City of Southfield partners with Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan and Eaton Corporation for Rebuilding Volunteer event June 8 & 9

June 8, 2022

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The city of Southfield, in partnership with Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan and Eaton Corporation, will host a Rebuilding Volunteer event at Seminole Park (Seminole Street, north of Shiawassee Road) and at 21816 Negaunee Street on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Eaton offers philanthropic opportunities through their “Annual Days of Caring” and will provide 57 employee volunteers to improve Seminole Park and various homes in Southfield. The park rehabilitation volunteer tasks include woodchip installation, tree maintenance, fence, and playground area rejuvenation. The resident improvement project consists of exterior and interior volunteer work such as landscaping, power washing, painting, plumbing, door repair, as well as a refrigerator replacement, courtesy of Eaton.

Rebuilding Together is a premier nonprofit community revitalization organization that makes essential restorations to help neighbors stay safe in their homes. With the mission to repair homes, revitalize communities and rebuild lives, Rebuilding Together is positioned to execute housing plans that address the needs of each community. The organization unites with corporate and community partners and supplies 100,000 volunteers to complete 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Rebuilding Together believes in five core values: community, teamwork, diversity, innovation, and mission.

Eaton Corporation was founded in 1911 and serves customers in over 170 countries. As an intelligent power management company that employs 85,000 people worldwide, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE close to a century and has reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021. The firm is dedicated to improving the quality of life with power management technologies that protect the environment through global growth trends of electrification and digitalization. Eaton accelerates the planet’s transition to renewable energy and focuses on the success of its partnerships. The company recently won a Silver Communicator Award for its Global Inclusion and Diversity Transparency report.

For more information, contact the Housing Department at (248) 796-5119.