In 1946, Lowe’s was established in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. It quickly became an integral part of the small, Carolina foothills community – a role the company’s founder and its employees took seriously. Now, after 70 years, 2,000 locations and over 290,000 employees later, Lowe’s continues to focus on serving both customers and communities to help people love where they live. As a sign of commitment to that service, Lowe’s established a company-wide volunteer program called “Lowe’s Heroes” in the 1990s. Through the program, Lowe’s employees strive to make a difference in the communities where they live and work, while connecting with their customers in and outside of stores.
Employees across the company – from stores to supply chain locations to customer support centers – are invited to participate in Lowe’s Heroes. They adopt a project of their choice that meets critical needs within Lowe’s key focus areas of community improvement and K-12 public/charter education.
But just how much of an impact are Lowe’s Heroes making? Take a look at what they accomplished in 2017:
Read and watch just a few of the many Lowe’s Heroes projects employees have completed.