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Andersen Donates $325,000 to Support Disaster Relief Efforts

Product Donation of Windows and Doors Support Rebuilding Efforts

BAYPORT, Minn., October 16, 2017 – Andersen Corporation and the Andersen Corporate Foundation are providing $325,000 in monetary support and product donations to help the people and communities impacted by Hurricane Maria, Irma and Harvey.

The Andersen Corporate Foundation announced a $50,000 donation to Americares to support Hurricane Maria humanitarian efforts. The Foundation will be donating $125,000 to the American Red Cross comprised of a $75,000 donation and $50,000 in employee matching grants.

Andersen Corporation is donating $150,000 of windows and doors to help Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties in North Fort Meyers, Florida and Houston Habitat for Humanity with repair and rebuilding efforts.

“The Andersen team is pleased to support the relief and rebuilding efforts of impacted communities following the unprecedented devastation of Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey,” said Jay Lund, Andersen Chairman and CEO.

Americares is a non-profit disaster relief organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs.

“Americares emergency response teams are delivering medicine and working to restore health services for Hurricane Maria survivors,” said Americares Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer Christine Squires. “This very generous gift from Andersen Corporate Foundation will allow us to help more families in Puerto Rico and Dominica recover from this catastrophic storm.”

About Americares

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states with over $600 million in innovative health programs and quality medical aid. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.

About Andersen Corporation

Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door products under the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, Silver Line®, American Craftsman®, EMCO® and Weiland® brands. Andersen was founded in 1903 and employs more than 12,000 people in locations across North America. Andersen is a privately held company. Visit us at andersencorporation.com.

“Andersen” and all other marks where denoted are trademarks of Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries. © 2017 Andersen Corporation. All rights reserved.

Media Contact:

Kimberly Welch

kimberly.welch@andersencorp.com

(651) 264-2930

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Andersen Partners with Habitat’s ABWK Program

 

The Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP) at Andersen is a rotational program where participants spend time in different groups, learning the many elements of our Operations department while also developing their leadership skills.

On July 26, 11 members of our OLDP program volunteered for the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness program. The experience was an opportunity to give back to the community and to get to know one another better. Employees spent the day painting the exterior of a house, freshening up window trim and cleaning the exterior of the garage.

“This was a great way to create a fun event while OLDP members from across the enterprise were in town together,” said Dan Durch, Engineering Lead/Supervisor at our Bayport window plant. “A Brush with Kindness is a great opportunity for the OLDP to give back to our community and make an immediate home improvement that the homeowner is so excited about!”

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