ExxonMobil Contributes to Recovery and Relief Efforts in Alabama
Funds to be distributed through the American Red Cross
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the recent tornadoes that impacted Alabama and other states.
"We extend our heartfelt sympathies to all who have been impacted by the devastating tornadoes," said Russ Spahr, ExxonMobil Mobile Bay Operations Superintendent. "We hope that our donation to the Red Cross will help the people of Alabama who are in need as they try to recover and rebuild."
ExxonMobil's donation is being directed to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support central Alabama, which was the hardest hit by the tornadoes. The Relief Fund provides food, shelter, counseling and other assistance to the victims of this disaster and thousands of other disasters across the country each year.
ExxonMobil has natural gas production operations in Mobile Bay, Alabama, and employs approximately 200 people in the state who support those operations.
Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in a range of philanthropic activities that advance education, health and science in the communities where it has significant operations. In 2010, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation, its divisions and affiliates, and ExxonMobil Foundation provided $237 million in contributions worldwide, of which $110 million was 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 May 9, 2011