Employees of Pratt & Whitney’s Materials Control
Laboratory (MCL) in East Hartford led the company’s global effort to collect
and donate mittens and gloves to the Marshall House Homeless Shelter in
Hartford during the recent holiday season.
Participating in the National
Mitten Tree Day on December 6th, Pratt & Whitney collected 146
pairs of mittens and gloves from employees all over the world, including as far
away as Taiwan and Korea. Pratt & Whitney’s MCL staff came together
on Dec. 6 to assemble the tree, shown in photo, which included mittens and
gloves from infant sized to extra-large men’s sizes and all sizes in
The Marshall House Homeless Shelter, the recipient of Pratt & Whitney’s donation, is an organization for families in need run by the Salvation Army. For more information about Pratt & Whitney’s community programs, visit http://utc-makethingsbetter.com.