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Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair announced that over the course of 2020, it donated more than $12 million to social impact initiatives across its global footprint.
The Boston-based company also renewed its commitment to long-standing partners Habitat for Humanity International and Homes for Our Troops. Donations at check-out to these organizations more than doubled this year.
“At Wayfair, we have always believed in supporting our communities and, as the leader in home, we are continuously looking for ways to leverage our operational capabilities and expertise to make an impact,” said Niraj Shah, CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, Wayfair. “From quickly mobilizing to deliver supplies to field hospitals to support pandemic relief to providing resources for students to help make the transition to home learning as seamless as possible, I am continuously impressed by the agility and ingenuity of our team as they stepped up to support our communities during a critical time.”
In 2020, Wayfair supported local and international communities in a variety of ways. Early on in the pandemic, the team delivered much needed supplies to hospitals and quarantine sites and helped set up field hospitals and emergency housing in locations across the U.S. and the UK. Wayfair also launched