Benton Harbor

KitchenAid, Community Volunteers Pitch in on Day of Caring

By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Chris Ball and his colleagues spent the better part of his workday pushing mulch on a playground.

This workday was different for Ball because he was taking part in the annual Day of Caring, where dozens of KitchenAid volunteers find local nonprofit organizations to help for a day.

KitchenAid Volunteers Clean Up Benton Harbor


BENTON HARBOR — Union Park was flooded with people Tuesday.

There wasn’t a pickup game or a picnic. Instead more than 30 volunteers from KitchenAid and Kinexus’ YouthBuild program were out cleaning and maintaining the Benton Harbor park.

Volunteers began working at 7 a.m., cutting down branches, spreading mulch and updating playground equipment until 3 p.m.

Whirlpool Corporation and Harbor Habitat for Humanity Partner with the Patterson and Murphy Families to Build Homes in Benton Harbor, Mich.

Press Release

Benton Harbor, Mich., February 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ —Whirlpool Corporation (NYSEWHR) and Harbor Habitat for Humanity have completed construction on the homes built in partnership with Tynisha Murphy and the Patterson family, dedicating the homes in a ceremony that took place December 8. The builds took place on side-by-side lots in the Harbor Shores community of Benton Harbor.

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