2017

Care Counts - Whirlpool, USA

For most of us, having access to clean clothes every day is something easily taken for granted. But for thousands of schoolchildren, the lack of clean clothes is a source of shae so powerful it can keep them out of school. Whirlpool’s attempt to address the problem placed washers and dryers in schools in major areas of deprivation, then tracked whether the donations affected attendance rates. In the 47 participating schools, 90% of participating students improved their attendance and had an 89% increase in class participation. In 2017, over 1000 schools have requested the program.

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Care Counts - Whirlpool, USA