We're passionate about winning, but know our success isn't measured in profits alone.
Through Limited Brands/Mast Cares, established in response to the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami, our associates around the world have donated thousands of volunteer hours and more than $1.8 million to international charity initiatives.
Mast Global, the sourcing and production arm of Limited Brands, has a global network of factories and associates arounds the world. Because of this global network of relationships, resources and associates, Mast and Limited Brands are in a unique position to provide such critical dollars and volunteer hours to communities in need around the globe. The primary areas of focus include organizations whose major purpose is providing practical and compassionate support to women and children's health, welfare and education around the globe. Embedded in this focus is a commitment to inclusion.
Some of our charitable efforts include:
- Purchasing and delivering of shelters, mattresses and hygiene kits to families impacted by an earthquake in Indonesia;
- Renovating a training facility and providing vocational training to students in Indonesia;
- Building of an emergency shelter for at-risk children in Israel;
- Providing free medical, dental and optometric care to children and the elderly in Vietnam;
- Building a library of "talking books" for blind community in Vietnam;
- Creating programs to provide clean water to communities in Sri Lanka;
- Building homes for orphaned children in Sri Lanka and providing ongoing support for the care of the girls and boys who live in them;
- Supporting a child development program in India; and
- Assisting with home improvements for elderly women in Hong Kong.
The mission is simply to do good in the international communities where our associates live and work by effectively funding and volunteering for projects that make a difference in the lives of women and children. In doing so, we strive to strengthen and deepen the community partnerships that are so important to our business and our associates.