ExxonMobil Employees Raise More Than $1.6 Million for North Texas Charities
Nearly 200 local nonprofit organizations benefit from employee-giving campaign
IRVING, Texas -- December 19, 2012
ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees in North Texas raised more than $1.6
million for charitable organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area during the
second-annual Employees’ Favorite Charities Campaign.
Employees and retirees contributed to nearly 200 charities that provide a wide
range of social and educational services to residents in Collin, Dallas,
Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant counties.
“ExxonMobil has a long history of supporting community groups and educational
organizations in North Texas through financial contributions and thousands of
hours volunteered by employees and retirees,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman
and chief executive officer, Exxon Mobil Corporation. “Our employees and
retirees continue a strong tradition of giving in the communities where we
live and work.”
Since 2007, ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees have provided more than
$33 million and 56,000 volunteer hours in support of North Texas charitable
organizations and universities.
About Exxon Mobil Corporation
ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company
and operates in most of the world’s countries, using technology and innovation
to help meet growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading
inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum
products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world.
ExxonMobil 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.
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