PROVO, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vivint Smart Home today announced that Engage for Good, a premier social good and cause-related marketing professional organization, recognized Vivint with a 2019 Silver Halo Award in its Social Service category. The Engage for Good Halo Awards program, now in its 17th year, is North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. Other finalists in the category included Suave, Subaru and Williams Sonoma.
“Helping people is core to Vivint’s DNA,” said Holly Mero-Bench, director of Vivint Gives Back. “Supporting our communities through Vivint Gives Back is a priority for the entire company. Our employees love the opportunity to donate and volunteer their time to serve those in need.”
The American Business Awards also recently honored Vivint with a Silver Stevie Award and designated Vivint Gives Back, the company’s philanthropic foundation, a Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year. The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the U.S. This year’s Stevie Award winners were selected from more than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry.
In 2018 alone, Vivint employees dedicated more than 18,000 volunteer hours and raised more than $1.3 million towards a variety of worthy causes:
- Vivint partnered with the NBA’s Utah Jazz to build a special sensory room at the Vivint Smart Home Arena for children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Vivint and its employees contributed more than $325,000 to the National Autism Association and other organizations in support of helping children with autism, and nearly $100,000 to the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics.
- Vivint teamed up with The Heritage Community, a treatment center for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities near its corporate headquarters, to begin building a state-of-the-art $2 million residential treatment facility for teenagers with autism.
- Vivint joined with Feed My Starving Children to host an event where nearly 600 employees and their families packaged more than 200,000 meals for children with special needs living in orphanages in third-world countries.
For more information about Vivint Gives Back, visit: www.vivint.com/givesback.
About Vivint Smart Home
Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than 1.4 million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.vivint.com.