CLEVELAND, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NEST, a leading integrated facilities management company on the frontlines of helping the retail industry resume operations amidst the pandemic, announced they are donating funds to charities across the country. The beneficiaries are selected by NEST's clients to support local charities. Ohio-based JOANN selected Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition to receive a share of the donation. The nonprofit's vision is to achieve heath equality in the African American population.
NEST manages more than 59,000 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada. Since mid-March, they have focused on reopening stores that were closed due to the pandemic and implementing new innovative strategies in the areas of janitorial, HVAC, curb-side pickup and operational procedures in response to COVID-19. Through their "NEST Nurtures" philanthropic program, NEST is committing over $70,000 to charities in 2020.
"During this unprecedented time in our nation, we want to work with our partners to give back to their local communities and support charities who are doing important work right now," said NEST CEO, Rob Almond. "Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition is a worthy cause that is fighting for healthcare equality in the African American community. We are thrilled that our client, JOANN, selected them."
NEST is the pioneer of the Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) industry in the United States and Canada since 1994. NEST's Integrated Facilities Management solution pairs financial acumen and business analytics with a strategic consultative approach. To learn more about NEST, visit enterNEST.com or follow NEST on LinkedIn.
About Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition
Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition's vision is to achieve health equality in the African American/Black population. Their mission is to address disparities and inequities in education, employment housing, health and the impact on African American health disparities by working to empower, educate and advocate for under-served populations.
For more than 75 years, JOANN has inspired creativity in the hearts, hands, and minds of its customers. From a single storefront in Cleveland, Ohio, the nation's leading fabric and craft retailer has grown to include more than 865 stores across 49 states and an industry-leading e-commerce business. For store locations, project ideas, and a full product offering, visit joann.com.
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