OSHA reports there are well over 5,000 work site deaths each year in the USA, over 20% are in the construction industry. This is approximately 4.5 construction workers killed per working day in the USA.
December 12, 2022 - Kojo is excited to partner with Construction Angels. The two organizations alignment in values made them a logical fit and both are excited about continuing to impact the construction industry in the field where jobsite workers are the unsung heroes.
“After meeting with Kristi and seeing her passion for helping frontline families, I knew they were the perfect team to partner with,” said Ram Parimi, CRO at Kojo, “Kojo is grateful to be in a spot where we can continue to build on our values of impact and accountability by giving back to our communities. Coming together with Construction Angels allows us to rally around one big cause and create a more meaningful impact by working together.”
Since being founded in 2011 as a 501(c)3, Construction Angels has provided immediate financial assistance and grief counseling to the family left behind following when a construction worker has a fatality on the job site. They offer construction scholarship opportunities to qualified applicants, and additional scholarships to surviving children of fallen workers, along with providing aid to those families who may have just lost their only source of income.
Construction Angels has continued to expand their impact and now serves 21+ states with the goal of being an immediate source of assistance, public awareness of job site safety, and a conduit for continued support to the construction industry. Their goal is to make an everlasting impression and impact within the industry, one family at a time while honoring those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
“Construction Angels is honored to partner with Kojo this year to raise awareness and add donors within the industry,” said Kristi, CEO, Construction Angels.
Kojo is committed to raising awareness for frontline families and supporting Construction Angels through 2023 and beyond. You’ll start to notice a donation link in all of our employees' email signatures. Keep an eye out for donation buckets or contests at any trade shows that Kojo is participating at and be on the lookout for future events as well.
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Kojo and Construction Angels are watching over fallen workers' families together.
Kojo, the construction industry’s leading procurement platform, enables trade and self-perform general contractors to take control of their margins by consolidating the procurement process onto one, all-inclusive digital platform. By connecting the field, office, warehouse, accounting teams, and vendors, contractors gain visibility into real-time materials spending and usage, streamline workflows, and increase labor productivity. Contractors have access to a network of thousands of vendors to source the best prices and availability, find cost savings and reduce material waste. Kojo is trusted and utilized by thousands of construction professionals across the country every day.
About Construction Angels
Construction Angels, Inc., a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization that provides immediate financial assistance and grief counseling to the children (19 years & younger) and spouse left behind when a construction worker suffers a fatality on the jobsite. We offer construction scholarship opportunities to qualified applicants, and additional scholarships to surviving children of a fallen worker. The charity began in Lighthouse Point, Florida in 2011 and currently support families in AR, AZ, CA, DC, DE, GA, IL, KS, MD, MI, MO, MT, NC, NE, NV, OH, SD, UT, VA & WY! Our website www.constructionangels.us has an abundance of information about our charity.
We are financially supported by many companies, Organizations, Unions and Construction Associations within the industry. Our goal is to be in all 50 states by 2030. The 2018 Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated there are 7.2 million people working in the construction industry with projected steady growth over the next 10 years. OSHA reports there are well over 5,000 work site deaths each year in the USA, over 20% are in the construction industry. This is approximately 4.5 construction workers killed per working day in the USA.