Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Foundation announced today the donation of 30 high-efficiency water heaters to the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity, located in Menasha, Wisconsin. The Foundation is committed to making communities a better place to live and achieves this goal by partnering with and supporting charitable organizations in the communities where A. O. Smith operates. The company owns and operates Water-Right, a manufacturer of water treatment products and state-certified water testing lab located in Appleton, Wisconsin which employs over 75 individuals living and working in the Fox Cities area.
“We’re grateful for this very generous donation from the A. O. Smith Foundation and their longstanding support. Donations such as these are the lifeblood of our organization and these water heaters will more than cover our annual needs in both our home repair and construction programs. We thank A. O. Smith Foundation for their contribution to our mission of ensuring everyone in the Fox Cities has a decent and affordable place to live,” said John Weyenberg, president and chief operating officer, Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity.
“We commend the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity for their efforts to empower families and inspire community-wide action to break the cycle of poverty, and we are proud to support this incredible organization doing such important work. Though this past year has been especially difficult, Habitat for Humanity continues to bring hope to families while building communities, one home at a time,” said Rita Schwalbach, foundation manager, A.O. Smith Foundation.
In 2020, the A. O. Smith Foundation provided support for over 200 nonprofit organizations totaling over $1.7 million.
About A. O. Smith
A.O. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AOS), the Company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment and air purification products. For more information, visit www.aosmith.com.
About Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity
Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity is an innovative leader in diverse housing solutions. With Habitat’s help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.