Hanes Launches Support for National Park Foundation

Hanes unveils a new partnership with the National Park Foundation. 

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-Hanes unveils a new partnership with the National Park Foundation. The apparel company joins the ranks of other organizations partnering with the foundation to support its Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement, a campaign that helps people find select outdoor activities at parks across the United States.

“This tremendous opportunity marries the incredible impact of the National Park Foundation with a leading brand of global recognition,” says Will Shafroth, president of the National Park Foundation. “With a commendable record of environmental and social stewardship, HanesBrands will be a powerhouse in helping the foundation carry out its mission to ensure the vitality and promise of America’s National Park System for future generations.”

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The company continually puts environmentally-oriented initiatives in focus, including an annual carbon emissions report, and efforts to divert 100 percent of production waste from landfills by 2020.  

“This is a great partnership between two iconic organizations to support an important mission and benefit America’s national parks,” states John T. Marsh, group president of the global activewear division at Hanes. “The work of the National Park Foundation matches the spirit of our company values.”

With the partnership, the company also supports the foundation’s Centennial Campaign for America’s National Parks. The campaign focuses on multiple fronts to preserve national parks including extensions of park trails, landscape and habitat restoration, and sustainability improvements. The initiative has raised more than $470 million in private donations towards its efforts to date.

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