Creating Disaster ResiliencyGAF improves the abilities of individuals, families and communities to adapt and recover from disasters. GAF aims to provide active support along the continuum of disaster preparedness, response and long-term recovery - with partnerships and programs.
Our Disaster Resiliency Partners
Helping Neighborsis critical to building community spirit across the nation. GAF works closely with key partners to provide grants and in-kind donations, and hands-on support from GAF employees, contractors and industry leaders.
Our Helping Neighbors Partners
Building Communitybrings people together in shared spaces to help invigorate the economic and social health in the places where we live and work. GAF is driving initiatives to address the needs in the 27 communities where our plants and offices are located, focusing on projects where we can offer our products and expertise.
Our Building Community Partners
Female trailblazers create a community of belonging dedicated to empowering a gender diverse workforce through the development and advancement of GAF women in sales.On a freezing D.C. morning in February of 2019, Natalia Gallo, Regional Director of Mid-Atlantic Sales, answered the phone. "For the first time, I formally spoke out loud of the things that were happening—the real hurdles we face as women in sales within the predominantly male roofing industry." On the other end of the line, Rachel Engelstein, VP and Chief Litigation and Compliance Counsel, had the same thought, that this was something long overdue for real conversation. Together it was decided—we need to do something more.
2020 has been a year of monumental change, pushing many companies to consider how they can be better, how they can do things differently, and—most importantly—how they can help.Corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts allow GAF to bring about meaningful change in the communities it serves and within its own company. Here's a look back at some of the ways GAF has made a positive impact on more than 6,000 families this year.
Team Rubicon, as noted on their website, "serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises." So when the opportunity came to become a Team Rubicon Greyshirt and help people in need in the wake of recent natural disasters, the choice was obvious.