CNHI News Service
THE EAGLE-TRIBUNE (NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.)
BOSTON — New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc., through its charitable grant foundation, has contributed $1 million to Habitat for Humanity to assist Gulf Coast residents who lost homes to destructive tropical storms last summer.
Habitat for Humanity began work in September pre-building house frames at remote sites for delivery to affected areas in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama.
Construction is now set to start this spring, the organization said.
Boston-based New Balance, which also operates production facilities in Lawrence, Mass., previously donated $1 million of its products to hurricane relief.