FactSet Joins Forces with Homefront to Revitalize the Carver Community Center

On Saturday, May 6, FactSet joined forces with HomeFront to revitalize the Carver Community Center. “FactSet employees have participated in an annual HomeFront project for 19 years,” said Laura Ruhe, S.V.P of Corporate Social Responsibility at FactSet. “This year over 50 employees painted the inside of the Carver Community Center, built sturdy wooden benches that encircle Carver’s outdoor basketball courts, and created a covered outdoor space that will serve many community events and will be especially appreciated by the kids in Carver’s summer education program. FactSet and Carver have had a long partnership as FactSet has supported the Carver annual college tour as a part of our strategic focus on education.”

“Carver is grateful to Laura, who also serves as a member of Carver’s Board of Directors, and to all the FactSet employees who care about the success of our students,” said Novelette Peterkin, Carver’s Executive Director. “We were thrilled to work with Carver to enhance the facilities that support the amazing work Carver accomplishes for the K-12 students in Carver’s after-school and summer programs,” added Laura Ruhe.  “We are so impressed by the clear and measurable impact that the Carver programs have on the students in the Norwalk community.”

This was the 30th annual HomeFront Day that unites volunteers from faith communities, civic groups, and corporations to help homeowners and nonprofit organizations. The first HomeFront Day completed 16 projects in Norwalk in the spring of 1988.