Whirlpool Corp. works closely with United Way to support programming around health, education and financial stability. In 2018, CEO Marc Bitzer was elected to the board of directors of United Way Worldwide. In 2021 alone, Whirlpool contributed nearly $4.5 million to United Way projects.
One of the most important relationships within the Whirlpool family is Maytag’s support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Since 2003, Maytag has provided more than 6,000 volunteers, hundreds of appliances and more than $9 million in donations and scholarships. Its support has had a positive impact on the lives of more than 100,000 children.