Employee volunteers, suppliers and Esso gas stations fuel recovery
Imperial and ExxonMobil each pledge $250,000
Hundreds of employees participate in Days of Caring
Esso gift cards and other in-kind goods delivered to hardest hit
CALGARY, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Imperial Oil Foundation and its majority
shareholder, Exxon Mobil Corporation announced today a contribution of
$500,000 for flood-response efforts in southern Alberta. Imperial
provided an additional $150,000 building on $100,000 pledged to the Red
Cross immediately following the floods for a total of $250,000.
ExxonMobil contributed an additional $250,000.
"The generosity of our workforce has been fantastic," said Rich Kruger,
Imperial's chairman, president and CEO. "I am really proud of how many
of our employees are helping their neighbours and friends in this time
"The impacts from this flood are devastating and will take a significant
amount of time and resources to recover. Imperial will continue to
support our communities as we move forward."
Hundreds of Imperial employees have also contributed to the relief
effort so far by volunteering in Days of Caring with the City of
Calgary to clean up local communities and with the Red Cross to
distribute cleaning kits, camping equipment and emergency supplies to
Additional, in-kind donations made through Imperial include:
More than $10,000 in Esso fuel card donations to the Canadian Red Cross
and Siksika and Morley First Nations
$13,000 in cleaning supplies donated to the Red Cross through Imperial
suppliers Wallace and Carey, who also contributed an additional $5,000
Cleaning supplies and water from our employees and Velocity, a supplier
at Imperial's Strathcona refinery in Edmonton; Velocity also provided
the transportation to bring the materials to the Red Cross distribution
centre in Calgary
SOURCE: Imperial Oil Limited
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