October is Mallinckrodt’s Global Month of Service, a company-wide initiative encouraging employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer and fundraising events.
Housing insecurity is a stark reality for far too many families in the United States. From big cities to small towns, the need for affordable, safe and stable housing is on the rise, but Habitat for Humanity is here to help. Working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries, Habitat for Humanity is on a mission to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
On October 24, the Technical Operations team from Mallinckrodt’s site in Raleigh, North Carolina lent a helping hand at the Habitat for Humanity of Wake County. They were involved in many construction projects throughout the day working across three different build sites. Major activities across the three home sites included applying siding, adding framing in bathrooms for handicap supports, widening doorway frames and insulating internal framing prior to drywall.
“Volunteering with Habitat Wake was the perfect team building experience and we look forward to doing more with this organization in the future,” said Nick Lanzi, Technical Operation Manager. “We even had the opportunity to work side-by-side with a few of the future homebuyers, which made the day even more impactful. Knowing we made a direct and meaningful difference in the lives of these families was such a great feeling!”
Since 1985, Habitat Wake has partnered with more than 625 families in Wake County. This year, they have a goal of building 83 new homes and completing 50 home repairs locally and providing funds for the construction of 125 homes globally. To learn more about Habitat Wake and how they bring people together to build homes, communities and hope, please visit https://www.habitatwake.org/.
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