Freeport LNG Development L.P. and the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive officer (CEO), Michael Smith, have announced plans to contribute US$50 000 each to flood relief in Brazoria County, Texas, US.
The contribution will benefit non-profit organisations providing assistance to victims of the recent flooding along the Brazos River.
Freeport LNG confirmed that the largest beneficiary of the donation will be the United Way of Brazoria County Flood Recovery Fund, followed by contributions to the Homeland Preparedness Project, Brazosport Cares Food Pantry, The Dream Center of Brazoria County and the Brazoria County SPCA.
Jenna Masters, Executive Director for United Way of Brazoria County, said: "Mr Smith and Freeport LNG continue to send a powerful message of philanthropy in Brazoria County. I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude for the corporate donation. This money will be put to good use to assist our Brazoria County residents and neighbours get back on their feet. There are many who have lost everything and the devastation is catastrophic. People are becoming antsy and impatient wanting to get back to their property. Those who are back want resources and need them quickly. These funds will help. It will be a long road to recovery."
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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