BASF contributes $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama
Contribution highlights company’s commitment to local communities
The BASF site in McIntosh contributed $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. The funds will assist more than 50 United Way partner agencies in Clarke, Washington, and Mobile counties.
“BASF is pleased to support United Way of Southwest Alabama,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh. “In addition to the company’s contribution our employees pledged more than $18,500 to the organization during our internal fundraising campaign. The contribution is a commitment to invest in the most critical needs facing Clarke, Mobile and Washington counties.”
This year, BASF employee volunteers participated in United Way’s annual Day of Caring. Employees spent one day completing projects that local United Way partner agencies didn’t have the time, money, staff, or additional resources to address.
“United Way of Southwest Alabama is grateful for the continued support BASF and its employees have shown over the years,” said Alan H. Turner II, President and CEO of United Way of Southwest Alabama. “The employees have more than doubled their contributions since last year’s campaign and it’s through such generosity that United Way is able to continue improving the quality of life in Clarke, Washington and Mobile counties.”
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Suggested caption: Amy Hannaman accepts the $22,000 contribution from BASF – McIntosh. Pictured from left to right: Winston Waite, BASF Operator, Amy Hannaman, Resource Development Coordinator – United Way, George Vann, Vice President, BASF, Cathy Boyett, Sustainability Coordinator, BASF, and LaShaunda Garrett Holly, Manager of Site Communications, BASF.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us .
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com .
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