The Lowe’s community begins with more than 300,000 associates and extends to their families and the communities where we live and work. We have a significant role to play—being a great place to work and investing in community programs that shape homes, communities and lives.
Investing in Our Communities
Through charitable contributions, volunteerism, scholarships and local partnerships, we have been investing in the communities we serve for over 65 years. We want to make the communities around us much stronger and more resilient, based on the premise that when our communities and people are strong, we are strong.
We demonstrate our focus on the critical needs affecting our associates, communities and industry by supporting safe, affordable housing initiatives as well as skilled trade education.
How we aim to better serve the communities where we work, live and play.
Reduce our lost-time incident rate each year as we pursue our goal of zero injuries
Contribute more than 3 million hours of associate community service by 2025
Invest $350M in our local communities through partnerships, grants and charitable contributions by 2025
Supporting community development through partnerships and volunteerism has long been one of our most important values.
Volunteerism and Charitable Contributions
We bring our community strategy to life through charitable giving and the hands-on service of Lowe’s Heroes. Each year, we donate millions to nonprofit organizations through corporate giving, store donations and the Lowe’s Foundation. We believe in helping make the American Dream a reality – driving affordable housing and economic mobility through skilled trade education, job creation and investment into every community we serve.
When disaster strikes, Lowe's teams rise to the occasion, helping our communities get back on their feet as quickly as possible after a storm. Our skills training, scholarship programs, and local vendor partnerships help to make our communities more economically resilient, while also improving quality of life.
We constantly monitor for extreme weather, partnering with local news stations to provide expert advice from local store leadership, to help prepare those who might be impacted.
Our team and their families are at the center of our success. Every day, our team of more than 300,000 works hard to ensure we deliver the right home improvement products, with the best service and value, across every channel and community we serve. They are part of the fabric of the communities they live in, and we do our best to take care of them each and every day.
Through innovative benefits offerings, safety programs, scholarship and training opportunities and our employee relief fund, we strive to treat our family just like you would treat yours. Our people are the foundation of everything we do, and their safety and well-being is a top priority.
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As a retailer, most of our impact on the world is driven by the products we sell. Through sustainable sourcing, ensuring the safety of our products, and helping our customers and employees live greener, we are committed to reducing this impact
to protect our common home: Earth.
We are committed to preserving our shared home, Earth, through sustainable practices while doing the right thing—acting responsibly, ethically and being transparent. We promise to never waiver from doing what’s right.