ExxonMobil Gives Holiday Gift to Interfaith Housing Coalition

  ExxonMobil Gives Holiday Gift to Interfaith Housing Coalition

  *Seventh-annual chairman’s holiday gift of $50,000 goes to Dallas agency
    serving families in crisis
  *Gift will support mission to provide transitional housing assistance for
    working-poor families

Business Wire

IRVING, Texas -- December 06, 2012

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil
Corporation (NYSE:XOM), today presented Interfaith Housing Coalition
(Interfaith) with a $50,000 grant to assist the agency in fulfilling its
mission of providing transitional housing assistance and ancillary services to
local, working-poor families.

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer, Exxon Mobil
Corporation, presents the 2012 c ...

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer, Exxon Mobil
Corporation, presents the 2012 chairman's gift to Interfaith Housing Coalition
to honor the organization's work. Standing left to right are: Tiffany
McGuffin, former Interfaith client; Mr. Tillerson; Kimberly Williams,
executive director of Interfaith; and Brian Hegi and Kathryn Stricker,
Interfaith board officers. (Photo: Business Wire)

“It is an honor to support the Interfaith Housing Coalition and the
life-changing work you do in the community,” Tillerson said today at a
ceremony, marking the seventh time he has presented the annual chairman’s gift
during the holiday season. “May this gift assist in your continuing mission to
impact the lives of those in need, especially during this holiday season.”

Interfaith is the only nonprofit agency in Dallas that exclusively provides
transitional housing for working-poor families, of which 80 percent are made
up of single mothers and their children. For more than 25 years, Interfaith
has helped stabilize homeless families by providing fully furnished
apartments; counseling and play therapy; job-search, financial-literacy and
life-skills training; and after-school and childcare programs at no cost to
its clients.

Each year, Interfaith serves approximately 100 homeless families in an effort
to realize its mission of transitioning families from working poor to working
class to middle class in three years.

“It is a blessing to receive this sizable donation from ExxonMobil, especially
at this time of the year,” said Kimberly Williams, chief executive officer of
Interfaith. “With the uncertain economic conditions, our services are even
more compelling, and there is no greater gift than to have a roof over your
head.”

Tillerson established the annual holiday gift of $50,000 in 2006 to provide
assistance to a North Texas nonprofit agency during the holiday season. Past
recipients are St. Philip’s School and Community Center, Lena Pope Home, Vogel
Alcove, Irving Cares, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton and
Presbyterian Night Shelter of Tarrant County.

About Exxon Mobil Corporation

ExxonMobil is the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas
company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve
living standards around the world. ExxonMobil also engages in a range of
philanthropic activities that advance education, health and science in the
communities where ExxonMobil has significant operations. In the United States,
ExxonMobil supports initiatives to improve math and science education at the
K-12 and higher education levels. Globally, ExxonMobil provides funding to
improve basic education, promote women as catalysts for economic development,
and combat malaria and other infectious diseases in developing countries. In
2011, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation
(NYSE:XOM), its divisions and affiliates, and ExxonMobil Foundation provided
$278 million in contributions worldwide, of which $120 million was dedicated
to education. Additional information on ExxonMobil’s community partnerships
and contributions programs is available at www.exxonmobil.com/community.

About Interfaith Housing Coalition

For more than 25 years, Interfaith Housing Coalition has helped transition
families from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Looking ahead to the future,
Interfaith has launched the “Hand Up Movement” to help raise awareness and
educate the public on the plight of homeless families in our area. The goal is
to help 1,000 people transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency by 2015,
which is the year of Interfaith’s 30^th anniversary. Serving approximately 100
families each year, this achievement will save taxpayers an estimated $6
million by the end of 2015. For more information on Interfaith, its programs,
volunteer opportunities or the Hand Up Movement, please visit
www.ihcdallas.org.

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