Chevron Contributes $2 Million to Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts
SAN RAMON, Calif., October 24, 2012 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced that its subsidiary Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has contributed $2 million to provide assistance to communities affected by Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana and Mississippi.
The funds will be divided among the American Red Cross, Save the Children, The Salvation Army, parish emergency operation centers, the Committee for Plaquemines Recovery, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank. The contribution will address the basic needs of impacted communities, such as temporary shelter, clothing, food, clean water, essential supplies and physical well-being.
"Hurricane Isaac has passed, but many families and businesses still need help dealing with the aftermath of the storm," said Steve Green, Chevron's vice president of Policy, Government and Public Affairs. "This assistance will help those living in the hardest hit areas as they work to rebuild and recover."
Chevron has a long history of responding to natural disasters around the world. In the last five years, Chevron has supported more than 25 natural disaster relief and recovery efforts for hurricanes, tsunamis, cyclones, earthquakes, floods and typhoons. The company has strategic partnerships with nonprofit organizations that are among the best in disaster management.
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
Updated: October 2012