COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announces that its philanthropic organization, W. R. Grace Foundation, Inc., is donating $100,000 to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey through the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Mark Shelnitz, Chairman of the W. R. Grace Foundation, said, “Our support for Hurricane Harvey relief through the Red Cross reflects our concern for the safety and security of our employees and their families, the communities where they live, and our many friends and neighbors in the region.”
Grace has a number of employees in the affected areas, operating facilities in Houston and Pasadena, TX; and Lake Charles and Norco, LA, none of which sustained damage.
Established in 1961, W. R. Grace Foundation, Inc. makes grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of education, health and human services, environmental stewardship, and cultural programs.
Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. With approximately 3,700 employees, Grace operates and/or sells to customers in over 60 countries. More information about Grace is available at grace.com.
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