March 2, 2020
Do it Best launches charitable foundation
FORT WAYNE, IN—Do it Best Corp. announces the launch of the Do it Best Foundation to distribute grants to organizations that align with its giving pillars and generate the biggest impact in their communities to help them be great places to live, work, and play.
“Do it Best has a long tradition of supporting local causes and agencies that are committed to serving the needs of others,” said Dan Starr, President and CEO of Do it Best Corp. “We have been inspired to take that commitment to the next level with the formation of the Do it Best Foundation, where we look forward to offering even more support to community organizations and initiatives.”
The new foundation will focus on four key areas for its charitable giving:
- Health and wellness: ensuring there are adequate resources to support the growth of healthy families
- Youth enrichment: encouraging developmental, educational and extracurricular activities to strengthen the minds and bodies of children and prepare them for successful futures
- The Arts: supporting vibrant culture displayed through creativity
- The Community: developing stronger connections among our citizens and building a greater appreciation for what makes our neighborhoods and towns unique and worth preserving
A committee is being created to review requests for funding. For more information on submitting a grant application, or to make a financial gift of support, visit doitbestfoundation.org.
About Do it Best Corp.
Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do it Best Corp. is the only U.S.-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales nearing $4 billion, Do it Best Corp. serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit doitbestonline.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.