Volunteers Make Finishing Touches Renovating Benton Harbor Park

By: Jordan Hatfield

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Over one-hundred volunteers from the Whirlpool Corporation and the Benton Harbor community came out as part of Whirlpool's "Day of Impact," a program meant to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday-- and the end of slavery in the US-- through community service, to put the finishing touches on the newly revitalized Union Park.

Whirlpool contributed $500,000 to the project as part of the city's master plan to update and upgrade its parks.

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Benton Harbor High School Students Attend Whirlpool Corporation Welcome Event for New Mentoring Program

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33 students from Benton Harbor High School in Benton Harbor, Mich. attended a Whirlpool Corp. Welcome Event for our new mentoring program aimed at educating students about possible careers in both the technical and engineering fields. 

The event took place at our Benton Harbor Technical Center to provide students with an opportunity to visit and tour one of Whirlpool Corp's facilities which allowed them to interact with employees currently working in the field and seek guidance from their Whirlpool Corp. employee mentors.

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Whirlpool Corporation's Amy Doroff and Tyra Woodruff Receive Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards

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Launched in 2012 by The Manufacturing Institute - MI, the STEP Women’s Initiative is the nation’s marquee program to close the gender gap in manufacturing. STEP works to foster a 21st-century manufacturing workforce by elevating and inspiring women in the manufacturing industry through recognition, research and leadership, as well as by motivating former winners to mentor the next generation of female manufacturing leaders.

Benton Harbor Family Moves Into 'Buildbetter With Whirlpool' Home


After renting a home for several years, Jasmine was ready to move into a home of her own. “Because I have six kids, my credit wasn’t great. My house had mold issues, it was located in a bad area and had been broken into multiple times,” said Jasmine. She decided she wanted something better. “I was looking for something with more stability and something I can grow with.”

Whirlpool Corporation's Net Zero Commitment First Anniversary

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On this first anniversary of our commitment to reach net zero emissions in our plants and operations by 2030, we're proud to share that since announcing our commitment we more than doubled our Scope 1&2 emissions reductions, and we plan to double that again in 2022.

Learn more about our commitment here, https://lnkd.in/ggjsz6v

Whirlpool Corporation Offers New Benefits for the Modern Family

Whirlpool Corporation’s Be*Well initiatives provide U.S. employees with new holistic wellbeing offerings

As part of Whirlpool Corporation’s ongoing commitment to wellbeing, the company has introduced a holistic “Be*Well” initiative. It provides a range of support and resources to empower and encourage employees to be well in all aspects of their lives at home and work. The company’s commitment is designed to support employees holistically—and provide resources for healthy and balanced living—which includes physical, mental, financial, social, developmental and personal wellbeing.

Working Together to Eliminate Waste

Whirlpool Corp’s Amana, Iowa Operations provides wastewater treatment for local Middle Amana community

A few yards away from where thousands of Whirlpool Corp. employees are busily building refrigerators at its Amana, Iowa plant, a dedicated team of specialists is working around the clock to treat the wastewater generated each day by the plant—while also processing wastewater for the residents of nearby Middle Amana, Iowa, as well.

This symbiotic relationship has been going on since 1980, when an agreement was signed between Amana Refrigeration and the Middle Amana Sanitary District.

Habitat for Humanity and Whirlpool Corp. Study Illustrates How Energy-Efficient Appliances Can Help Low-Income Families Lower Their Utility Bills


Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) recently collaborated with Habitat for Humanity International to produce a study that demonstrates the potential savings low-income households may save with the use of energy-efficient appliances.

This Earth Day, Whirlpool Corp. Reflects on Its Commitment to Sustainability With Recent Investments in Its Operations and the Planet

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The theme for Earth Day this year is “Invest in our planet,” and that is exactly what Whirlpool Corp. is doing, with investments in its company and the planet as part of its commitment to sustainable operations. This includes investments in renewable energy, manufacturing plant retrofits, and on-going energy, water, and waste reduction projects.

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Whirlpool Corporation's Diversity Council at Clyde

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Over time, Monicia Hall has seen increased opportunities and improvements from leadership at Whirlpool Corp. Monicia mentioned one woman who inspired her and said, “[Diane] was always encouraging me to do more and gave me opportunities, so I started a Diversity Council at Clyde “to help others understand and embrace the differences and value of a diverse workplace and community.” Starting the Diversity Council has been one of Monicia’s highlights from her many years at Whirlpool.


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