Ahead Of Thanksgiving-Electrolux Donates $150K In Cooking Utensils
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – At an event held in Springfield Tennesse Monday, Electrolux donated $150,000 in kitchenware for area nonprofits, partnering with United Way to facilitate the donations.
The event was held COVID-19 safe in the parking lot of United Way of Greater Nashville’s Robertson County Office in Springfield 5th Ave West office.
“Electrolux is committed to giving back to the communities that are home to its factories, including Springfield, Tenn. In partnership with the United Way of Greater Nashville, Robertson County Office, the Electrolux Springfield Cooking Manufacturing Facility has donated 7,300 pieces of kitchenware ranging from pots, pans, and bakeware to cooking utensils,” said Electrolux CEO, Nolan Pike. “Four of United Way of Greater Nashville’s agency partners had the opportunity to shop for free in 15-minute increments to select items to give to the families and individuals they serve.” For our full interview with Mr. Pike, see our video report above.
About United Way of Greater Nashville
At United Way, we unite the community and mobilize resources so that every child, individual and family thrives. Together, we are working to create a community where every child receives a quality education, no one lives in poverty or poor health, and the most basic needs of our families are met. We are uniquely positioned to the lead this fight by bringing individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government to the table to have the tough conversations, mobilize the resources and make the smart investments that will create lasting solutions for our region’s most pressing issues. For more information, visit unitedwaygreaternashville.org and follow us on social media @UWNashville.
Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2019 Electrolux had sales of SEK 119 billion and employed 49,000 people around the world. For more information go to www.electroluxgroup.com.
The Electrolux Major Appliances North America cooking manufacturing facility in Springfield Tenn., produces 30” gas and electric freestanding ranges. The Springfield facility is part of the global manufacturing network of Electrolux Group.