Greenwich, Conn.-based United Rentals last week announced that it will donate professional contractor supplies, including an infrared VAL6 space heater, to Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (HFHCFC) in Bridgeport, Conn. The supplies are primarily personal protection equipment and hand tools that will be used to build affordable housing for low-income families.
"Our company is pleased to provide Habitat for Humanity's volunteers with the contractor supplies that they need to improve the quality of life for area residents," said Michael DeCata, vice president, contractor supplies for United Rentals.
United Rentals, the world's largest equipment rental company, also sells a full range of contractor supplies at its branches.
"These supplies will support our work with families to help them help themselves to rebuild their lives, their homes and their communities," said Robert Knebel, president and CEO of HFHCFC.
No. 1 on the RER 100, United Rentals has an integrated network of more than 740 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico.