Transamerica announced its plan to team up with
According to the company, as part of Transamerica's commitment to volunteerism, nearly 500 employees are banding together to support local neighborhood stabilization efforts during the month of May.
"Transamerica understands that the success of tomorrow relies on what we are able to build today and we are bringing this idea home to the communities where we live and work," said
The volunteer effort will include hundreds of employees from Transamerica Retirement Services, Diversified, Transamerica Employee Benefits, Transamerica Retirement Management, Transamerica Stable Value Solutions,
Participating Transamerica employees will gather at their respective build sites for a full day, helping either to transform existing properties or to build new homes in partnership with Habitat partner families.
Transamerica employees' efforts help revitalize neighborhoods in the following cities:
"I am proud to be part of a company so deeply committed to the communities," said
Once complete, each home will be sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. Families are selected through an application process based on level of need, and a willingness to partner by investing "sweat equity."
The Transamerica companies offer an array of financial services and products with a common purpose: to help individuals, families, and businesses build, protect and preserve their hard-earned assets.
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