Care Counts™ by Whirlpool helps give kids access to clean clothes
Care Counts

Care Counts™ Laundry Program by Whirlpool
Education has a laundry problem

Every day, thousands of kids miss school because they don’t have access to clean clothes. Whirlpool is installing washers and dryers in schools to help.

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Dirty clothes lead kids to drop out.

Elementary students who frequently miss school risk falling behind their peers and a limited future. That’s why 25% of teachers use their own resources to help kids with dirty clothes1. If laundry day could happen any day, students’ lives could change.

1 in 5 Kids
1 in 5

1 in 5 students don't have access to clean clothes2, making them more likely to miss school

Graduation Cap
7x

Kids who miss school are 7x more likely to drop out2

All this progress is just the beginning.

Since 2015, Whirlpool continues outpacing its goals of the Care Counts laundry program. But until all kids have access to clean clothes, these numbers will always feel too small.

38,000 Kids
38,000 kids

have access to clean clothes through the program

82 Schools
82 schools

and counting are part of the program

18 Cities
18 cities

have been impacted by the program

CSC ServiceWorks gives schools receiving laundry pairs professional delivery, installation, maintenance and service calls

Whirlpool is partnering with CSC ServiceWorks, an industry leader in installation and service, to help more schools combat one aspect of the complex issue of chronic absenteeism with a simple solution — laundry.

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