Exxon Mobil Corporation said that it is contributing $100,000 toward American Red Cross disaster relief assistance for communities impacted by recent severe storms and flooding in the Greater Houston area.
â€œWe extend our heartfelt sympathies to residents who have been affected by the recent storms and flooding,â€ said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer.
â€œWe hope that our assistance will help provide relief to our neighbors and friends in the Houston area during this challenging time.â€
ExxonMobilâ€™s contribution is being directed to the Greater Houston chapter of the Red Cross.
Company employees are also volunteering with relief efforts as part of the Red Cross â€œReady When the Time Comesâ€ program.
The Red Cross is currently providing shelter, meals, relief supplies and comfort to impacted residents.
More than 11,000 ExxonMobil employees live and work in the Greater Houston area.
Exxon Mobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the worldâ€™s growing energy needs.
ExxonMobil engages in a range of philanthropic activities that advance education, with a focus on math and science in the United States, promote women as catalysts for economic development, and combat malaria.
In 2015, together with its employees and retirees, ExxonMobil, its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $268 million in contributions worldwide.