Harley-Davidson donated more than $4.5 million to support various charitable groups in 2012.
The donations, which include both grants and merchandise, went to several organizations, including those around Harley-Davidson‘s bases in Milwaukee, Wis., York, Pa., and Kansas City, Mo., but also to groups across the nation.
The Milwaukee chapter of Habitat for Humanity received a $200,000 grant for its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, helping fund housing projects in the Washington Park community. Another $284,000 went to the United Way of Greater Milwaukee to fund outreach and support programs. More than $1 million in discontinued Harley-Davidson apparel and accessories were donated to Milwaukee-based Threads of Hope, which will distribute the donation to various agencies in southeastern Wisconsin. Continue Reading »