ExxonMobil Foundation Donates to Pakistan Flood Relief, Recovery EffortsFunds to Be Distributed Through the Red Crescent
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Red Crescent for flood relief and recovery efforts in Pakistan, where the United Nations reports monsoon flooding has killed up to 1,600 people and left millions homeless.
"It's our hope that our support for Red Crescent's efforts will help to address the needs of those affected by this tragedy."
"Our sincere thoughts are with the people of Pakistan where thousands have lost their lives and millions more have been impacted by this disaster," said ExxonMobil Foundation President Suzanne McCarron. "It's our hope that our support for Red Crescent's efforts will help to address the needs of those affected by this tragedy."
The donation will be distributed to the Red Crescent through the American Red Cross. ExxonMobil does not operate in Pakistan.
About ExxonMobil Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) in the United States. The Foundation and the Corporation engage in a range of philanthropic activities that advance education, health and science in the communities where ExxonMobil has significant operations. In the United States, ExxonMobil supports initiatives to improve math and science education at the K-12 and higher education levels.
Globally, ExxonMobil provides funding to improve basic education, promote women as catalysts for development, and combat malaria and other infectious diseases in developing countries. In 2009, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation, its divisions and affiliates, and ExxonMobil Foundation provided $235 million in contributions worldwide, of which more than $98 million was dedicated to education. Additional information on ExxonMobil's community partnerships and contributions programs is available at www.exxonmobil.com/community.
Posted: September 1, 2010
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