Boeing Commits US$1 Million To Houston Relief Efforts Following on from Hurricane Harvey Flooding

The Boeing Company today announced that it is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas. According to Boeing, the contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Boeing Commits US$1 Million To Houston Relief Efforts Following on from Hurricane Harvey Flooding

The Boeing Company today announced that it is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas. According to Boeing, the contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Relief efforts continue in Houston, Texas as the flooding from Hurricane Harvey has seen thousands displaced from their homes and communities.

The Boeing Company today announced that it is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas. According to Boeing, the contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Boeing's Chairman and CEO, Dennis Muilenburg stated; “Our thoughts are with all our neighbors and teammates throughout Texas who are dealing with the unprecedented impact from Hurricane Harvey. The American Red Cross is the most effective organization to put this contribution to work as it quickly brings recovery and relief efforts to those residents hardest hit by this devastating storm.”

In addition to corporate charitable and in-kind investments, Boeing employees give to their local communities by participating in volunteer programs, gift matching programs and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing. Consistent with Boeing employee gift match programs, the company will match qualifying employee contributions made to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief.

Disaster relief efforts in the region align with Boeing’s ongoing commitment to the communities where the company has a presence. Boeing employs close to 4,000 people in Texas and supports an estimated 39,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state. Boeing is active and engaged in Texas communities, contributing more than $3.2 million in charitable contributions in 2016.