habitat have joined together for this annual volunteer event. The volunteers helped paint a home and build a flower bed in the Frayser neighborhood.

“Volunteers are essential to the work that we do and the impact we have on the community,” said Dwayne Spencer, president and CEO of Memphis Habitat. “It’s thanks to companies like Prologis that see the value in providing volunteer opportunities to their employees that we are able  to help more homeowners build strength, stability and self-reliance through housing.”

Prologis employees volunteered in more than 20 communities around the world on several Habitat efforts, including neighborhood revitalization and construction. In addition to the United States, Prologis employees helped Habitat in Japan, Poland, Hungary, Mexico and Canada.

During the company’s IMPACT Day, more than 1,600 Prologis employees volunteered with more than 60 nonprofits in 60 cities around the world. Globally, Prologis partners with organizations that operate in the company's focus areas of education, human welfare and the environment on its annual day of service and throughout the year.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis partners with people in our community to help them build or improve places they can call home through new home construction, rehabilitation projects and Aging in Place accessibility and mobility modifications for seniors. Since 1983, Memphis Habitat has helped more than 480 first-time homebuyers secure affordable mortgages and completed rehabilitation and home modification projects in partnership with more than 330 local homeowners, helping them achieve the independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families. For more information, visit memphishabitat.com.

Posted by Kim Morrison at 12:00 PM
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