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Q+A with Veka: Care, Act, Grow

Companies that turn corporate social responsibility into action have a real impact on the communities they serve. VEKA Inc.’s President and CEO Joe Peilert and Corporate Marketing Director Steve Dillon share their insights on  CSR.   

PGT Innovations Donates to Breast Cancer Non-Profits

PGT Innovations donated $9,000 to various breast cancer non-profits by making breast cancer awareness t-shirts available for purchase to its employees earlier this year.

US LBM Foundation Matching Giving Tuesday Donations to Meals on Wheels

The US LBM Foundation will match up to $100,000 of all donations made online to Meals on Wheels America on Giving Tuesday, which is Tuesday, Nov. 29.

MITER Foundation Raises Record $2.3 Million at Charity Events

The MITER Foundation raises a record $2.3 million for cancer support, veterans' affairs, children's wellbeing, and local outreach at charity golf tournaments in Prescott, Arizona, and Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Milgard Windows and Doors Makes Donation in Recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Milgard Windows and Doors made a donation to the nonprofit Susan G. Komen "MORE THAN PINK" Walk in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan G. Komen is a nonprofit devoted to eradicating breast cancer, which has invested more than $2 billion in patient-support services and more than $1 billion…

MITER Foundation to Donate Over $80K to Breast Cancer Organizations

To begin, the MITER Foundation will present a $40,000 check to both the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is the fifth year in a row the Foundation has partnered with these charities.

Roto Frank of America Raises Money for MADD

Roto Frank of America, Inc. fundraised $2,000 to donate to Mothers Against Drunk Driving in honor of former Roto employee Kyle Hermann, who was killed in a drug-impaired driving accident in 2018 at the age of 23.

Masonite Donates Over $118,000 to Community Organizations

Through Masonite's We Help People Walk Through Walls community grant program, the company has been able to grant just over $118,000 to a variety of community organizations in the U.S., Mexico, U.K., and Chile.

PGT Innovations Provides Relief to Employees During Hurricane Ian

PGT Innovations helped rescue its stranded employees and their families in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Florida. The company also  distributed supplies to its staff in need, as well as provided an update on their facilities located in Florida. 

Q+A with VEKA: Next Gen Initiatives

Cultivating the next generation of workers through community support and industry education.

MI Charitable Foundation Raises Over $50K At Summer Concert

At this year's eighth annual Summer Concert, the MI Charitable Foundation was able to raise about $52,000 for charity, while hosting a fun-filled event with live music, food, games, and an auction. 

Milgard Team Members Install Vinyl Windows at Habitat Build Day

Milgard Windows and Doors employees had the amazing opportunity to help their local community, while also learning how to install the company's vinyl windows. 

MI Foundation Hosts Cyclists Raising Suicide Prevention Awareness

The MI Windows and Doors support center in Pennsylvania will host a group of cyclists during a rest stop on the “Loneliest Road North American Tour," which is cycling tour that raises money and awareness for suicide prevention. 

MI Charitable Foundation Awards $50K in Scholarships to Graduating High School Seniors

Each of the 50 students will receive $1,000 to offset the cost of their postsecondary education. Winners were selected based on a variety of criteria, including an essay outlining how they can make an impact in their community.

MI Foundation and Penn State Raise $33K for Children’s Pediatric Cancer Support

The MI Foundation donated $100 for every point that the Penn State football and men’s hockey teams scored at home this year, and added $1,000 for every team win and $100 for every pin that the wrestling team recorded at home.

VEKA Group engages in Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Campaign

VEKA Group announced its support for mental health and suicide prevention, which is part of its vision of "We Care. We Act. We Grow." VEKA Group will engage in targeted events for its employees around mental health and suicide prevention.

Fortune Brands Announces Flagship Partnership with Yellowstone Forever

In celebration of its 150-year anniversary, Yellowstone is revitalizing employee housing and enhancing sustainability efforts. Fortune Brands is making monetary contributions toward the preservation of Yellowstone National Park and donating products from each of its business units to help update…

Crystal Windows Chairman Donates $1.1 Million for Queens College School of the Arts

The Thomas Chen Family/Crystal Windows Endowment will promote contemporary visual Asian art at Queens College through exhibitions, student scholarships, and a visiting artist program.

PGT Innovations Supports Veterans With Donation of Over $9,000 Between Two Nonprofits

PGT Innovations recently donated $9,580 between two nonprofit organizations, Operation Warrior Resolution and Wounded Warrior Project.

MI Charitable Foundation Raises a Record $2.2M for Charity at Annual Golf Outing

The MI Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Pennsylvania-based manufacturer MI Windows and Doors, set a new fundraising record for the fourth straight year at its annual charity golf outing, held Oct. 4-6 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

PGT Innovations Provides Hurricane Ida Relief Supplies to Louisiana Community

PGT Innovations hosted a drive-thru hurricane relief supplies distribution event on-site at the future NewSouth Window factory showroom in Metairie, La.

FGIA and World Vision to Partner for Hygiene Kit Build at 2021 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance will partner with World Vision during the 2021 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference, Oct. 18-21, to build and donate hygiene kits to a shelter in Phoenix, where the conference will be held.

Solar Innovations Raises Over $5,500 for Three Local Nonprofits

Solar Innovations Architectural Glazing Systems team donated over $5,500, to be split between three organizations, during its 2021 second quarter Solar Cares campaign.

CGI Windows & Doors Awards Four Florida Heroes With $6,000 Each

Hialeah, Florida-based CGI Windows & Doors, part of the PGT Innovations family of brands, is recognizing four Florida residents as heroes through its “CGI Heroes: Celebrating Strength” initiative.

Cornerstone Building Brands Supports Habitat for Humanity; Names Luke Bryan Celebrity Ambasssador

Cornerstone Building Brands Inc.'s Home for Good project will provide $525,000 in product and financial support to Habitat for Humanity International through 2021.

Andersen Shares $33 Million in Profits with Employees, Donates $4 Million to Local Communities

This year's total payout of $33 million will result in $3,500 per eligible employee, which the company reports is $1,000 above the target for the year and 40 percent higher than 2019.

Cornerstone Building Brands Helps Build Affordable Housing during COVID-19

Cornerstone Building Brands extended its Connecting Communities initiative, which helps build affordable housing with families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MI Foundation Raises Nearly $80K in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Through the MI Charitable Foundation, MI Windows and Doors, Milgard Windows & Doors, and their business partners raised nearly $80,000 in October to support breast cancer awareness month. 

MI Foundation Raises Over $1M for Charity at Annual Golf Outing

With the support of suppliers, customers, team members, and additional business partners, MI and Milgard Windows & Doors raised a record $1.4 million for charity at this year's annual MI Foundation Charity Golf Outing.

MI Windows and Milgard Raise Awareness, Funds for Breast Cancer Research

MI Windows and Milgard Windows & Doors will donate more than $50,000 towards breast cancer research in October, according to a press release. The companies' nonprofit affiliate, the MI Charitable Foundation is committed to donating $25,000 to both the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the…

Milgard Windows & Doors Participates in Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Milgard Windows & Doors team members volunteered their time and labored alongside the future homeowner of a Tyler Court home in support of Tacoma/Pierce County Washington Habitat for Humanity build day. The Habitat for Humanity house features energy efficient Milgard Style Line Series vinyl…

PGT Innovations Delivers Post-Storm Aid to Louisiana

PGT Innovations held a drive-thru Hurricane Laura Relief Supplies Distribution Event in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Sept. 2, where the Florida-based company provided emergency supplies to those affected by the recent Category 4 hurricane. 

US LBM Foundation Donates $100,000 to Meals on Wheels' COVID-19 Response

The US LBM Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by specialty building materials distributor US LBM, donated $100,000 to the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund, managed by Meals on Wheels America.

Roto Frank of America Donates Surgical Masks

Roto Frank of America Inc. of Chester, CT donated surgical masks to the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 8. 

Hope After the Storm

With hurricanes predicted to worsen in the coming years, according to a study by Yale University, the resiliency conversation is more important to the building products industry than ever. Certainly, smart building practices and materials are paramount to the conversation, but even the strongest of…

How to Dispose of Unwanted Inventory… and Do Good

Many manufacturers, distributors and window and door retailers face an ongoing challenge: disposing of surplus inventory. Many practice discounting, liquidating and auctioning unwanted merchandise, but this labor-intensive work can yield little profit.  Another idea is to donate products to…