ExxonMobil Contributes $50,000 to Lena Pope Home
Donation Supports Education and Community Programs
FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, presented a check for $50,000 to the Lena Pope Home to support a comprehensive range of services, including family preservation, counseling, alternative education and foster care to meet the behavioral and healthcare needs of children, youth, adults and families.
"Lena Pope Home is known throughout the area for its years of commitment to family support and preservation," Tillerson said. "We are delighted to provide Lena Pope Home with this gift so they may continue their proud history."
Tillerson said the company went through a considerable selection process to decide which local area organization would receive funds for the 2007 holidays. Last year, the company supported St. Philip's School and Community Center in South Dallas.
About Lena Pope Home
Serving children and families for more than 76 years, Lena Pope Home, Inc. opened in 1930 and has been, and is committed to, creating a future of hope for all children and their families by offering preventive and rehabilitative services that strengthen and preserve family life. The home provides an effective, comprehensive range of services, including family preservation, counseling, alternative education, and foster care to meet the behavioral healthcare needs of children, youth, adults and families.
Lena Pope Home served more than 20,000 children and families in 2006. The home is located at 3131 Sanguinet Street in Fort Worth. For more information about Lena Pope Home, please visit www.lenapopehome.org.
About Exxon Mobil Corporation
Exxon Mobil Corporation and ExxonMobil Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of Exxon Mobil Corporation in the United States, engage in a range of philanthropic activities that advance education, health and public policy 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 and combat malaria and other infectious diseases in developing countries. In 2005, Exxon Mobil Corporation, its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $133 million in contributions worldwide, with $42 million dedicated to education. Additional information on ExxonMobil's community partnerships and contributions programs is available at www.exxonmobil.com/community.
Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Released January 29, 2008