ExxonMobil Employees Raise More Than $1.7 Million for North Texas Charities
More than 175 local nonprofit organizations benefit from employee-giving campaign
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees in North Texas raised more than $1.7 million for charitable organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through ExxonMobil’s annual Employees’ Favorite Charities Campaign.
Employees and retirees contributed to more than 175 charities that provide a wide range of social and educational services to residents in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Rockwall and Tarrant counties.
“ExxonMobil has a long history of supporting community groups and educational organizations in North Texas through financial contributions and thousands of hours volunteered by employees and retirees,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer, Exxon Mobil Corporation. “Our employees and retirees continue a strong tradition of giving in the communities where we live and work.”
Since 2008, ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees have provided more than $34 million and 65,000 volunteer hours in support of North Texas charitable organizations and universities. In the past three years, monetary contributions by employees and retirees have increased by 12 percent.
About Exxon Mobil Corporation
ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company and operates in most of the world’s countries, using technology and innovation to help meet growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world.
ExxonMobil engages 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 economic development, and combat malaria and other infectious diseases in developing countries. In 2012, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $256 million in contributions worldwide, of which $116 million was dedicated to education. Additional information on ExxonMobil’s community partnerships and contributions programs is available at www.exxonmobil.com/community.
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Released December 23, 2013