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Phoenix High School Builds Laundry Room to Assist Underprivileged Students


At Maya High School in Phoenix, Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete with a washing machine, a dryer, and even laundry detergent—no quarters or cards needed.

Whirlpool Brand: Helping Keep Kids in School

Whirlpool Hosted Chicago Ideas Week Lab Highlighting the Heartbreaking Reality Facing Students Nationwide – Lack of Access to Clean Clothes

Education has a laundry problem and Whirlpool is fighting back. Did you know that according to teachers nationwide 1 in 5 students don’t have access to clean clothes[1]? Dirty clothes lead to students missing school and students who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out[2]. The Care Counts™ laundry program, established in 2015, is committed to helping remove one small but important barrier to attendance – access to clean clothes – by installing washers and dryers in schools.

Education Has a Laundry Problem: Whirlpool Helps Fight Back by Expanding Landmark Program to Schools Across Nation

Surprising Solution For One Factor Contributing to Chronic Absenteeism Backed by Successful Three-Year Study: Access to Clean Clothes Leads to Increased Attendance and Grades

Education has a laundry problem and Whirlpool brand is fighting back. According to teachers nationwide, one in five students struggle with access to clean clothes, leading students to miss school. Students who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out.

In the midst of Attendance Awareness Month (September) and as chronic absenteeism, a hidden educational crisis, is top of mind, Whirlpool brand is picking up the pace in its quest to prevent kids from missing school by removing one small but important barrier to attendance – access to clean clothes.

Care Counts™ School Laundry Program Exposes Link Between Clean Clothes and Attendance

In the first year of the program, 90% of tracked students improved attendance
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., August 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Teachers around the country estimate that nearly one in five students struggle with access to clean clothes. This seemingly small barrier can have a significant impact on a student’s academic experience. More than half of teachers surveyed believe these students are more likely to struggle with absenteeism, a critical issue impacting an estimated five to 10 million students each year.

Whirlpool Corporation Adds Cooking Appliances to Products Meeting New Sustainability Standard

Ranges and built-in ovens among first to be certified by Underwriters Laboratory
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today that nine of the Whirlpool brand’s cooking appliances are among the industry’s first certified under the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) Sustainability Standard for Cooking Products.  Seven model ranges and two built-in ovens received certification of the standard which was developed by an AHAM task force focused on developing new efficiency standards for 2015.

19-Year-Old New Jersey Native Recognizes Grandmother’s Care in Touching Musical Tribute

Whirlpool Brand and Award-Winning Artist Hunter Hayes Reveal “Care is Musical” Contest Winner’s
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Whirlpool brand and triple-threat entertainer Hunter Hayes reveal the winning performance of “You Are My Sunshine” that will be part of a 60-second commercial airing in front of tens of millions of people. Selected from more than 400 submissions around the country, Alex Bell’s winning performance is an extraordinary “thank you” to her grandmother for her tireless love and support.

Whirlpool Brand and Award-Winning Artist Hunter Hayes Celebrate the Power of Care on Feb. 8

Compete For the Chance to Perform in a National Ad
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Benton Harbor, Mich., January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Whirlpool brand Every day, care™ campaign honors the often unsung caregivers who keep families on track by doing the washing, cooking and cleaning. People often express their gratitude for these acts of care through music, which is why Whirlpool brand, with triple-threat entertainer Hunter Hayes, is inviting people around the country to record and dedicate their unique version of “You Are My Sunshine” as a tribute to a loved one. On Feb.

Watch the Video on Whirlpool® Connect to care™ Program at CES 2015

The first app that combines charity and home appliances.
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What if every load of laundry you did could help build a house for a family in need?

Watch the Video: CES 2015 Best of Innovation Winner, Duet® HybridCare™

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Meet the CES 2015 Best of Innovation Winner, Duet® HybridCare™. It uses 73% less energy than a traditional dryer.

CES 2015 First-look: Whirlpool Brand Gives Smart Laundry Pair a Heart

Brand unveils award-winning connected, donation-enabled washer and dryer
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool brand takes “smart appliances” to a whole new level with a newly designed top load pair – the Whirlpool® Smart Top Load Washer and Dryer that uses connected technology to not only better care for clothes, but enable families to help other families, load for load.

Showcasing award-winning innovation, every new feature of the top-load laundry pair is intentionally built to enhance the consumer’s experience and their ability to better care for clothes and those they love.  


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