HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2017--
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. today announced a contribution of $1 million from
Chevron and the Chevron Global Community Fund to assist with efforts to
recover from the damage done by Hurricane Irma.
“Chevron makes every effort to support the communities where we operate,
particularly in times of need,” said Dale Walsh, president of Chevron
Americas Products. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by this
The commitment includes a $600,000 donation to the American Red Cross
from the Chevron Global Community Fund to support immediate relief
efforts throughout the impacted regions. Another $400,000 is from
Chevron’s Fuel Your School program, which would normally be made
available based on fuel sales, going to DonorsChoose.org for local
public school classroom projects in south Florida.
In addition, the company will match any donations made to the relief
efforts by its employees and retirees.
Chevron has a large retail presence in Florida, Georgia and Alabama,
supplying more than 2,000 independently-owned Chevron and Texaco
stations from a total of 17 terminals – including five terminals owned
and operated by Chevron.
The Fuel Your School program has raised a total of $2 million since 2013
to fund public school classroom projects in Miami-Dade County, with the
support of local Chevron and Texaco marketers. In addition to Chevron’s
$400,000 contribution for 2017, another $100,000 will be donated by
local marketers. Please visit fuelyourschool.com for updates and program
These commitments follow Chevron’s $1 million donation to the American
Red Cross for response to Hurricane Harvey, along with another $1
million for DonorsChoose.org. Chevron continues to stay abreast of
recovery efforts and needs assessments moving forward.
Chevron (NYSE: CVX) is one of the world’s leading integrated energy
companies. Through its 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 petrochemicals and additives; generates power;
and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in
every aspect of the company’s operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon,
Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
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