CSL Behring And Its Employees Give Back To Their Communities By Supporting A Range Of Charities Year-Round

 CSL Behring And Its Employees Give Back To Their Communities By Supporting A
                        Range Of Charities Year-Round

PR Newswire

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CSL Behring and its
employees helped numerous organizations throughout the United States in 2012,
from local United Way chapters to patient advocacy groups, food banks and
other agencies that provide vital services to people in need. With operations
in King of Prussia, Pa., Kankakee, Ill. and Boca Raton, Fla., and CSL Plasma
centers throughout the United States and sites in Knoxville, Tenn. and
Indianapolis, Ind., the company and its employees impacted many people.

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United Way campaign sets new record
The annual United Way campaign is the company's largest charitable initiative.
Together, CSL Behring, CSL Plasma and their employees raised $684,308 for
United Way in 2012, making it the company's most successful campaign to date.

  oKing of Prussia: $185,160 to United Way of Greater Philadelphia and
    Southern New Jersey
  oKankakee: $162,146 to United Way of Kankakee County
  oCSL Plasma: $337,002 to various United Way chapters

"Our employees are very generous and they enjoy giving back to their own
communities," said Paul Perreault, President of CSL Behring. "Employee
involvement in determining the organizations we help is important. We seek
their input in identifying local organizations needing support. It builds a
stronger sense of community and increases our giving efforts. We're proud of
all the ways in which our employees get involved and show they care."

Support for a variety of charities
Throughout the year, employees in many of CSL Behring's locations participated
in "Denim Days." By contributing to a designated charity, employees can wear
jeans to work on Fridays. The program benefitted organizations such as Ronald
McDonald House and Philadelphia Veterans Medical Center. 

In Kankakee, employees contributed to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, and in
King of Prussia, employees helped the hungry by donating food items and
packing over 8,500 pounds of food for the local food bank, Philabundance.
Kankakee and CSL Plasma center employees supported the Salvation Army by
donating coats and other clothing items. They helped other local charities
including an orphanage and an assisted living facility.

Helping patient advocacy groups
Employees raised monies for rare disease patient advocacy groups: Immune
Deficiency Foundation, Hemophilia Federation of America, Alpha-1 Foundation,
Hereditary Angioedema Association and Hemophilia Foundation of Illinois. The
CSL Plasma sites also contributed to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, the
Arthritis Foundation and local Hemophilia foundations. For information about
CSL's global performance in priority areas of its Corporate Responsibility
program visit http://www.csl.com.au/.

At CSL Behring, we have the opportunity - and the responsibility - to improve
the health of our communities. Communities where we live and work, and
communities with which we have the shared goal to enhance science and health.
This is a commitment we all share at CSL Behring and our employees demonstrate
it year after year.

About CSL Behring
CSL Behring is a leader in the plasma protein therapeutics industry. Committed
to saving lives and improving the quality of life for people with rare and
serious diseases, the company manufactures and markets a range of
plasma-derived and recombinant therapies worldwide.

CSL Behring therapies are used around the world to treat coagulation disorders
including hemophilia and von Willebrand disease, primary immune deficiencies,
hereditary angioedema and inherited respiratory disease, and neurological
disorders in certain markets. The company's products are also used in cardiac
surgery, organ transplantation, burn treatment and to prevent hemolytic
diseases in the newborn. For more information visit
http://www.cslbehring.com/. CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest
plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma.

Contact:
Chris Florentz, Manager Corporate Communications
610-878-4316
Christopher.Florentz@cslbehring.com

SOURCE CSL Behring

Website: http://www.cslbehring.com