News Release

Yanmar America Presents Good Neighbor with Donation

May 7, 2024
Yanmar America Corporation

Doug Belisle of the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter receives a donation from Yanmar America’s Community and Events Committee at a ceremony at Yanmar’s Adairsville Headquarters.

Adairsville, Georgia (May 2, 2024) - Yanmar America proudly announced its donation to the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter, an organization dedicated to helping families and individuals experiencing homelessness return to the community as productive members. President Jeff Albright presented a $30,500 check to Doug Belisle, Executive Director of Good Neighbor, during a ceremony at Yanmar's Adairsville headquarters.

"We are honored to stand alongside Good Neighbor in their tireless efforts to provide critical support and opportunities for those experiencing homelessness,” said Jeff Albright, President of Yanmar America. “This donation represents Yanmar America's unwavering commitment to fostering stronger, more resilient communities where everyone has the chance to thrive."

Yanmar Employees raised money through various initiatives, including golf tournaments, raffles, weekly jeans days, and a motorcycle ride, as well as participation in Good Neighbor events.

Doug Belisle expressed gratitude, saying, "Good Neighbor extends heartfelt thanks to Yanmar America for their generous donation. Corporate partners like Yanmar play a vital role in helping us provide crucial community services."

This collaboration reflects Yanmar America's ongoing commitment to community engagement and support. Through partnerships with organizations like Good Neighbor, Yanmar continues to work towards a better future for all.

About Yanmar America Corporation

Yanmar America Corporation, located in Adairsville, GA, is the regional headquarters of Yanmar Co., Ltd. a global company based in Osaka, Japan. Yanmar Co. Ltd. was established in 1912, and in 1933 became the world's first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. Today, Yanmar is a recognized leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment, as well as gas engine-based energy systems. Yanmar America Corporation is located at 101 International Parkway, Adairsville, GA 30103. For more information, please visit

About Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter

Good Neighbor, established in 1996, provides temporary shelter and comprehensive support to homeless individuals and families. With compassion, they address physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, empowering those in need to regain stability. Dedicated to restoring lives and preserving dignity, Good Neighbor offers essential resources and a sense of belonging to uplift individuals facing homelessness.
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Corporate Marketing, Yanmar America Corporation

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