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ExxonMobil to donate $500k to disaster relief efforts

2 months 1 week 1 day ago August 19, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 Friday, August 19 2016 August 19, 2016 5:16 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – ExxonMobil announced Friday that the company will donate $500,000 to two organizations to disaster relief in Louisiana after this week’s historic flooding.

In a statement Friday, ExxonMobil said the $500,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross as well as the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and neighbors in Louisiana who have been impacted by storms and severe flooding in the region,"  Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation, said.  “We hope that this donation will help provide some relief to Louisianans as recovery efforts begin."

The company said ExxonMobil employs more than 5,500 employees and contractors in the Baton Rouge area.

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