50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts

Download: Printable PDF Date: 30 Aug 2017 02:09 categories:
Publisher:
Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts - Manufacturer publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United States Aircraft: Airplanes

 The Boeing Company is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the company announced today. The contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

"Our thoughts are with all our neighbors and teammates throughout Texas who are dealing with the unprecedented impact from Hurricane Harvey," said Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing chairman, president and CEO. "The American Red Cross is the most effective organization to put this contribution to work as it quickly brings recovery and relief efforts to those residents hardest hit by this devastating storm."

In addition to corporate charitable and in-kind investments, Boeing employees give to their local communities by participating in volunteer programs, gift matching programs and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing. Consistent with Boeing employee gift match programs, the company will match qualifying employee contributions made to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief.

"The Red Cross is working around the clock in extremely challenging conditions in Texas to help people impacted by Hurricane Harvey," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross. "We couldn't do it without the generosity of our amazing donors like Boeing. With their support, the Red Cross can be there when disaster strikes to respond with shelter, food and the necessary supplies to ensure people are cared for, and to help during the recovery process. We're extremely grateful for their support."

Disaster relief efforts in the region align with Boeing's ongoing commitment to the communities where the company has a presence. Boeing employs close to 4,000 people in Texas and supports an estimated 39,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state. Boeing is active and engaged in Texas communities, contributing more than $3.2 million in charitable contributions in 2016.

Image result for Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts



Loading comments for Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts...


Recommended

Sepang Aircraft Engineering opens second hangar

Airbus maintenance facility in Malaysia also celebrates 10th anniversary  Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) officially opened its second hangar today with a ceremony attended by Dato‘ Sr...

Russia wants to supply the SSJ-100 and MC-21 aircraft to Algeria

Russia is interested in delivering its planes to Algeria: the Sukhoi Superject 100 (SSJ-100) and, over time, the MC-21. This issue was discussed within a working group, Russian Energy Minister Alexand...

Airbus Foundation and the Spanish Red Cross Association to promote the Flying Challenge project

More than 70 volunteers from Airbus and the Red Cross and hundreds of third-year students from five secondary schools in Madrid, Andalusia and Castile-La Mancha will be involved in the programme...

Airbus inaugurates its A330 Completion & Delivery Centre in China

First wide-body centre outside Europe, first European and Chinese made A330 delivered  Airbus has inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, taking addit...