SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chevron Corporation today announced a contribution of $250,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for wildfires in California.
“Our thoughts are with those impacted by the overwhelming effects of this situation and the people on the front lines battling to contain and extinguish the fires,” said Dale Walsh, vice president of corporate affairs for Chevron. “This donation reflects our ongoing commitment to help people in the communities where we do business during challenging times.”
Chevron has operated in California for more than 140 years. The company will also match any qualifying donations to wildfire relief efforts made by employees and retirees. The company has also previously committed $2 million to the California Fire Foundation (CFF) for a four-year program to support CFF’s direct victim assistance program, Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE).
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.